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  Frequently Asked Questions

Who deals with veteran affairs?
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs deals with veteran affairs.

As a veteran, what benefits am I entitled to?
Through its network of regional Veterans Service offices, the Division of Veterans Programs provides the state's 712,000 veterans and their dependents with information and guidance in filing claims. Trained veterans service officers at those offices also assist veterans with issues pertaining to employment, education, burial, counseling, housing, social and medical services, and other areas of concern to veterans and their families. For additional information, check out the New Jersey Veterans Guide.

What are the medical benefits for veterans?
The New Jersey Veterans Guide has information about health care services for veterans.

How can I find the nearest veterans hospital?
The federal Department of Veterans Affairs lists New Jersey's veteran health care facilities.

How can I apply for a New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal?
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has a Web page concerning the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal. You can also download an awards application (*pdf) online.

What are the death benefits for veterans?
The New Jersey Veterans Guide has information about death benefits for veterans.

Where can I find information about headstones for veterans?
The New Jersey Veterans Guide has information about VA Headstones for Burials in Private Cemeteries.

Where are the military cemeteries located in New Jersey?
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery is located in Arneytown, North Hanover Township, Burlington County on Provinceline Road, which intersects Route 664 to the north of the cemetery and Routes 537 and 528 to the south.

 

 

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