• Federal Benefits

    The Federal government provides a variety of entitlements to which veterans, their dependents and their survivors eligibility.

    These include:

    • Compensation for veterans with service connected disabilities.
    • Pension for veterans with non-service connected disabilities that fall within income and disability eligibility guidelines.
    • GI Bill education benefits  - for veterans. 
    • Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Home Loan Guaranty First Mortgage Home Loan.
    • Burial Benefits - flag, grave marker, burial allowance and burial in a government cemetery. 
    • Dependency Indemnity Compensation for widows and dependents for veterans that died from a service-connected disability or were rated 100% service-connected disabled for a period of 10 or more years.

    Chapter 35 education benefits for spouses or dependents of veterans rated 100% service-connected disabled, and for widows and dependents of deceased veterans that died of a service-connected disability or were 100% service-connected for 10 years or more at the time of death.

    For more detailed information on these and other federal veteran programs, visit the U.S. Department of VA. The Waukesha County Department of Veterans' Services will gladly assist with applications for the above listed entitlements. For more information please call (262) 548-7732 or submit email to vetserve@waukeshacounty.gov.