The U.S. Department of
the Treasury is sending a direct mail letter in the coming weeks to a select group of VA Compensation or Pension check recipients
to encourage them to switch from a paper check to the Direct Express® Debit MasterCard®
card for their payments. The Direct Express® card is endorsed by VA and is
safer, easier and more convenient than receiving a paper check.
Who will receive the mailer and when?
In May and June 2010, 150,000 VA Compensation or Pension check recipients
in Texas, New York, California, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, and West Virginia will receive the mailer, which will include
a letter from Treasury’s Financial