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Wartime Pension

   

If you are a U.S. veteran who served during specific wartime periods or are the surviving spouse of one, you may be eligible for the little-known Wartime Pension Benefits. The pension is intended to provide a guaranteed minimum income for veterans over 65 or their survivors who qualify.

 

A veteran or his/her survivor who is eligible for the Wartime Veterans Pension may also be qualified for the additional Aid and Attendance Supplement or the Housebound Supplement. These supplements are paid in addition to the basic pension, and provide a small additional income for persons who either need daily assistance with everyday living tasks or are substantially confined to their home.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

2017 VA Improved Disability Pension Rates

      

Veteran(s) and/or Child & Spouse

Without Spouse or Child.............................................................$13,166

With One Dependent...................................................................$17,241
Permanently Housebound, No Dependents............................$16,089
Permanently Housebound, One Dependent...........................$20,166
Needing regular aid and attendance, No Dependents...........$21,962
Needing regular aid and attendance,.One Dependent...........$26,036
Two Veterans Married to Each Other........................................$17,241
Two Veterans Married to Each Other – One housebound......$20,166
Two Veterans Married to Each Other – Both housebound.....$23,087
Two Veterans Married to Each Other – One needing A & A....$26,036
Two Veterans Married to Each Other – One housebound and one needing A & A................................................................................$28,953
Two Veterans Married to Each Other – Both needing A & A...$34,837
Increase for each additional dependent child...........................$2,250

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