Benefits & Services

Federal & State Programs
Martin County veterans and dependents may be entitled to the following benefits and services through federal and state programs:

Federal Benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Agent Orange benefits (veterans/spouses/dependents)
  • Bronze star grave marker
  • Burial
  • Burial flags
  • CHAMPVA health benefits
  • Death benefits
  • DIC (service connected death)
  • Disability compensation (service connected disabilities)
  • Education benefits
  • Headstone/Grave Marker/Medallion
  • Medical care at VA hospitals/clinics
  • Non-service pension (veterans)
  • Survivor benefits
  • VA home loans
  • Vocational rehabilitation (service connected disabled veterans)
  • Widows pension
  • Women veterans programs

State Benefits from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Dental and optical assistance (veterans/spouses/widows)
  • Property tax exclusion (for 70% or greater service connected disabled veterans)
  • State veterans cemetery (Little Falls, MN)
  • State veterans homes (nursing home and domiciliary care)
  • Temporary financial assistance (short term disability)
  • Veterans and war orphans education benefits
  • Veterans preference advocacy