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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Veterans Benefits in Utah

Many benefits are available for Utah Veterans


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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Proposed Changes to VA Benefits- Kathie Brown Roberts P.C.

On January 23, 2015, the Department of Veteran Affairs (hereinafter “VA”) issued proposed changes to the regulations affecting VA Pension eligibility, a needs-based program.  In support of the proposed changes to the regulations, the VA points to the results of a 2012 Government Accountability Offices (GAO) report.  That report recommended changes in order to “maintain the integrity of VA’s needs-based benefit programs.” 


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Monday, March 18, 2013

Amazing Benefits Available to Utah Veterans..including free help with VA Pension Applications

More information on specific eligibility for benefits can be found on the local VA website at veterans.utah.gov , but you may be interested in the following list of available benefits and contact information (not exhaustive):

  • Property tax abatement depending on percentage of disability;
  • Purple Heart Tuition Waiver;
  • Tuition Waiver for Military Members’ Surviving Dependents;
  • Honorary High School Diplomas;
  • Veterans Upward Bound (assisting in obtaining admission to post-secondary schools);
  • Veterans License Plates;
  • Veterans Job Representatives;
  • Veterans Job Preference;
  • Veterans Hiring Priority;
  • Veteran Nursing Homes;
  • Utah State Veterans Cemetery and Memorial Park located at 117111 Camp Williams Road in Bluffdale;
  • Bus and Trax Reduced Fare Cards;
  • Community Based Outpatient Clinics;
  • Valor House (provides transitional housing to homeless veterans for up to two years)  (801) 582-1565 ext. 2703

Did you know that you may obtain exceptional help filling out a VA applications for pension benefits for *FREE* from the American Legion (801) 326-2380;  VFW  (801) 326-2385;  DAV  (801) 326-2375; or Purple Heart (801) 326-2471?


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