Maine has a variety of benefits available to qualifying veterans and dependents in addition to those offered by the federal government. Assistance in applying for these benefits may be obtained by contacting one of our Bureau's field offices
- Togus Veterans Administration Medical and Regional Office
- Federal Benefits Booklet for Veterans and Dependents
- VA National Cemetery System Graves Locator
- Agent Orange
- VA Website for Returning OEF/OIF Servicemembers
This newly enhanced VA website is just for returning OEF/OIF servicemembers. The website offers tailored information on VA services and programs, as well as video features and a blog.
- Post 9-11 GI Bill
- eBenefits Portal
The eBenefits portal is a joint VA and DoD project that allows Service Members and Veterans to access and retrieve copies of their official military personnel records such as DD214s, discharge, separation, and retirement documents, medical and physical examinations, active and reserve orders and more.
- Directions to Togus Veterans Administration
- New National Resource Directory for Wounded Warriors, Veterans
The US Department of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs are pleased to introduce the redesigned and enhanced National Resource Directory Web site. Created for Wounded Warriors, Veterans and their families and caregivers, the new National Resource Directory has proved to be a useful tool for service providers who support the military and Veterans communities. The National Resource Directory provides over 10,000 services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
- Social Security Benefits for Wounded Warriors
- Updated Guidance for Purple Heart for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
The Department of Defense (DOD) is clarifying its guidance for awarding the Purple Heart for concussion injuries. Veterans who believe they’re eligible for the Purple Heart may contact the State of Maine, Bureau of Veteran Services. DOD allows the award of the Purple Heart even if a service member was not treated by a medical officer, as long as a medical officer certifies that the injury would have required treatment by a medical officer had one been available.
- ROK Korean War Service Medal Information and Application
- Veterans Retraining Assistance Program