Special Report

The Most Popular Veterans Benefit in Every State

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> Most popular benefit: Soldiers’ homes

Massachusetts has two soldiers’ homes that offer both residential and long-term care options for veterans.

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> Most popular benefit: Michigan veterans Trust Fund

The trust fund provides emergency grants to help combat-era veterans and their families weather unforeseen, temporary financial emergencies.

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> Most popular benefit: VA claims representation

In Minnesota, claims representatives assist state veterans with their needs.

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> Most popular benefit: Homestead exemption

Veterans in Mississippi are exempt from all ad valorem taxes on the assessed value of homestead property.

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> Most popular benefit: Missouri state veterans services program

Service officers in Missouri provide counseling and assistance when veterans have questions about compensation, pensions, education benefits, life insurance, medical benefits, state benefits, and burial benefits.

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