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FinancialMilitary families can experience changes to income, benefits and expenses. Their resources may change depending on how they serve. For example, veterans' financial supports may be different from those of an active duty family. This tool provides information about financial resources and benefits.

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VA veteran expenditures by county
Definition: The estimated dollar expenditures for major VA programs at the state, county, or Congressional District levels. Expenditure data are grouped by the following categories: Compensation and Pension; Education and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment; and Medical Expenses.
Source/Date: Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) Office of Policy and Planning (OPP)/2010-2017
View: Map, table or graph
Map Display: Thematic
State benefits
Definition: State tax benefits for service members and veterans
Source/Date: Data located at the website of each state's government veterans department/December 2016
View: Table
Map Display: None
VA benefit administration offices by location
Definition: Veteran service officer (VSO) locations in the state.
Source/Date: Data located at the website of each state's government veterans department/January 2018
View: Map or table
Map Display: Location

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