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Department of veterans affairs

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  • 1. Department of Veterans Affairs Organizational Snapshot* Board of Veterans AffairsVeterans Benefits Veterans Health National Cemetery Administration Administration Administration *This chart only includes the main VA branches. Follow this link for a complete VA organizational Chart.
  • 2. Veterans Benefits Administration Benefits Services Compensation Beneficiary Financial Counseling Education & Training Career Center Life Insurance Educational & Vocational Counseling Pension Independent Living ProgramVocational Rehabilitation & Mortgage Delinquency Employment Assistance VetSuccess
  • 3. Veterans Health Administration "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan"The Department of Veterans Affairs Health Administrationoversees hospital and health care for eligible veterans. TheVA system centers around flagship hospitals with outliningcare centers. For VA health care location see the VA’s HealthAdministration page.
  • 4. National Cemetery AdministrationThe VA’s National Cemetery Administration provides burial services toeligible veterans and provides burial space for eligible familymembers.• The VA covers certain burial expenses. Eligible veterans can acquire a headstone, a Presidential memorial certificate, and can be buried in a national cemetery. – For national cemetery requirements see the VA’s National Cemetery eligibility page or call the VA at 800-535-1117. – For information on potential reimbursement for a veterans funeral costs see the VA’s Burial and Plot-Internment Allowances Fact Sheet. – VA forms to receive a headstone, a presidential memorial certificate are accessible on the Funeral Director Resources page. Many states also administer veterans cemeteries. – See the Veterans Cemeteries - States, Territories, and Tribal Governments webpage for state, territory and tribal run cemeteries.
  • 5. Board of Veterans AffairsThe Board of Veterans Affairs (BVA) isthe administrative section responsiblefor reviewing benefit claim appeals.