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Department of Veterans Affairs

Agency VA
  1. federal executive division responsible for programs and policies relating to veterans and their families. The VA administers benefits that include compensation payments for disability or death related to military service, pensions and life insurance, educational assistance and vocational rehabilitation, home loan guaranty, burial, and medical care. Through its numerous regional offices and facilities, the VA serves some 23 million veterans. It maintains separate appeals boards to settle disputes involving entitlement claims and vendor contracts.

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