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My ex-husband was a world war 2 veteran. He died in 2002, Am I entitled to any military benefits? We were married for 30 years and neither of us remarried.

Asked by an anonymous Tumblr user.

We’re sorry for your loss and extend our sincere thanks for your ex-husband’s service.

The Veterans Benefits Administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) handles benefits for spouses, children, and parents of servicemembers and veterans who are deceased or disabled by a service-connected disability.

You may be eligible for the following benefits:

Learn more about these benefits and other services for dependents or survivors.

If you have questions about VA benefits for dependents and survivors, call 1-800-827-1000 or send them an e-mail.

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