Image description: U.S. Army Spc. Brett Hyde, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, performs sentinel duty at the Tomb of the Unknowns before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
Every year a ceremony is held on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery. It begins with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
Learn more about Veterans Day.
Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr., U.S. Army.
How do I apply for Va hospital and health benifits
Asked by an anonymous Tumblr user.
If you served in the active military, naval, or air service and were honorably discharged or released, you may qualify for VA health care benefits, including hospital services. Certain Reservists and National Guard Members may also qualify. Check your eligibility.
If you qualify, you can apply online or by phone, mail, or in-person. Learn more about all the ways you can apply.
Image description: Cpl. Jack Wilson (left) and his brother, William R. Wilson, are photographed in Verdun, France on VE Day, May 7, 1945. Photo from the Veterans History Project.
William Wilson began his career with the Army in 1941. By the time he was discharged in 1945, his World War II photos had been published in Life and Look magazines and numbered in the hundreds. Learn more about Wilson and his contributions to history.
Wilson’s story and other stories from the brave men and women who served in the armed forces are available from the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project. You can contribute by interviewing a veteran and submitting the story.
Contribute to the Veterans History Project or browse the stories.
Asked by Anonymous
Hello I'm a US Army Vet interested in continuing a higher education what options I have
Military members and veterans have several different educational benefits available from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and you may qualify for more than one.
You can use the Benefit Comparison Tool to help narrow down which program is best for you.
Once you determine which benefits you qualify for, you can apply for them online.