Veterans' Burial Benefits

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My fellow veteran let me be the first to thank you for your service to our country. You are part of a very special group of Americans even though you may not admit it. Whether you served in a hot war or cold war your service to our great country has my gratitude. Reading this article means that you are considering your burial options. I would like to give you some information that you will find of value. Many veterans are depending on being buried in a Veteran's Memorial Cemetery or in a local cemetery. While this is certainly possible there are a few misconceptions about Veteran's Burial benefits. As a result of these misconceptions many families of veterans are left with the heavy burden of the high cost of funeral expenses. Veterans through out our great country believe that they fully understand their VA death benefits. Few, however, understand that there will be costs that the family must bear.

Again let me express my gratitude for your service. I am a veteran and I understand the pride that comes with serving our country. When I see the flag flying in a strong breeze I think of those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. It seems strange; however, that many veterans have never actually looked into or asked about what is, in fact, included as part of their VA death benefits. As people mature they realize that there are many things that they have been wrong about. When death strikes a home, it is not the time to find out you where wrong about your VA Burial Benefits. Funny isn't it that as Americans we tend not to want to face things we do not understand. Very few Americans will admit when they are wrong about something, it kind of goes against our nature. Now am I saying that you are mistaken about you VA Burial benefits? Possibly. What I am saying that many veterans do not know exactly what there benefits are.

It is my hope that you are not one of the veterans that thinks VA will pay for everything. I speak with many veterans and there a few that truly understand that the VA will not pay for everything. Allow me to challenge you right now to go to the official VA web site and find out exactly what your veterans burial benefits truly are. The time to find out and make plans is now before the need arises and your family is left with the unexpected high cost of a funeral.

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L. Allan Ellis represents funeral service providers across the State of Arizona.
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This article was published on 2010/03/27