POW/MIA Info

There are still 7,986 MIAs as of October, 2011

 

VA – Former POW Information:

  • VA has benefits and health care programs for former POWs and their dependents
  • VA’s benefits for former POWs have expanded in recent years, including new entitlement rules for disability compensation, special eligibility for VA health care and greater access to medication and dental services. Many former POWs may not be aware of the benefits for which they are eligible even if they are currently receiving compensation
  • If you are a former POW not receiving VA benefits or health care, now is the time to apply for benefits and enroll in the VA health care system
  • Each VA Regional Benefits Office and VA Medical Center has a former POW coordinator on staff. VA medical centers have former POW clinical treatment teams
  • Former POWs not receiving VA benefits should contact VA at 1-800-827-1000

For More Information visit KWVA

Official U.S. Government website on personnel accounting and personnel recovery matters

 

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