Veterans Disability Pension

Army National Guard: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet

Summary

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) helps Veterans and their Families cope with financial challenges by providing supplemental income through the Veterans Pension benefit. Veterans Pension is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans.

 

Eligibility

Army National Guardsmen on drill status are not eligible for a Veterans Disability Pension. This program is intended for retired Service members.

Additional Information

For more information about VA Disability Pension, please call the VA toll-free at 1-800-827-1000, or visit the official Veterans Disability Pension website maintained by Veterans Affairs: https://benefits.va.gov/pension/vetpen.asp

For more information and examples of rate calculation, please visit: https://benefits.va.gov/PENSION/rates.asp

Document Review Date: 31 May 2019