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Non-Service-Connected Pension


A.K.A. - Aid & Attendance

Veteran / Spouse
• Must be permanently and totally disabled, or age 65 or older
• Veteran must be honorably discharged
• Veteran must have served at least 90 consecutive days
• Veteran must have served at least 1 day during a period of war
• Disability does not have to be related to military duty
• Pension is needs-based—must meet income and net worth requirements; or
• If the veteran has too much income or too many assets, he/she will not qualify for the pension
• A higher pension is awarded if the veteran is housebound
• An even higher pension if the veteran is in need of regular aid and attendance

Official Dates for Periods of War
• Mexican Border: May 9, 1916 to April 5, 1917
• World War I: April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 April 1, 1920 if served in Russia
• World War II: December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946
• Korean War: June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955
• Vietnam War: August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 or February 28, 1961 if served in Vietnam
• Persian Gulf War: August 2, 1990 to [date not yet determined]

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