Combat veterans get five years of free medical/dental care. They also lowered the standards to qualify for
VA medical care for regular veterans because they are teaching hospitals and need more human guinea pigs for their research
projects, human experiments, experimental medication and techniques and for medical students to practice on (Research grants
is where they get most of their operating money). Apply at your local VA hospital or clinic.
with 50 percent service-related disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs or a 40 percent rating due to lower
limb amputation can get a free drivers license and disabled veteran license plates. For veteran license plates go to: http://www.txdmv.gov/vehicles/license_plates/qualifying/military.htm. They have radio frequency chips in them that allow you to drive thru some Texas toll roads without paying. Read which toll
roads qualify at: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/veterans-with-disabilities-wont-need-toll-tag-to-d/nSLQG/ . Just be sure to ditch the plates when the stuff hits the fan because they can be used to track you, as can your cell phones
and bank cards. Note: There is a difference between regular DV (disabled veteran) tags and the DV tags with the handicap symbol.
You need the handicap symbol to park in handicap parking. Dont get a ticket.
Fill out the
veteran driver license form at: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/internetforms/Forms/DL-14A.pdf
can get Free Texas State Park Admission: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm and free annual or lifetime passes: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm . See if you qualify.
Veterans also can get Hazelwood Act educational assistance. (tuition exemption- See your college veteran
Lowes and Home Depot give a 10% discount (must have a VA hospital ID with service-connected written under
your picture or a VA letter of service-connected disability);
Spring Dodge Chrysler Dealership gives a $500.00
discount. I don’t know if that’s still going on;
With the DV (disabled
veteran) tag, most government buildings garages give free parking and most theme parks give preferred parking; of course you
need the disabled symbol on your tags to park in any handicap parking. This offer differs from place to place, so check first.
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