Retiring or being discharged from the military is one of the most trying times for service members. You must leave your military life and training to venture once more into the civilian life, transition into a civilian career, and navigate the waters of life without the military. But the good news is, you don t have to do it alone. As a veteran of the U.S. military, you are entitled to multiple benefits including health care, loans, and many other aids for all aspects of your life. The Complete Guide to Veterans Benefits will help you discover and apply for every benefit you are eligible to receive. As of 2010, there were approximately 21.8 million veterans in the United States., according to the U.S. Census Bureau. When not on duty, 20 percent of these veterans do not have health coverage. This book will help you discover all you could be receiving for your dedicated service to this country. Author Bruce C. Brown provides all the details you need to know in order to receive your maximum benefits. Still serving in the U.S. Coast Guard, Brown understands what it takes to be in the military and knows the difficulties of navigating all of the government programs and policies. That s why he has gathered everything you need to know here, in one great resource. Topics included are: health care, disability compensation, The Post-9/11 GI Bill, scholarships, grants, military discounts, VA loans, vocational rehabilitation and employment, hospitals and facilities, and much more. Take the next step for yourself and your family s future by finding out what veterans benefits you qualify for, and apply for them today using this book as your guide. Thank you for your service.