New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs

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The mission of the New York State Bureau of Veterans Education is to inspect, approve, and supervise programs offered by qualified educational institutions, training establishments, and tests for licensing and certification for veterans, eligible persons, or reservists, under the standards and provisions of Title 38, U.S

Discharge Upgrade Appeals

Suggested Documents To Provide

1) Military Discharge Paperwork (DD214 or equivalent) and accompanying separation packet.

New York State offers reimbursements of up to $2,000 to a Veterans Service Organization tasked by a county’s government with providing interment services for an indigent Veteran. Reimbursements are issued pursuant to Chapter 29 of the Laws of 2016. The Indigent Burial Reimbursement application is available here:


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