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The Gold Star Parent Annuity Benefit authorizes an annuity payment of up to $500 per Gold Star parent of a deceased Veteran. Applicants approved for the Gold Star Annuity Payment are required to verify eligibility on a yearly basis. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:   

Gulf War Registry health exam, a free exam for possible long-term health problems associated with Gulf War service during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom

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Veterans Crisis Line

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The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA or Division) advocates on behalf of New York’s Veterans and their families, as individuals and as a group, to ensure they receive benefits granted by law for service in the United States Armed Forces.

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DMV Veteran Service Branch Plates

The branch specific plates are the newest offering in the Military and Veteran series of license plates.


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