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Veterans' benefits history

True or false: By the 1920s, three different federal agencies administered veterans' benefits.

A. True
B. False

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Answer: A, true

"As the U.S. entered World War I in 1917, Congress established a new system of Veterans benefits, including programs for disability compensation, insurance for service personnel and Veterans, and vocational rehabilitation for the disabled. By the 1920s, three different federal agencies administered the various benefits: the Veterans Bureau, the Bureau of Pensions of the Interior Department, and the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers." Learn more.


Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Jun 22, 2017 at 5:08 AM

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