There are several veterans' benefits that the state of Nebraska provides. This is a brief overview of each program.
Nebraska Financial Assistance Benefits
Through the Homestead exemption program a portion of the valuation of the homestead is exempt from taxation. More on the exemption can be found here.
The Nebraska Veterans' Aid Fund offers financial assistance to veterans and their dependents in case of emergency.There are several veterans' benefits that the state of Nebraska provides. This is a brief overview of each program.
Other Nebraska State Veterans' Benefits
With the Waiver of Tuition program, Children, spouses and widows/widowers of veterans are exempt from paying tuition for any state college or community college in the State of Nebraska.
Veteran Disabled Permits are available to all disabled veterans through the Game and Parks Commission.
The State Service Office conducts interviews with veterans and veterans' dependents to determine if they are eligible for veterans' benefits, and advises and assists applicants in the completion of the application forms.
After a veteran ends his/hers service in the Armed Forces, the discharge documents are kept on file in the Department.
The Department of Veterans' Affairs keeps a permanent registry of the graves of all veterans that served in the military during wartime.
For more on Nebraska State Veterans' Benefits, go to http://www.vets.state.ne.us/ and http://www.military.com/benefits/veteran-state-benefits/nebraska-state-v....