August 16 – Don’t miss out on VA life insurance


Did you know injuries or medical conditions from service can make it difficult or even impossible for you to obtain private life insurance?

VA offers life insurance programs that do not look at service-connected disabilities, or in some cases any disabilities, depending on the program and when you apply. But there are limited eligibility windows. Don’t miss your chance to enroll!

Learn about these critical application deadlines during the Facebook Live event on August 16 at 1 p.m. EDT. Join representatives from VA and Blue Star Families as they discuss eligibility requirements as well as how and when to apply.

Discover resources and have your questions answered in the comments section following the video. 

This event is part of the “#ExploreVA: From Service to Success” online series highlighting how Veterans and their families use VA benefits and services. These benefits help Veterans earn degrees, start careers, buy homes, stay healthy and more. Visit for information on events, resources and how to apply for VA benefits.

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Dominique Ramirez

Dominique joined VA in 2013 and has supported a wide array of activities within the Office of Public Affairs. As a web developer, he helps manage pages across the domain. He also manages the VAntage Point and VA Insider blogs. As the Intern Program Manager for the Digital Media Engagement team, Dominique leads a team that helps create content for VAntage Point, Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Instagram. Dominique has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, and a Master of Science in Information Technology from Southern New Hampshire University. Prior to his work in the federal government, Dominique spent 10 years in the U.S. Navy.


  1. Roberta Schrader    

    It’s a great idea but how does the Veteran apply?

  2. Roberta Schrader    

    It’s a great idea but how does anyone apply?

  3. William E Brack    

    I am a Vet…1956-1962 USAF, SAC. Can I get Life Insurance at age 82 ? If so what is the monthly fee and amount of policy?

  4. Mike Willbur    

    I get plenty of ads about life insurance only to be declined for health reasons. So when i called to confirm the fact that i can buy insurance without medical questions, once again, i was told that was not so.

  5. Deane Gofigan Quinata    

    I am looking foward to the August 16, 2018 enrollment for the VA life insurance…… I didnt meet the deadline back then becoz my biological Mother had passed away…..and shortly thereafter my brother in law passed as well so I just gave up it seems like i fell back and fell behind again in life and i know how hard i worked to keep in track with the va information online and as well as my souuse/primary caregiver..thank you all for hearing me out….SFC Quinata.Deane Retired Hooah

  6. Charles Stewart    

    I’d like more information about applying for V.A. life insurance. My phone number is 781-985-4704. Only serious and pertinent information is needed. No sales or other unwanted ads are warranted. Thanks

  7. Rosanne M Tanner    

    Am I eligible to apply for VA life insurance?

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