The basic eligibility requirements that a Veteran must meet in order to receive Disability Pension Benefits are:
- Veteran must be discharged under “other than dishonorable” conditions, and
- Veteran served both the minimum period of service as well as during a period of war, and
- Veteran’s income is significantly limited and the Veteran does not have the assets or net worth to provide for her/his adequate care, and
Veteran is over 65, or
- Veteran is permanently and totally disabled, and the Veteran’s permanent and total disability is not the result of her/his own willful misconduct.