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The Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35 DEA) provides educational benefits to spouses and children of veterans who either died while in service, died as a result of a service-connected disability, or became totally and permanently disabled as a result of their military service.

For more information on Chapter 35 benefits, please visit the Veterans Affairs website or call VA at 1-888-442-4551.

Announcement page

JMU Chapter 35 Brochure

VMSDEP Benefits at JMU

VA Benefits for Spouses, Dependents, Survivors and Family Caregivers - comprehensive list of available VA benefits for spouses, dependents and survivors. 

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