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This page tells all about the duties, roles, and requirements of the Secretary of Veterans Affair and the Department of Veterans Affair. It is part of our United States Government series.

Seal of the Department of Veterans Affirs
Seal of the Department of the Veterans Affairs

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs is the top official of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Responsibilities include providing U.S. war veterans and their families with comprehensive benefits including pensions, medical benefits, educational loans, life insurance, rehabilitation, and burial services. Units under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs include the Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Benefits Administration, and the National Cemetery Administration.

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