The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has produced a free pamphlet which gives a useful, “down and dirty” summary of all  benefits and services offered by the VA. The pamphlet also gives toll-free phone numbers where applicants can get assistance, and the address for internet access to the VA’s website.  (By the way, the VA has a great website, located at I think the pamphlet is a helpful introduction to the benefits and services offered by a complex agency. The pamphlet can be found here – VA Pamphlet 21-00-1