VA awards survivor benefits to first-known gay war widow
Monday, May 19, 2014
Posted by: Suzanne Gerstner
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Gold Star Wives membership is open to:
Any surviving spouse of any person of the United States military who died while a member of the armed forces of our country, or who died subsequent to such service as a result of an injury or disability incurred during such service, shall be eligible for membership in the chapters of the Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., if there is a chapter in the area within which the person resides; however, where there is no chapter organized within the place where such qualified member resides, such qualified person may become a member-at- large. Proof of eligibility shall be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Acceptable types of proof are DD1300, DD214 and VA Disability letter with death certificate. or VA Verification Letter,