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Ex Wives Rights to deceased Veterans Disability Pension?

Ex Wives Rights to deceased Veterans Disability Pension?  I know a Ex-Wife of a deceased Veteran, who died recently from cancer due to expousure while he was in Vietnam.  They were married for a little over 39 years and had three children, but about one year before he was dianosed with the cancer, (2008) they divorced. He was granted 100% disability after the divorce, and died in about a month ago.  Since they were married for over 39 years and she was his only wife, is she entilted to 50% of his Disability Pension for the rest of her life? We are looking for any information that we can find on this subject, and can be reached at RonaldMartello@aol.com

Thank You Ronald Martello 

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hi... i wish i knew the answer to this question.. also.

i wish u the best on this... and hope you get it.

i, myself, was married 14 years to vietnam vet . right after we divorced he filed for va disability and got full disability. and continues to get..... if he passes away... can i get part of his benefit.

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