What is veteran affairs death pension? This benefit paid to eligible dependents of deceased wartime veterans.
You may be eligible if:
·the deceased veteran was discharged from service under other than dishonorable conditions, and
·he or she served 90 days or more of active duty with at least one day during a period of war*, and
·you are the surviving spouse or unmarried child of the deceased veteran, and
·your countable income is below a yearly income limit set by law.