Wednesday, February 21, 2024


CMC Veterans’ Bureau Provides Number of Services & Benefits

By Sponsored Content

The Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau was established shortly after World War II by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders to aid and assist Veterans, widows and their families. They work to provide services to countywide Veterans to eliminate the need to travel long distances to obtain Veterans’ benefits, program information and assistance.
The Bureau is certified and accredited by the VA to draft claims on behalf of local veterans seeking assistance, as well as assist in applying for the following benefits:
• Burial Allowances
• Compensation
• Correction/Review of Military Records
• Educational Benefits
• Fare Free Transportation
• Government Life Insurance
• Grave Markers
• Lost Discharges/DD for 214/Request for Military Service Medals
• Non-Service Connected Pension
• Veterans’ Photo ID Cards
• VA Healthcare
For more information on any of these benefits and the application process, please contact the Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau at (609) 886-2762 or visit
The Bureau also works to educate local veterans on the New Jersey State Property Tax Deduction which many are eligible for. Veterans that have served during specific dates and own a primary residence in NJ are eligible for this $250 tax deduction. To apply, a veteran must present his or her DD Form 214 to the tax assessor in the town/city they reside. For further information, contact the Cape May County Board of Taxation at (609) 465-1030.

Read More

Spout Off

Upper Township – I wish that the Caldwell Park wooden playground was replaced with a similar playground in size and structure! I understand the reasons for demolishing, but every time I drive by, it is so empty!

Read More

Cape May County – The problem at the County Park & Zoo isn't too little asphalt, it's too many cars. Bulldozing acres of forest could have been avoided. When demand is high, raise the price. Instead of…

Read More

Avalon/NYC – I have an LLC registered in New York city and Albany. This morning I called my lawyer to dissolve all my assets in New York state. Liberals, you can have New York, California, Connecticut, New…

Read More

Most Read

Print Edition

Recommended Articles

Skip to content