A Message from Wright County Veterans Services:
Today (Thursday, Aug. 10) the Veterans Administration announced that veterans and survivors who apply (or submit their intent to file) for PACT Act benefits by 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 14, 2023 will be eligible to have their benefits backdated to August 10, 2022 – the day that President Joe Biden signed the PACT Act into law. This is an extension from the original deadline of August 9, 2023. We encourage all veterans and their survivors to apply – or submit their intent to file – for PACT Act benefits now by visiting VA.gov/PACT.