Massachusetts faces a vexing problem when it comes to providing benefits to veterans and their families: The Commonwealth offers some of the nation’s most generous financial payments and medical reimbursements to former service members and their dependents. But thousands of people who are eligible for aid aren’t receiving it - either because they don’t know the benefits exist, or because they don’t know how to get them. Communities have to do a better job of publicizing their services and seeking out veterans who aren’t receiving the benefits they’ve earned.
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