The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a government-run military veteran benefit system. The department offers disability compensation, pension, educational and life insurance programs. Founded in 1930, it provides assistance to access burial, memorial and medical benefits. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for the maintenance of veterans cemeteries. The department offers vocational rehabilitation and employment services for veterans with service-connected disabilities. Additionally, it provides assistance with various personal and family adjustment issues. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs assists with the enhancement of independent living skills. The department also offers a range of community-based support services.