Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Welcome Home Bonus Application
for living veterans serving from September 11, 2001 to present
INSTRUCTIONS — Please read before continuing:
Thank you for your service.
This bonus application is divided into four sections. This form allows for you, at the end of each section, to continue on to the next section (by clicking Next at the bottom of each page) or to save the application information entered and resume later (by clicking Save and Resume Later at the bottom of each page). If you want to save a partial application to finish in the future, you must provide a password and a valid email address for accessing your application in progress. You will receive an email message containing a link to resume your application. Please note this link is valid for only 30 days; otherwise, you will need to start a new application. Additionally, if you lose your password for accessing your application, we cannot recover your in-progress application submission; you will need to start a new application.
You must complete all of the required entries (indicated by a red asterisk *) in each section. Your application will not be considered submitted until you have completed all required sections, including an acknowledgment at the end of the application.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call (617) 367-9333, extension 859.
Veterans' Bonus Inquiry
If you applied or are unsure if you applied for the GWOT Welcome Home Bonus in the past, reach out to our team by submitting a veterans' bonus inquiry.
An application can be successfully processed when the following is submitted:
✔ Completed application with acknowledgment
✔ Accurate/up-to-date contact information
✔ Pertinent documentation ready to upload, including:
- Proof of Service
- DD214, page 4 with block 24 (character of service), if available
- Proof of residency, such as a signed Certificate of Residency or high school diploma, if available
- Name change documentation, if applicable.