In addition to all other duties now or hereafter imposed by law, it shall be the duty
of the county departments of public welfare, to cooperate with the state veterans
affairs board, and to aid all residents of the State of Mississippi who served in
the military or naval forces of the United States during any war or police action
in which the armed forces of the United States have been, are, or shall be committed
for action, their relatives, beneficiaries or dependents, in receiving from the United
States any and all compensations, hospitalization, insurance, other aid or benefits
to which they may be entitled under existing or hereafter enacted laws of the United
This section shall not be held to repeal any existing law relative to the duties of
such county departments, but shall be supplemental and cumulative thereto.
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