Getting a VA loan is a smart idea for anyone who is eligible. Have you talked to a lender who does VA loans yet. I've lived in the area for over 40 years so if you have any questions please feel free to ask.
Keller Williams Realty
If you need a REALTOR to help you in your home search and you're not already working with someone, call me on my cell:914-805-9053, I'd be happy to help.I've been in Orange County for 35 years,originally from Brooklyn & Queens, and I've worked with a lot of military and gov't. personnel.
Thank you for your service,Good Luck and happy New Year.