Recap: VA To Eliminate 7 Compensable Disabilities

Not all service-connected medical conditions and injuries are incurred or exacerbated in the performance of military duties. For example, a qualifying injury can occur when a service member was at home or on leave, and a qualifying medical condition, such as multiple sclerosis, can develop independently of a service member’s military…

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This Independence Day, take a moment to learn about VA benefits for which you may be eligible.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs <veteransaffairs@public.govdelivery.com>      Today at 12:46 AM     This Independence Day, take a moment to learn about VA benefits for which you may be eligible. Exploring your benefits is easy. Take the Benefits Navigator online quiz to find out which ones you and your family may…

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VA Shelves Plan to Cut Benefit for Elderly Disabled Vets

In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, addresses a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Military.com | 14 Jun 2017 | by Richard Sisk

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DAV action on Proposal to Eliminate Individual Unemployability Rating at Age 62

  Over the past several weeks, DAV has received hundreds of inquiries from DAV members and other concerned parties regarding the proposal to eliminate the total disability rating based on Individual Unemployability (IU) benefits for veterans over the age of 62 contained in the President’s fiscal year 2018 budget. Specifically,…

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