To qualify for a service-connected disability rating, your claim must meet one of the five criteria which is referenced in 38 U.S.C. 101 (16).
For years Air Force Veterans and Reservist have claimed Agent Orange exposure. Finally, on 6/18/2015 VA Secretary Robert McDonald made the decision
If you are filing your VA disability compensation claim using private health care options, you can use a DBQ form, Disability Benefits Questionnaire, to evaluate your disability. To file a VA disability compensation claim for diabetes mellitus you need [...]
Does the VA Health System provide benefits for artificial insemination, or any part of the process or procedure? When medically indicated by VHA, VA benefits provide diagnostic and treatment services for infertility to female and male Veterans. These services [...]
Can the unmarried son of a Veteran be buried with the Veteran and Spouse in one of the 131 National Cemeteries? Under certain conditions the VA allows for the interment of the unmarried son of a Veteran to be [...]
The purpose of the new VA intent to file process is to protect the earliest possible date for any award of benefits or increased benefits resulting from your claim.
Yes, Reservists and National Guard Members can and do receive VA Disability Compensation with no regard to the percentage of their disability rating.
Question: How does a veteran with PTSD obtain a service dog? Answer: VA does not provide service dogs for physical or mental health conditions, including PTSD. VA does provide veterinary care for service dogs that are deemed medically necessary [...]
Question: I was in the National Guard for two years in 1957. I am trying to get a VA loan to refinance my house; do I qualify? Answer: A veteran’s eligibility for a VA home loan guaranty depends on [...]
Question: Can two disabled veterans who are legally married to each other each receive the dependent allowance from VA for their children? Answer: Yes, both veterans can receive the "with dependents rate" once they have each been rated 30% or [...]