Virginia

Veterans' Benefits

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  • Veterans’ Benefits PDF

    The term “Veteran” means any person who served in the active military, naval, or air service during a period of war, and who was discharged under conditions other than dishonorable. “Veteran” also means any person who died in active military, naval or air service. This article describes what benefits you may be eligible for as a veteran. Content Detail

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    Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

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    Virginia Wounded Warrior Program
  • Statesidelegal.org

    This website is for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates. Its goal is to help these groups access benefits, find free legal help and better understand their legal issues. Content Detail

    By:
    Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine
  • Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors

    Military service members can receive expedited processing of disability claims from Social Security. Benefits available through Social Security are different than those from the Department of Veterans Affairs and require a separate application. The expedited process is used for military service members who become disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001, regardless of where the disability occurs. This resource contains the answers to the questions most people ask about applying for disability benefits. Knowing the answers to these questions will help you understand the process. Content Detail

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    U.S. Social Security Administration
  • The Appeals Process Glossary

    This glossary contains many of the terms commonly used in the appeal process and provides a general definition for each Content Detail

    By:
    Military.com
  • Understanding the Disability Claims Process

    After VA receives your Application for Compensation, it sends you a letter. The letter explains what VA needs in order to help grant your claim Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Veterans Compensation Benefits Rate Tables

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    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Overview of the VA Claims Process

    Overview of the VA Claims Process Content Detail

    By:
    National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, Inc.
  • Benefits Fact Sheets

    The fact sheets on this page provide basic information on VA benefit programs by category. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance

    Use this link to locate active duty legal activities offering general legal services within the continental United States. Content Detail

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    Department of Defense