VA Service-Connected Disability Benefits Guide

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VA Service-Connected Disability Benefits are awarded to veterans who became injured or ill on active duty. This guide covers the benefits you are eligible to receive if you have a VA service-connected disability rating.

Concurrent Receipt Rules – Concurrent Retirement Disability Pay (CRDP)

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Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP), also known as Concurrent Receipt, allows military retirees to receive both a full military retirement pension and full VA Disability compensation benefits, provided they meet eligibility requirements (listed below). The …

How VA Disability Compensation Affects Military Retirement Pay

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If you have a Department of Veterans Affairs service-connected disability rating of 10% or higher, you are eligible to receive a monthly compensation check from the VA. The monthly compensation payments vary by your disability rating—and …

How to File a VA Disability Claim

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Former military members who incurred injuries that prevent them from being able to perform at their best have a contractual right to be compensated for those injuries. They may have to settle for a job that …

VA Disability Compensation Withholding, Offset, & Recoupment

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I frequently receive questions from veterans who want to know how or why the VA can take money from their VA service-connected disability compensation. Many veterans express disappointment or a lack of understanding when this happens. …

Social Security Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors

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Most people think of Social Security as a benefit for retirees. In most cases, you need to be age 62 or older to receive social security benefits, but there are other situations when one can receive …

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