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If rated 100% PTSD AND Cognitive Disorder/TBI Residuals and
Second opinion] If rated 100% PTSD AND Cognitive Disorder/TBI Residuals and awarded SMC(l) based on aid and attendance of the 100% PTSD AND TBI Residuals can a veteran be approved for SMC-T?… read more
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If rated 100% PTSD AND Cognitive Disorder/TBI Residuals and
If rated 100% PTSD AND Cognitive Disorder/TBI Residuals and awarded SMC(l) based on aid and attendance of the 100% PTSD AND TBI Residuals can a veteran be approved for SMC-T? … read more
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I am currently rated for SMC L 1/2 (100% for upper & lower
Hello I am currently rated for SMC L 1/2 (100% for upper & lower extremities; 50 % for sleep apnea) but have additional disabilities totaling 50 percent. I was also granted aid and attendance due to l… read more
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In 2006 I was diagnosed with cluster headaches at 10% and
In 2006 I was diagnosed with cluster headaches at 10% and PTSD at 20%. In 2010 my cluster headaches were increased to 30% and PTSD to 50%. In 2014 VA reexamined me. They changed the cluster headaches … read more
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I have a 50% disability dating back to Aug. 16, 2010 that I
I have a 50% disability dating back to Aug. 16, 2010 that I was not aware of until Apr. 2015. DFAS will not pay the Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP) until the VA updates my disability p… read more
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There was no division QDRO ever done in my divorce and my pension
There was no division QDRO ever done in my divorce and my pension division was listed as "in kind" in the distribution chart. A hearing on the issue was ordered and was never held. That was two years … read more
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Is VA Special Monthly Compensation Aid and Attendance
Is VA Special Monthly Compensation Aid and Attendance retroactive? If so, could you please explain the details to me? i.e. How long will they go back, how much is actually paid for every retroactive m… read more
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I retired from 20 yrs active military duty in the USAF. My
I retired from 20 yrs active military duty in the USAF. My retirement date was November 1, 1974. I have been receiving military retirement pay and benefits since that day. While in the service I lost … read more
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I just received a deposit in my account for RETSPCL. I was
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My father retired honorably with 20 years, 7/31/72. My mother
My father retired honorably with 20 years, 7/31/72. My mother was married to my dad the entire time he was in the military. They were divorced 8/5/79 and he died 3/2/85. She was working at that time u… read more
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I need a lawyer that is extremely familiar with VA CRDP, and
I need a lawyer that is extremely familiar with VA CRDP, and family law pertaining to divorce of military members and Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act.… read more
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I recently received an Award Amount and Payment start date
I recently received an Award Amount and Payment start date letter form the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. The states Original Award, withholding retro pending incompetency finding. What do I need to demon… read more
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My father, a WWII veteran, was recently awarded combat pay,
My father, a WWII veteran, was recently awarded combat pay, for his participation in a battle on December 26,1944. Is he entitled to interest on this payment? After 15 years of correspondence with the… read more
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I recently went va for a re open claim as I was experiencing
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THE EVIDENCE OF RECORD SHOWS THAT I ORIGINALLY FILED A CLAIM
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I am a veteran that retied 1 Aug, 1991. I was awarded a VA disability of 30%. I call the IRS, and was told that I was eligible for a tax benefit based on the retroactive award oof VA compensation (Str… read more
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