Disability Compensation

Disability Compensation

Veterans who have disabilities, medical conditions or injuries incurred or aggravated during active military services no matter when or where they served may be eligible to receive tax-free monthly benefits.

VA Requirements

To support a claim for service connection, the evidence must show the following:

  • You have a current physical or mental disability.
  • You had an injury or disease in service or experienced an event in service that caused or aggravated an injury or disease.
  • There is a link between your current disability and the event, injury or disease in military service.

If you have any of the following relevant items, you should submit them with your claim:

  • Discharge or separation papers (theDD-214or equivalent).
  • Service treatment records and supporting statements.
  • Private medical provider records and hospital reports.

If you have further questions, contact the Veteran Service Officer (VSO) in Your Area
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