The Veterans' Practical Primer: Getting Your Benefits

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Omega Press, 2005 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
This book is for anyone who ever served in the U.S. MIlitary and received an hoorable discharge. For the first time, everything that you need to know in order to maximize the receipt of veterans benefits is contained in one volume. If you have ever had trouble getting your benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, this is the book for you.

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Contents

UNDERSTANDING THE DEPARTMENT
11
Chapter Two Benefits for Military Veterans
19
Chapter Three Out Processing Musts
25
Chapter Five The Army Career and Alumni Program
33
Chapter Six The Separation Physical
45
Chapter Seven Permissive TDY
51
Chapter Ten Entitlements
89
Chapter Eleven DD214
97
Chapter TwentyTwo If Your Claim Is Denied
169
Chapter TwentyFour U S Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
193
Chapter TwentyFive Payments
285
Chapter TwentySix Benefits For Selected Reserve
299
Chapter TwentySeven Educational Programs
307
Chapter TwentyEight Special and Limited Benefits
319
Appendix A Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
339
Appendix CVeterans Industry
347

Chapter Twelve Filing The VA Claim Form
105
Chapter Thirteen The Department of Veterans Affairs
113
Chapter Fourteen VA Departments
121
ESTABLISHING ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS
127
Chapter Sixteen Other Benefits and Services
135
Chapter Seventeen Submitting Your Claim
143
Chapter Eighteen Claims for Unknown Illnesses
149
Chapter Twenty Laws and Regulations To Consider When
157
Chapter TwentyOne Effective Date of Your Award
163
Appendix DSelected Laws Having To Do With the VA
357
Appendix E Dependent Indemnity Compensation
389
Appendix G Former Prisoners of War POWs
395
Receiving VA Benefits While In Prison
401
Benefits Available to Commonwealth Army USAFEE
409
Project 112 and Project SHAD
413
Index
443
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