Combat-Related Special Compensation

Combat-Related Special Compensation

What is Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) In December 2002, Congress enacted The Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) program.  This program restores military retired pay to eligible retired veterans with combat-related injuries. Before CRSC, retired veterans with disabilities waived their regular retired pay to receive Veterans Administration (VA) disability compensation. This particular system was unique to military …

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Agent Orange Registry (AOR)?

What is the Agent Orange Registry (AOR)? This article covers the history of the Agent Orange Registry (AOR).  After the Vietnam War, the VA began a program to examine and to record the names of veterans concerned about health problems related to their exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides during their military service in …

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VA Disability Compensation

VA Disability Compensation

Understanding VA Disability Compensation The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will pay monthly Veterans Disability Compensation to Veterans who have a service-connected disability.  Veterans who received their discharge under circumstances other than honorable are eligible. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs describes Disability Compensation: The VA Disability Compensation is a tax-free monetary benefit paid …

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VA Evidence Appeals

VA Evidence Appeals

What Are VA Evidence Appeals? Explaining VA evidence appeals is the focus of this article.  The VA Regional Office (VARO) and Board of Veterans’ Affairs (BVA) often deny many Veteran’s claims for lack of evidence on one of the key elements of their disability claim. In many cases, if you are able to find new …

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VA Appeals for Respiratory Cancers

VA Appeals For Respiratory Cancers

VA Appeals For Respiratory Cancers And Agent Orange This article explains about VA Appeals for respiratory cancers caused by agent orange.  Respiratory Cancers include cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus. Depending on the location of the cancer, symptoms can vary. Lung cancer—a new cough or cough that doesn’t go away, coughing blood, shortness …

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