Individual Unemployability

What is Individual Unemployability (IU)? Individual Unemployability (IU) is a part of VA’s disability compensation program.  This program allows the VA to pay certain Veterans compensation at the 100% rate.  Veterans can get benefits even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the 100% level. What is the eligibility criteria for Individual Unemployability? […]

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Board for Correction of Military Records

Making Changes With The Board for Correction of Military Records The Army Board for Correction of Military Records (ABCMR) has the following mission statement: The Army Board for Correction of Military Records (ABCMR) is the highest level of administrative review within the Department of the Army with the mission to correct errors in or remove […]

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Upgrades and Military Discharge Corrections

Here you will find informatin on Military Discharge Corrections and Upgrades.  If you are a U.S. Veteran and want to apply for an upgrade of your discharge you first need to access DD Form 293, which is the “Application for the Review of Discharge or Dismissal from the Armed Forces of the United States.” In […]

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Blue Water Vets 2015

Blue Water Vets Legislation Update 2015 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY18) is one of the ardent supporters of the Blue Water Vets Legislation. He is among those pushing for the legislation and he believes that support is gaining momentum in Congress and legislation is coming closer to floor vote. As of November 16, 2015 […]

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Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record

What is the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) program? The new Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) Health program lets your VA health care providers see some of your non-VA health information. At the same time, your non-VA health care providers can see certain parts of your VA health information. The program, also known as “Connect […]

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Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Electrocutions

United States Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Electrocutions In Iraq A January 2015 ruling by the United States Supreme Court allows lawsuits over electrocutions against two of the largest American military contractors to move forward. KBR Inc. is a contractor for the Department of Defense. KBR maintains it’s headquarters in Houston, Texas. Also known as […]

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