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The above is a proposed rule change by the VA. The actual document can be found here https://beta.regulations.gov/document/VA-2020-VBA-0018-0001 When these changes are 'Proposed', does it mean there will be a change of some sort? What is the general progression and how long could it take? Proposed Rule - Update and Clarify Regulatory Bars to Benefits Based on Character of Discharge.pdf
MF6 posted a question in Eligibility - Veterans Compensation Benefit ClaimsI separated from active duty service in the Air Force with in 2010 and had undiagnosed non-combat military connected PTSD with alcohol use in remission (According to my VA disability paperwork which puts me at 50% for ptsd.) This was granted the beginning of last year. I recently put in to have my discharge upgraded to honorable from general and have yet to hear back from them. (E-benefits say maybe I'll hear about it early February 2018.) There were a few selfmedicated incidents with alcohol that happened while I was active duty that resulted in going into a civilian rehabilitation facil