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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
Do they qualify for a retiree ID? Do they qualify for PX & Commissary privileges? Do they qualify for state benefits for being rated 100% P&T? Even if their DD-214 states Other Than Honorable?
Hello, My claim is being denied over and over again since 2009 and the VA states it is due to my OTH Discharge . Here is a rundown of the claim, Bars to benefits per the VA: 1. AWOL more than 180 days 2. Acceptance of OTH discharge in-lieu of General Court Martial. VA states no records indicate insanity at time of offense, nor compelling circumstances. I recently was made aware my mental health records from Fort Bragg do exist but for 12 years I was told they don't. Someone eventually informed me after countless calls that they do exist and cannot be released to me bec
I have a compensation claim in progress for PTSD due to MST, and for Major Depression. My claim is still in progress, but after 11 months waiting for news, I found out on Friday that my discharge was upgraded to Honorable for VA purposes. This is a huge step, because it means that they looked at the evidence I submitted in my FDC and determined that my reason for going AWOL was brought on by the sexual assaults. I never thought I would actually win this...I was only seventeen when I enlisted and went AWOL after less than six months after enlisting, after being raped and threatened by a group o