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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 became disabled in 1997. It never dawned on me to file with the VA for compensation. I filed with Social Security and was approved. For years I have struggled on get getting by with my family at times. Then recently when things got real bad a friend said I should go see the VSO in our city. Maybe I could get some help from them. So I did and come to find out there was a Veterans program in the state that helps out disabled Vets. He also suggested that I file for a service related disability claim. He gave me the paper work, I filled it out and he sent it in. I really didn't think muc