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putintime

New Here And Willing To Help

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It is now 2014 & both kids are done "sucking the

life out of me" with college expenses. Now I can go back to

assisting fellow Veterans.

Take Care,
putintime

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I was just introduced to this site a week ago, and hopefully

it will help both of us. I retired from the military in 1998 with

20 years 4 days, and 3 hours. Since that time one of our

kids have started college and the other is now a junior in High School.

We bought a house in Illinois in 1996 and have lived here since

my retirement. After moving so much in the military, this is our

last move, until I leave this physical life horizonal. Have delt with

all aspects of VA disability & SSDI. Currently I am 90% SC w/100%

IU, also eligible and recieve SSDI since 2002 because of service

connected disabilities. My one word of advise is to get ready for the

long hall, and document everything in chronological order. If you

get advise make sure it is documented, or have a place to research it.

Married in 1988 for the first and last time (hopefully). Have been

happily married for 20 years and know nothing about child support,

alimony, allotments or spousal support. Any questions reguarding this

needs to be directed to someone with expertise, I am not that person.

I will try to stay politically correct, but heads up, I'm a republican

at heart, and believe in certain old fashion values & honesty. We all

have made mistakes in life and so do many politicians (continually).

Take Care,

putintime

putintime,

Let me be the first to welcome you to our site. We are one big family

and we love newcomers.

We need all the assistance we can get in our claims.

As you stated, " Honesty is the Best Policy". We believe in this also.

Thanks for your post,

Always,

Betty

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Welcome to Hadit. The people here will welcome you and any help you need or you can give!

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Put:

Welcome to Hadit. Please review the rules we have a few and we try to stay out of politics with a little leeway if its VA Politics. As a 100% Veteran like me I look at our role to help support and encourage Veterans who are in the process of working their claim.

Thank you for your service and your willingness to help Veterans with their claims. I suggest that you read some of the older threads and get a good feel for what happens on Hadit.

Pete

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Welcome here- have you looked into CRDP or CRSC eligibility?

I often wonder if all retirees get the whole scoop on this stuff.

"CRSC is an application-claim based program versus the Concurrent Retirement and Disability Payments (CRDP) program, which is an automatic entitlement from DFAS for any Retiree with a combined 50% or higher VA disability rating. Some Retirees believe they are already receiving CRSC when they are actually receiving CRDP and thus do not submit their claim for CRSC. If you are not certain what you are receiving, please check your DFAS pay stub and consider submitting your claim for CRSC. The following is a summary of the contrast between CRSC and CRDP:" etc

Full info here under CRSC CRDP search and also at

Mlitary.com

http://www.military.com/benefits/military-...aring-crsc-crdp

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