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Armand

Individual Unemployability

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Is there anyone out there that is getting BOTH Individual Unemployability and Disability Retirement from the federal government? If so, please contact me.

Armand

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Title 5 united states code of federal regulations.

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Title 5 united states code of federal regulations.

e-CFR Data is current as of January 29, 2008

Here's what I found folks. I am a civil service annuitant, I am not receiving worker's compensation.

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Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

PART 3—ADJUDICATION

Concurrent Benefits and Elections

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§ 3.710 Civil service annuitants.

Department of Veterans Affairs benefits may be paid concurrently with civil service retirement benefits. However, payments will be considered income as provided in §3.262 (e) and (h).

[29 FR 15208, Nov. 11, 1964]

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The VA should correct this mistake without you having to file an NOD. There must be some human being at your VARO who can get this straight if you show them this regulation.

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The VA should correct this mistake without you having to file an NOD. There must be some human being at your VARO who can get this straight if you show them this regulation.

You'd think so wouldn't you John? I already sent this regulation to my DAV Service Representative months ago. But, I swear, everytime I'm lucky enough to get through to someone at the DAV office, it's a new person. They must go through reps like shit through a goose. I've already sent in my NOD and am waiting to hear something from the DSO about a hearing. I should probably pass this info on to the entire web.

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The VA should correct this mistake without you having to file an NOD. There must be some human being at your VARO who can get this straight if you show them this regulation.

Yes-he could file Request for Reconsideration and tell them of the law he put here-

BUT veteran- this does not stop the NOD clock- if they dont get this fixed-you still have to file the NOD within one year after their decision.

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