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<_< There is a Job Opening at My local VA center That my wife is interested in. Can she get the 10 points preference points being My wife? B)

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Macool

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Thanks Pete53

I love this site, This is why I started to go after my VA benys. It was not for any retro or $$$ It was for my family. They deserve it. Me I am just a used peice of military hardware used and abused.This is as good as an award.

Macool B)

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Actually the answer is no.

In order to have a spouse qualify she must file a SF-15 with the job application.

This means the Veteran is not able to qualify for any government employment because of a service connected disability.

If a Veteran is 100 ;percent P and T then it is a yes.

The Vet has to let he spouse attach an award letter with the application and the Hr department at the VA will use OPM giudelines to decide.

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I found yes, "preference for a spouse of a living veteran based on the fact that the veteran, because of service-connected disability, has been unable to qualify for a Federal or D.C. Government job, or any other position along the lines of his usual occupation." #12 on Standard Form 15

Section 2108 of Title 5 USC

(10 points for 10% disab or if PH) (or greater than)

Remember you need Official statement dated within 12 months certifying your disability

% and nature of s/c disability/disabilities

( looks like you are 20% but if were rated unemployable or t&p would need to present too)

Law does not imit the number of times spouse can use this. B)

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https://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#2Why

They have lengthy info here Rick-

even if she cant get the Civil Service preference, she sure should apply-her qualifications might outweigh all other applicants.

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