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14 Questions about Veterans Disability Compensation Benefits Claims 

When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about when it comes to filing VA Disability Claims.

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is providing this information, at the request of the Department of

Veterans Affairs (VA), to assist the VA in providing healthcare services to qualified veterans and to

assist veterans in establishing service connection for disability claims. The Deployment Health

Support Directorate (DHSD) collected this information from multiple sources and requested that the

military services declassify it to allow its public distribution. The VA accepts this information

provided on location, dates, units and/or ships, and substances involved in this exercise, which

DHSD extracted from classified DoD records, and will provide it to individual veterans as necessary,

but the VA cannot verify its accuracy.

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I sure hope and pay they do Ms berta

so many vets still hanging on out there .

Jerrel Cook comes to mind.

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