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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Well, Filed Online For Vr&e, Now What?

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So,.... I finally decided to go ahead and follow the advice of the VA counselor at the local office and file for VR&E. I went online and filled out the form 2 months ago. I answered all the questions honestly and described how I really felt about my disabilities and how it prevents me from obtaining gainful employment, especially because I don't have any other job skills. I also stated, and I was serious when I said, that I really DO want to get a job that will allow me to support my wife and daughter and if accepted, I would be 100% COMMITTED to completing the VR&E program. So,...there it is. NOW...,What I'm wondering now is: How long should I expect to wait before hearing anything from the V.A. about VR&E. What have other folks experienced after they filed as for waiting times for an initial response. Thanks again for any advice or words of wisdom!

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3 or 4 months usually. Once they start it will work faster

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Thanks Pete. I filed online on Aug 9th, so I'll hope to hear something by year's end. Thanks again! I've got nothin' but great things to say about the good folks on this website. Searching through the forums and getting answers faster than I EVER could for anyone working for the VA is a GODSEND!! THANK YOU!

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Basplar:

Thank you for your service. There are many here dedicated to helping Veterans get a fair shake with VA and not to have to worry as much cause Knowledge is Power

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