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    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 ...
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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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Hello,

I retired about 7 month ago from the Army. I served for 20 years. I joined right out of high school. After a C&P my rating went from 30% for other stuff to 100% for PTSD. I have not worked since I retired. In my paperwork form VA the Doctor states " there is evidence of total occupation and social impairment due to symtoms as yada yada yada". It also states entitlement to IU is a moot point.

I am new to all of this and not sure what I should do.

Should I submitt for SSDI?

Thank you for any in point

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Yes apply for Social Security and use date you last worked to establish your benefits.

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I coucurr. It should be a slam dunk.

J

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Yep- apply for SSA-

AND did you get ample info on CRSC /CRDP at the muster out briefings? (Transition briefings?)

You could be eligible for one of these benefit programs.

All of your military time will count for SSDI benefits.

Thanks for that long period of service!

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