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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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Welcome Home Brothers and Sisters. I am a 63 yo 100% disabled vet living in Hungary , I didnt know where to post this question, hope someone can help me.

I have been married to my wife who is a Hungarian National for four years now, and have been living here in Hungary for four years also. We have not gone back to the States yet because she takes care of her 94 yo Grandmother.

My question is this, if something happened that I died over here, would she get her DIC here in Hungary or would they not award her that, I dont think she can get my SS but not sure.

I cant afford to wait on the line for a DAV service officer as they are too busy anyway, and the VA, I know there are good people there but I dont want to play phone tag with them. Please advise if possible.

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A good question and I think the best place to ask is at :

http://www.va.gov/survivors/

Their email addy is in this link (VA Office for Survivors) and you will probably hear back from Scott via email.

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if your demise is caused by a service connected disability, and you have been married for a year, your spouse is authorized the DIC award

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Thank you for your help Senior Chief, but, could she draw it here in Hungary, if my demise happened here. Will they pay her ? Living here in Hungary ?

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