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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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I just read on another site that after 18 months of federal employment any veteran with disability rating (this is how I understand it) can retire with federal pension of some sort and also their VA disability.  This seems a little out there, and I don't know any more about it than that post.  Any help would be appreciated, as to truth of this, amounts, etc.

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As a young man back in the early 60's, all Male and probably Female School Teachers, all had Summer Jobs because of their low base wages.

I assume it was because of the low wages paid to Teachers and Govt workers at that time, but I often heard from middle age adults, "Men with ambition and a yearning for substantial income didn't become Teachers or work for the Fed or Local Govt.

They may have not had high paying jobs back in the 60's & 70's but look at them now. Total compensation and Retirement packages are out of sight.

You should get the Govt Job if you can, regardless of the 18 month for retirement.

Semper Fi

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