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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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So anyone get the feeling when you go your family is going to suffer from the VAs corrupt system? I had a severe TBI and to this day fight t get what my family deserves and my wife isn't well versed with VA law has no idea if I die what she is owed but I still I don't know. I have been P and T only for going on 3 years have the 10k life insurance policy not sure how to get more and I'm currently seeking aid and attendance not just SMC S, Is there anything left I should be looking into for my family who has DEA benefits and ChampVA. I just want to make sure they are good to go when I go which could be awhile but id rather get my ducks in a row for them. So they know who they need to ask when the time comes....

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I had a good experience helping a homeless veteran once. he was standing on a busy street intersection  all mangle up wild beard dirty torn up dirty clothes on ugly torn up coat  holding a sign up that said

Homeless War Veterans needs help  with food and a place to get out of the cold weather''

...I stopped ask him to get in  I took him to the VAMC..he could not produce a drivers license and his DD 214 .

All he kept saying was he was a Homeless War Veteran..we ask him what war he was in?  he couldn't remember.

..since we could not get any VA or Military proof  I had no choice to just take him back to the place I found him but  I found a Homeless shelter I left him there.

 After he got some food and a warm bed to sleep  24 hrs later he left there and went back to the street intersection I found him at, the people would give him money .ect,,ect,,..the News Media did a watch on him they did a surveillance on him and what he was doing was he would get thousands of dollars and take a bus to the casinos....come to find out he was not a Homeless Veteran or a Veteran at all, he had a nice home and live comfortable alone...This has caused me to maintain caution as to who I try to help or if they are in-fact a homeless Vet.?

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Thanks everyone for the info it’s what I  thought , but one quick question since I am very impulsive when it comes to decisions I make. Not saying it could happen but a hypothetical question what if one of those impulsive decisions could hurt me how is anyone going to say hey his judgement skills are impaired and I think it could have been caused by his impulsive decision making ability due to my sTBI if it were fatal. I have 8 more years until the ten year mark but I just want to make sure my impulsive ladder doesn’t take me up a 15 foot ladder and fall again.

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