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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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VA Training Programs for 100% PT Vet

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anybody know anything about VA training programs for disabled veterans?  I know I can go to VR&E for an appointment.  I am 100% P&T for PTSD.  I know that the VR&E pushes college ect and they probably are gonna tell me to get to stepping.  But I also read that they can take guys and put them to work as claims examiners ect ect according to something USC. something have a link somewhere.  I guess what I am asking is anyone aware or have any real world experience with trying to go to work for the VA in some sort of training program to get trained up to do say contract specialist work or even working in the claims side of the house?  Ive done a fair bit of research and reading and it seems vague at best.  I read they can take us SC guys put us in regional offices and to work but no details just the US Code that authorizes it.  I read about the Forestry Department and USDA training vets and using Schedule A appointments ect.  Any body done this or anything similar?  And yes I know that they are probably gonna come after my rating if I go back to work or try to but its hard supporting two kids on just my VA money.

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Check these out:

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/fgib/vettec.asp

https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2721

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/education_programs.asp

I know that VR&E also has the Independent Living Program if you are not qualified for the college/tech/training track.

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