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How Reservists can get benefits from VA


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From: Berry law firm:

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What a Reservist Must Show the VA

Reservists need to show medical treatment when injuries occur while on orders and sustained care for that injury from the time of the event on orders to be eligible for compensation.  As with any VA claim documentation of an injury is key to service connection; however, it is even more critical for Reservists to show the event happened on orders. They must also show that they had to seek continued medical treatment after the drill period that did not resolve the issue and later turned into a disability.

For more information:  https://ptsdlawyers.com/blog/how-reservists-can-get-va-disability-compensation/?inf_contact_key=8714769f3a7c1fe23d4d1df1e3cf1bb0

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Or, like me, they went to active status after drilling a few times pre-ship, got hurt due to a faulty obstacle during a post AIT training exercise, and then sat around for 6 months waiting for them to decide on a medboard. If you are a reservist active for training, and are injured permanently resulting in discharge the normal active service requirements doesn't apply- for compensation. GI Bill and all the other stuff is subject to a certain number of days active to be eligible. 

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