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HadIt.com Anniversary 24 years on Jan 20, 2021

Slow & Steady Wins The Race!!!


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It looks like my battle with the VA has finally come to an end. I never gave up fighting. I was recently granted service connection for Obstructive Sleep Apnea at 50% at the regional office level. Thi

Congratulations!    Most decisions, rather than come right out and say "You are permanent and Total", use phrases like "No additional exams are scheduled", and more importantly, "Entitlement to D

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Congratulations! 

  Most decisions, rather than come right out and say "You are permanent and Total", use phrases like "No additional exams are scheduled", and more importantly, "Entitlement to DEA Chapter 35 benefits are established." 

Dont forget your additional benefits you "may" not have thought of:

1.  Champva for your spouse.  This is a big deal, high quality health insurance for your spouse at no charge. 

2.  College for your kids.  Im showing $1265 per month for each of your kids for college:  https://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/dependents-educational-assistance-dea.html

3.  10,000 Free (waiver of premiums) life insurance on you.  Dont even think of skipping this benefit, "even if" you dont need insurance.  This is whole life, which means it builds cash value.  I have had this since 2007, and I could cash out at about half of the face amount. 

4.  Your state probably has Vets benefits.  Some examples are free or  partially free property insurance on your home, free disabled vet license plates, free hunting or fishing license, etc. etc. 

5.  Base benefits..my post does not charge sales tax, and that is a big savings. 

6.  More. 

 

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Shrekthetank1, Pacmanx1, GBarmy, TBird and Broncovet, thanks again for all of your support and pointing me in the right direction. It feels like a freight train has been lifted off of my shoulders. I am definitely going to stick around and help other veterans as much as I can!

@Broncovet: I am definitely going to apply for the life insurance. I'm reading the pamphlet now and exploring the options that they have listed. 

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