Sunday, June 20, 2010

Help for Veterans Benefits

Here is something for every veteran. Help is available, these links should help.
If you have filed or are going to file a claim, you have to ask for help. This might
give you an idea as to what is available and how to get the help you need.

I hope all the links work. Give this information to every veteran you know.


Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page http://www.vba.va.gov/
Veterans Legal and Benefits Information http://valaw.org/
Federal Benefits for Veterans dependents and survivors 2010
http://www1.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp


VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/
VHA Programs - Clinical Programs & Initiatives
http://www1.va.gov/health_benefits/page.cfm?pg=13
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VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page
http: // www.publichealth.va.gov/
VHI Guide to Gulf War VeteransAAcAAc,AA!(tm) Health
http://www1.va.gov/vhi_ind_study/gulfwa ... /index.asp
Vocational Rehabilitation http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/
Vocational Rehabilitation Subsistence
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/InterSubsistencefy04.doc
VONAPP online http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp
WARMS - 38 CFR Book C http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/bookc.html
Wartime Disability Compensation
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin ... +38USC1110
War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center -
New Jersey http://www.wri.med.va.gov/

Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site http://www.gibill.va.gov/
What VA Social Workers Do http://www1.va.gov/socialwork/page.cfm?pg=3
WRIISC Patient Eligibility http://www.illegion.org/va1.html
Hearings
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21 ... 1/ch04.doc
Homeless Veterans http://www1.va.gov/homeless/
HSR&D Home http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov
Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm
Ionizing Radiation http://www1.va.gov/irad/

Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA http://www.vba.va.gov/EFIF/
M 10 for spouses and children <
http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1007
M10 Part III Change 1 http://www.va.gov/vhapublications/view...pub_id=1008
M21-1 Table of Contents http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html
Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/ ... S4_130.DOC
Mental Health Program Guidelin es
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1094
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers
http://www.mirecc.med.va.gov/
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp
My Health e Vet http://www.myhealth.va.gov/
NASDVA.COM http://nasdva.com
National Association of State Directors http://www.nasdva.com/
National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
http://www.nchpdp.med.va.gov/postdeploymentlinks.asp
Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders,
Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/ ... 5F124a.doc
OMI (Office of Medical Inspector) http://www.omi.cio.med.va.gov/
Online VA Form 10-10EZ https://www.1010ez..med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/
Parkinson's Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solic ... insons.pdf
and, http://www1.va.gov/padrecc/
Peacetime Disability Compensation
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin ... +38USC1131
Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or Death
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title3 ... teri_.html
and,http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapterii_.html
and, http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title3 ... riii_.html
Persian Gulf Registry http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1003

This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program
(to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005:
http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1232
Persian Gulf Registry Referral Centers
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1006
Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999, Annual Report To Congress
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/1999_Gulf_War ... ndices.doc
Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002, Annual Report To Congress
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/gulf_war_ ... rRpt02.pdf
Phase I PGR http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1004
Phase II PGR http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=1005
Policy Manual Index http://www.va.gov/publ/direc/eds/edsmps.htm
Power of Attorney http://www.warms.vba..va.gov/admin21/m2 ... 1/ch03.doc
Project 112 (Including Project SHAD) http://www1.va.gov/shad/
Prosthetics Eligibility http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/View ... pub_ID=337
Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page
http://www.vethealth.cio.med.va.gov/
Public Health/SARS http://www..publichealth.va.gov/SARS/
Publications Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publ ... .cfm?Pub=4
Publications and Reports http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/pubs_indi ... lf_war.htm
Records Center and Vault Homepage http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/default.html
Records Center and Vault Site Map http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/sitemap.html
REQUEST FOR AND CONSENT TO RELEASE OF INFORMATION FROM CLAIMANT'S RECORDS
http://www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VAR ... 8-form.xft
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses
April 11, 2002 http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Minute ... 112002.doc
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses
http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Report ... s_2004.pdf
Research and Development http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/programs ... programs.cfm
Survivor's and Dependents' Educational Assistance
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title3 ... er35_.html
Title 38 Index Parts 0-17
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/te ... rv1_02.tpl
Part 18
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/te ... rv2_02.tpl
Title 38 Part 3 Adjudication Subpart AAAcAAc,AA!"Pension,
Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/te ... ain_02.tpl
Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses & Veterans Relief
(also AAE,AA 3.317 Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed
illnesses found here)
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/te ... ain_02.tpl
Title 38 PART 4--SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES Subpart B--DISABILITY RATINGS
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/te ... .2&idno=38
Title 38 AAE,AA 4.16 Total disability ratings for compensation based on
unemployability of the individual.
PART 4AAcAAc,AA!"SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES
Subpart AAAcAAc,AA!"General Policy in Rating
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/te ... 11&idno=38
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims http://www.vetapp.gov/
VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf
VA Fact Sheet http://www1.va.gov/opa/fact/gwfs.html
VA Health Care Eligibility http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/home/hecmain.asp
VA INSTITUTING GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTION (GAF)
http://www.avapl.org/gaf/gaf.html
VA Life Insurance Handbook AAcAAc,AA!" Chapter 3
http://www.insurance.va.gov/inForceGliS ... h3.htm#310
VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans http://valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm
VA MS Research http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp
VA National Hepatitis C Program http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/
VA Office of Research and Development http://www1.va.gov/resdev/
VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp
VA WMD EMSHG http://www1.va.gov/emshg/
VA WRIISC-DC http://www.va.gov/WRIISC-DC/

VAOIG Hotline Telephone Number and Address
http://www.va..gov/oig/hotline/hotline3.htm
Vet Center Eligibility - Readjustment Counseling Service
http://www.va.gov/rcs/Eligibility.htm

Jerald Terwilliger
National Chairman
American Cold War Veterans
"We Remember"

----------------"And so the greatest of American triumphs... became a peculiarly joyless victory. We had won the Cold War, but there would be no parades."-- Robert M. Gates, 1996