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Veterans Disability Compensation for PTSD
If you have PTSD that was caused or got worse by your time in service, you can get a VA disability rating.
Getting Disability Compensation for Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
Many veterans, male and female, have experienced sexual trauma while serving in military and/or civilian capacities.
VA Disability Compensation for Gulf War Veterans
Like all veterans, Gulf War veterans are eligible for disability compensation for service-connected disabilities that first occurred or were worsened during military service.
New Rules for Veterans Disability Related to Brain Injury (TBI)
Thousands of service members returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI). So many, in fact, that TBI is called the “signature injury” of these wars.
Disability Compensation for Agent Orange for Vietnam Veterans
Vietnam vets can get disability compensation for some diseases many years after exposure to Agent Orange.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Mental Illness
Veterans sometimes suffer from mental illness as a result of a disabling physical injury or an incident that occurred in service.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Respiratory (Breathing) Problems
VA disability benefits are available for numerous conditions that affects breathing, including chronic bronchitis and bronchiolitis.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Skin Conditions Related to Military Service
Veterans with serious skin conditions from exposure to dangerous chemicals while serving can receive disability compensation.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Vision or Hearing Loss
Hearing loss and tinnitus are common among veterans. Here's how the VA tests and rates vision and hearing loss caused by service.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Heart or Cardiovascular Problems
Veterans with service-connected heart and cardiovascular conditions may be able to get a VA disability rating.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Depression
Veterans struggling with depression may be able to get a VA disability rating based on how severe the symptoms are.
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