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There are additional benefits that you may be eligible for that are based on a favorable decision for a VA benefit and/or based on special circumstances. 

These are known as derivatives.

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​Veterans with certain service-connected disabilities may apply for grants to build an adapted home or install ramps, widen doors, or make other modifications to live more independently.

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Behind the scenes, US military veterans are afraid they are being
specifically targeted and are quickly losing their 2nd Amendment rights.
According to one group, in over 150,000 instances, they already have.


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VA has been reporting to NICS the identities of its beneficiaries
who have been assigned a fiduciary to manage their benefits.
VA claims that such determinations constitute an “adjudication of mental
defectiveness” under federal law, thereby prohibiting the
beneficiary from acquiring or possessing firearms.

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A federal prohibition would exist for any person who:
* Has been convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment
​for a term exceeding one year.
* A fugitive from justice.
* An unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance.
* Has been adjudicated as a mental defective or committed to a mental institution.
* An alien illegally or unlawfully in the United States or who has been admitted to the
United States under a non-immigrant visa.
* Has been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions.
* Having been a citizen of the United States, has renounced U.S. citizenship.
* Subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking,
or threatening an intimate partner or child of such intimate partner.
* Has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
* Under indictment for a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

In addition to federally prohibitive criteria,

the NICS must delay or deny firearm transfers
based on applicable state law.
A delayed transaction will be purged from the NICS within 88 days from creation. 
The NICS Section recommends that you wait 30 days from the date initiating the
check prior to filing an appeal on a delay to give the NICS Section’s staff time to
complete the initial transaction. 
If your original background check is completed, the Federal Firearm Licensee
​will be notified with a final status.

Reasons NICS Background Checks are Denied or Delayed
A Denied message from the NICS indicates the subject of a NICS background check

has been matched with a similar name and similar descriptive information of

a record containing a state or federal prohibition.
A Delayed message from the NICS indicates the subject of a NICS background check

has been matched with a similar name and similar descriptive information

associated with a record containing a potential state or federal firearm prohibition.
The NICS Section must obtain additional information before making a final

determination of a Proceed or Denied for the firearm transfer. The NICS Section

is afforded three business days in which to conduct this research. If the NICS Section

is unable to provide either a Proceed or Denied response to the Federal Firearms

Licensee within three business days, the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of

1993 does not prohibit the Federal Firearms Licensee, or FFL, from

transferring the firearm; however, the FFL is not required to do so.


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Have you been notified that VA will appoint a fiduciary to manage your financial affairs?

Were you told you would not be allowed to purchase or own firearms?
Read the authority they use:
Mental Illness Prohibition  (
NICS Improvement Act)
Q:  Federal law prohibits people who are dangerously mentally ill from

purchasing or possessing a gun.  Does the NICS Act change who is covered by this prohibition?
A:  No.  The NICS Act does not change the prohibition enacted in 1968 that bars people

who are dangerously mentally ill from purchasing or possessing a gun.  Under federal

law, people may not buy or possess a gun if they are “adjudicated as a mental

defective” or “committed to any mental institution.”  ATF regulations define

“adjudicated as a mental defective” as a:
Determination by a court, board, commission, or other lawful authority that a person,

as a result of marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, incompetency,

condition, or disease:
(1) Is a danger to himself or others; or
(2) Lacks the mental capacity to contract or
manage his own affairs.
These regulations have not been changed by the NICS Act.  Note that merely seeking

or receiving treatment for mental illness is not sufficient to bring someone

within this prohibited class.
The NICS Act does provide that persons who are entered into NICS because of this

mental illness prohibition may seek “relief from disabilities” by petitioning that their

names be removed from NICS if they no longer suffer from the mental health

condition that originally barred them from buying or possessing guns.

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VA provides Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families with $1.3 trillion

in insurance coverage each year. VA also offers a variety of life insurance options

VA Benefits for Your Child

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers several benefits for the children of veterans:

(1) education benefits — servicemembers may transfer the GI Bill to their dependent

children before leaving service; (2) health care — CHAMPVA provides coverage to eligible

dependent children; (3) life insurance — family coverage is available to members insured under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI); and (4) memorial benefits — minor or unmarried adult children may be eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery. Also, specific benefits are available for children of servicemembers who died or were seriously injured in the line of duty.​​

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qualify for more than one, but that can also cause issues.

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Disability Benefits
Apply for disability compensation and other benefits for conditions related to your military service.

Health Care Benefits
Apply for VA health care, find out how to access services, and manage your health and benefits online.

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Apply for and manage benefits that help you pay for college and training programs.

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Find out if you qualify for a VA home loan. If you have a service-connected disability, find out if you qualify for a housing grant to help you live more independently.

Careers and Employment
Find out if you're eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services, get support for your Veteran-owned small business, and access other resources to help build your career skills and find a job.

Life Insurance
Explore VA life insurance options, manage your policy online, and file claims.

Pension Benefits
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Burials and Memorials
Get help planning a burial or memorial service, and find out how to get survivor and dependent benefits.

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As the family member of a Servicemember or Veteran, find out if you qualify for benefits like health care, VA-backed home loans, life insurance, or money to help pay for college. If you’re caring for a Veteran with disabilities, find out if you can get added support.

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