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.
Many state and local organizations help
veterans and their families.
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Attorney Drew Early's Curriculum Vitae
Graduate of the US Military Academy, West Point, New York
20 years of active Army service, with multiple deployments, including tours with 2 Infantry Division, 10th Mountain Division , XVIII Airborne Corps, and Third Army. Military qualifications to include Airborne and Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal badges.
Graduate of the Command and General Staff College (w/ honors), FT Leavenworth KS
Master's Degree in Strategic Planning from the School of Advanced Military Studies, FT Leavenworth KS
Graduate of the College of Law, Georgia State University (cum laude)
Numerous military and foreign awards
Inaugural recipient, Marshall-Tuttle Award Award from the State Bar of GA for work in support of military and veterans
What is the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB)?
The MEB is an informal board comprised of at least two physicians who evaluate the Soldier’s medical history, condition, and extent of injury or illness, and recommends whether or not the Soldier’s medical condition will impede his/her ability to continue serving in full duty capacity in his/her office, grade or rank.
What is the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB)?
If the MEB finds the Soldier unfit to return to duty in his/her MOS, the Soldier is referred to the PEB. The informal PEB evaluates the Soldier’s medical information, MOS, and other factors to determine the Soldier’s:
Fitness to continue military service
Eligibility for disability compensation
Disability codes and percentage rating (ranging from zero to 100 percent)
Whether or not the injury or illness is combat-related
What is the Benefits Delivery (BDD) at Discharge Program?
The Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits Delivery at Discharge program allows Service members to submit a claim for disability compensation between 180 to 90 days prior to separation, retirement, or release from active duty or demobilization.
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You have the right to appeal any benefits decision made by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). The VA appeals process is set in law and is different from other judicial appeals processes.
The White House Veterans
Complaint Line is open
Disability Service Connection
Secondary Service Connection
Temporary Total Disability Rating
38 U.S.C. 1151
Special Monthly Compensation
Specially Adapted Housing
Special Home Adaptation
Benefits Based on a Veteran's
Seriously Disabled Child
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A general list of other Federal agencies that
offer benefit programs and resources for
Service members, Veterans, and their families.
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Education and Training
Regional Processing Offices
VA has three RPOs that handle GI Bill claims.
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Veterans of the United States Uniformed Services may be
eligible for a broad range of
programs and services
provided by the
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
This guide provides information on locating
military unit histories and individual service
records of discharged, retired, and deceased
military personnel. It also provides information
on locating and replacing military awards and medals. Included is contact information for
military history centers, websites for additional sources of research, and a bibliography of other publications, including related CRS reports.
for download through the NVLSP website,
The issue has to do with the VA's eBenefits where some of the veterans' information has
reportedly been compromised.