Military service members may qualify for veterans disability benefits once they have been deemed disabled by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). But it can be difficult to determine what benefits you and your family qualify to receive, and it can be hard to figure out what information you must provide in order to get them.
To help answer your questions about veterans benefits, the Oklahoma veterans disability lawyers with Colbert Cooper Hill Attorneys created this list of useful organizations and websites.
- National Archives
Request military service records and information.
- Social Security Administration
If the VA deems soldiers or veterans disabled, they may qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits. The Social Security Administration’s website provides benefits applications, office locations, and eligibility requirements.
- U.S. Army Physical Disability Agency
Learn more about the processes used by the U.S. Army to determine if disabling conditions should result in action to separate or retire soldiers. Get information about the physical evaluation boards used to make these determinations.
- U.S. Coast Guard Physical Disability Evaluation System
Discover what criteria the U.S. Coast Guard uses to determine if service members are considered disabled.
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Find out about healthcare options, determine locations of medical facilities near you, learn about compensation, education, and rehabilitation services, and find other programs available to veterans.
- U.S. Marines Corps Disability Evaluation System (DES)
Learn about the DES system and find contact information for different steps of the process.
- U.S. Navy Integrated Disability Evaluation System
Helpful images explain the process for claiming disability due to an injury suffered while serving in the U.S. Navy.
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