January 24, 2022

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What is VA Disability and who can apply? | Department of Veterans Affairs | theSITREP

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This episode of theSITREP covers VA disability or [a.k.a.] VA service-connection. This Veterans benefit program is administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs for those who incurred an injury or illness while serving in the United States military. This episode is part of a weekly, video series that answers 50-plus questions about VA disability. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss future episodes! Links for additional videos about VA disability, VA home loans, VA health care, and more are below.

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ADDITIONAL VIDEOS ON THIS TOPIC AND OTHERS

VA Home Loans | https://youtu.be/QwchuWczB_s

How to Enroll in VA Health Care | https://youtu.be/ZO9snrUHP_A

What is VA Disability and who can apply? | https://youtu.be/aX9FEYEiXwM
When should Veterans apply for VA Disability? | https://youtu.be/W6OW-2YRqaw
Getting records for a VA Disability claim | https://youtu.be/vnE6TzurVdQ
Why do Veterans get different VA Disability ratings? | https://youtu.be/5rdnb_a7Wu4

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs has three, separate administrations aimed to serve our country’s Veterans with an assortment of benefits that address the unique needs of every Veteran. To be sure you are interacting with the proper administration within VA, here are short descriptions for each VA administration:

VHA: VA’s Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care network in the United States, with 1,255 health care facilities serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

VBA: Veterans can earn a range of benefits that help them transition back to civilian life in the country they fought to defend. Through the Veterans Benefits Administration, VA helps servicemembers transition out of military service, and assists with education, home loans, life insurance and much more.

NCA: The job of the National Cemetery Administration is to make sure those who served this nation are never forgotten. NCA provides dignified burial services for Veterans and eligible family members by maintaining 142 cemeteries as national shrines and providing lasting tributes that commemorate their service and sacrifice to our nation.

DISCLAIMER: The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this video, nor any media, products, or services they may provide.

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