Authored by Veterans for America
This survival guide provides legal information for servicemembers, veterans and their families.
Several chapters contain information relative to the process of making a claim for veterans disability compensation, appealing the claim, and dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs. See:
- Chapter 1 – Basic Survival Skills, pages 32 to 46 – describes the basics of seeking benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs
- Chapter 2 – The Department of Veterans Affairs, pages 47 to 57 – describes the various agencies that make up the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and their functions
- Chapter 3 – Service-Connected Compensation, pages 58 to 144 – provides information about the requirements for obtaining VA benefits for service-connected disability
- Chapter 5 – Explaining the VA Claims and Appeals Process, pages 158 to 177 – provides information about the claims and appeals process of obtaining VA benefits