Veteran Links

Listing Of Veteran Benefits

Someone has gone to a lot of trouble to consolidate all of these links: If this helps one person, then it was worthwhile. 
    
Below are web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them. Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books, military/medical records, information and how to appeal a denied claim with the VA.  Please pass this information on to every Veteran you know.  Nearly 100% of this information is free and available for all veterans, the only catch is: you have to ask for it, because they won't tell you about a specific benefit unless you ask for it.  You need to know what questions to ask so the right doors open for you -- and then be ready to have an advocate who is willing to work with and for you, stay in the process, and press for your rights and your best interests.

Appeals  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc 
Board of Veteran's Appeals  www.bva.va.gov/‎ 
Center for Minority Veterans  http://www1.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/ 
Center for Veterans Enterprise  http://www.vetbiz.gov/default2.htm 
Center for Women Veterans  http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/ 
Clarification on the changes in VA healthcare for Gulf War Veterans http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000016.html 
Classified Records - American Gulf War Veterans Assoc  http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/000011.html 
Compensation for Disabilities Associated with the Gulf War Service  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6%20/ch07.doc 
Compensation Rate Tables, 12-1-03  http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm 
Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page  http://www.va.gov/ 
Directory of Veterans Service Organizations  http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=view 
Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp  http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benefits/exams/index.htm 
Due Process  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch02.doc 
Duty to Assist  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch01.doc 
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations  http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/ 
Emergency, Non-emergency, and Fee Basis Care  http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf 
Environmental Agents  http://www1.va.gov/environagents/ 
Environmental Agents M10  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1002 
Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibility  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=315   
EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR GULF WAR AND IRAQI FREEDOM VETERANS WITH POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHandbook1303122304.DOC  and  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1158 
See also, Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet  http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DepletedUraniumFAQSheet.doc
EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR NON-GULF WAR VETERANS WITH POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHANDBOOKNONGW130340304.DOC 
Fee Basis, PRIORITY FOR OUTPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICES AND INPATIENT HOSPITAL CARE  http://www1.va..gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=206

Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants 2005  http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdfOR,  http://www1.va..gov/opa/vadocs/current_benefits.htm  
Forms and Records Request  http://www.va.gov/vaforms/ 
General Compensation Provisions  http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter11_subchaptervi_.html 
Geriatrics and Extended Care  http://www1.va.gov/geriatricsshg/ 
Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG http://www.oqp.med.va.gov/cpg/cpgn/mus/mus_base.htm 
Guide to Gulf War Veteran's Health  http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/VHIgulfwar.pdf 
Gulf War Subject Index  http://www1.va.gov/GulfWar/page.cfm?pg=7&template=main&letter=A 
Gulf War Veteran's Illnesses Q&As http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/GWIllnessesQandAsIB1041.pdf   
Hearings  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch04.doc 
Homeless Veterans  http://www1.va.gov/homeless/  
HSR&D Home  http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/     
Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm  
Ionizing Radiation  http://www1.va.gov/irad/     
Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA  http://www.vba.va.gov/EFIF/ 
M 10 for spouses and children  http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1007 
M10 Part III Change 1  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1008    
M21-1 Table of Contents  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html 
Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/BOOKC/PART4/S4_130...DOC 
Mental Health Program Guidelines  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1094 
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers  http://www.mirecc.med.va.gov/ 
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence  http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp 
My Health e Vet  http://www.myhealth.va.gov/ 
NASDVA.COM  http://nasdva.com/ 
National Association of State Directors  http://www.nasdva.com/ 
National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention http://www.nchpdp.med.va.gov/postdeploymentlinks.asp 
Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders, Schedule of Ratings  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/bookc/part4/s4_124a.doc 
OMI (Office of Medical Inspector)  http://www.omi.cio.med.va.gov/ 
Online VA Form 10-10EZ  https://www.1010ez..med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/ 
Parkinson's Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders  http://www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solicitations/docs/parkinsons.pdf  and,  http://www1.va.gov/padrecc/ 
Peacetime Disability Compensation http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1131 
Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or Death http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteri_.html  and, http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapterii_.html  and http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteriii_.html 
Persian Gulf Registry  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1003 
This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program (to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005:  http://www1..va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1232  
Persian Gulf Registry Referral Centers  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1006 
Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999, Annual Report To Congress http://www1.va.gov/resdev/1999_Gulf_War_Veterans%27_Illnesses_Appendices.doc  

Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002, Annual Report To Congress http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/gulf_war_2002/GulfWarRpt02.pdf 
Phase I PGR  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1004 
Phase II PGR  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1005 
Policy Manual Index  http://www.va.gov/publ/direc/eds/edsmps.htm 
Power of Attorney  http://www.warms.vba..va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch03.doc 

Project 112 (Including Project SHAD)  http://www1.va.gov/shad/ 
Prosthetics Eligibility  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=337 
Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page  http://www.vethealth.cio.med.va.gov/  
Public Health/SARS  http://www..publichealth.va.gov/SARS/ 
Publications Manuals  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?Pub=4 
Publications and Reports  http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/pubs_individual.cfm?webpage=gulf_war.htm 
Records Center and Vault Homepage  http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/default.html 
Records Center and Vault Site Map  http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/sitemap.html 
REQUEST FOR AND CONSENT TO RELEASE OF INFORMATION FROM CLAIMANT'S RECORDS  http://www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VARF/getformharness.asp?formName=3288-form.xft 
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses April 11, 2002 http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Minutes_April112002.doc
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses  http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/ReportandRecommendations_2004.pdf 
Research and Development  http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/programs/all_programs.cfm 
Survivor's and Dependents' Educational Assistance  http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partiii_chapter35_.html

Title 38 Index Parts 0-17  http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv1_02.tpl   
Part 18  http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv2_02.tpl 
Title 38 Part 3 Adjudication Subpart AAAcAAc,AA!"Pension, Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation  http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl   
Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses & Veterans Relief (also AAE,AA 3.317 Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed illnesses found here)http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl 

Title 38 PART 4--SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES Subpart B--DISABILITY RATINGS 
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=ab7641afd195c84a49a2067dbbcf95c0&rgn=div6&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.2&idno=38
Title 38 AAE,AA 4.16 Total disability ratings for compensation based on unemployability of the individual. PART 4AAcAAc,AA!"SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES Subpart AAAcAAc,AA!"General Policy in Rating http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&rgn=div8&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.1..96.11&idno=38
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims  http://www.vetapp.gov/ 
VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf 
VA Fact Sheet  http://www1.va.gov/opa/fact/gwfs.html 
VA Health Care Eligibility  http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/home/hecmain.asp 
VA INSTITUTING GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTION (GAF) http://www.avapl.org/gaf/gaf.html 
VA Life Insurance Handbook AAcAAc,AA!" Chapter 3 http://www.insurance.va.gov/inForceGliSite/GLIhandbook/glibookletch3.htm#310 
VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans  http://valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm 
VA MS Research  http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp 
VA National Hepatitis C Program  http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/ 
VA Office of Research and Development  http://www1.va.gov/resdev/ 
VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War  http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp 
VA WMD EMSHG  http://www1.va.gov/emshg/ 
VA WRIISC-DC  http://www.va.gov/WRIISC-DC/ 
VAOIG Hotline Telephone Number and Address  http://www.va..gov/oig/hotline/hotline3.htm 
Vet Center Eligibility - Readjustment Counseling Service http://www.va.gov/rcs/Eligibility.htm   
Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page  http://www.vba.va.gov/ 
Veterans Legal and Benefits Information  http://valaw.org/
VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals  http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ 
VHA Programs - Clinical Programs & Initiatives  http://www1.va.gov/health_benefits/page.cfm?pg=13    http://webmaila.juno.com/webmail/new/UrlBlockedError.aspx 
VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page http://www.publichealth.va.gov/ 
VHI Guide to Gulf War Veterans Health http://www1.va.gov/vhi_ind_study/gulfwar/istudy/index.asp 
Vocational Rehabilitation  http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/
Vocational Rehabilitation Subsistence  http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/InterSubsistencefy04.doc 
VONAPP online  http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp 
WARMS - 38 CFR Book C  http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/bookc.html 
Wartime Di sability Compensation  http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1110 
War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center - New Jersey  http://www.wri.med.va.gov/ 
Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site  http://www.gibill.va.gov/ 
What VA Social Workers Do  http://www.socialwork.va.gov/socialworkers.asp
WRIISC Patient Eligibility  http://www.illegion.org/va1.html 

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