Veterans benefits (generally)

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Compensation and Pension Examinations

The VA calls it a “Compensation and Pension Examination.” But you can think of it as a doctor’s appointment—because that’s all it is. Find out more.

Eligibility for Veterans Pension

The Veterans Pension program provides monthly payments to wartime Veterans who meet certain age or disability requirements, and who have income and net worth within certain limits. Find out if you’re eligible for this benefit.

Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide

A guide for veterans, military personnel, and their families about the legal rights and protections that may be available to veterans because of their service.

Military Sexual Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

How to Appeal Your Veterans Benefits Denial to the Court

This classroom is here to help you through your appeal of the Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA) decision denying your claim for VA benefits. We hope that this will help you feel more confident about dealing with the legal system.

The Appeals Process Glossary

This glossary contains many of the terms commonly used in the appeal process and provides a general definition for each.

VA decision reviews and appeals

If you disagree with a VA decision, you can choose one of the following review options to continue your case. If you aren't satisfied with that review, you can try another option.

Military Sexual Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

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