Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Join us! Managing VBA Performance & Results: Q2

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    Join Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D., VA Under Secretary for Benefits on April 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET as he reports on VBA’s performance for the second quarter of fiscal Year 2019. #vbaquarterly Show less
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  • #MyGIBillStory Play all

    How has the GI Bill impacted your life? Share your story.

    These are the stories of Veterans and families like you who have benefited from the GI Bill, which made low-interest mortgages available, granted stipends covering tuition and expenses for Veterans attending college or trade schools and provided unemployment pay.

    Share your story by submitting a video at: (or a link to your video) any time between now and June 22, 2019. Whether your story involves getting an education, buying a house, or other VA benefits that impacted your life. #mygibillstory

    Your story may appear on our YouTube page or other VA materials. We’ll be featuring stories from March through June as VA celebrates this important milestone.

    Submitting your video grants permission for VA to publish your story. No personal information will be shared with the public, only your video.

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    • Compensation 101: How did I get this rating? - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      VA uses the Combined Ratings Table to determine a Veteran’s disability rating. VA makes this determination about the severity of a disability based on the evidence submitted as part of a claim, or ...
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    • Your VA Claim Exam: Know What’s Next - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      If you’ve filed a disability or pension claim, VA may ask you to attend a VA claim exam, also called a Compensation and Pension (C&P) exam. A VA claim exam is one potential step in the VA claim pro...
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    • Compensation 101: What is Service Connection? - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Compensation benefits are paid for disabilities that are service-connected. Service connection describes an injury or disease resulting in a disability linked to service in the military. A Veteran ...
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    • Compensation 101: What is Disability Compensation? - Duration: 92 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Disability Compensation is a tax free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service. Compensat...
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    • What is Aid & Attendance? - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person, or are housebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are...
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    • Service Disabled Veterans Insurance: Don’t Miss This Opportunity - Duration: 2 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      This short video shows five Veterans talking about why they have Service-Disabled Life Insurance and why other Servicemembers and Veterans should consider it. The video includes a list of the prim...
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    • VA Benefits Progress and Results Webcast | Jan. 31, 2019 - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      The Under Secretary for Benefits, Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D., held a live webcast on January 31 about the general health of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) for the first quarter in Fiscal Y...
    • How to Get a DS Logon for eBenefits (updated April 2015) - Duration: 6 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      This video walks through the step-by-step process of how to register for a Level 2 Premium eBenefits account. An eBenefits Premium account gives Servicemembers, Veterans, and their family members a...
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    • The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program: Individualized Path to Employment - Duration: 18 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program presents: An Individualized Path to Employment, also known as the Chapter 31 Program. This video showcases vocational assistance availa...
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    • How to Add a Dependent through eBenefits (Part 1) - Duration: 5 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Veterans who have at least a 30% combined VA disability rating can now use eBenefits to apply to add a dependent to their compensation award. Part 1 of this two-part video series walks through the ...
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    • Tips to Prepare for Your VA Claim Exam - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA, you may be asked to attend a VA claim exam, or Compensation & Pension (C&P) exam. Check out these quick tips to help you prepare for your ...
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    • VA Claim Exams: Musculoskeletal or Rheumatological - Duration: 3 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      If you’ve submitted a disability compensation claim to VA for a musculoskeletal or rheumatological disability, you may need to attend a VA claim exam. This quick overview video tells you the basics...
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