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Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors - Military service members can receive expedited processing of disability claims from Social Security. Benefits available through Social Security are different than those from the Department of Veterans Affairs and require a separate application. The expedited process is used for military service members who become disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001, regardless of where the disability occurs. ....

http://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/  - This site is maintained by the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC).  There are two tabs available for use: For Veterans and the Public, and the other is For Health Care Providers.  Frequently Asked Questions are listed, and the site has been updated recently.

http://www.thewelcomehomeproject.org/ - Healing happens when the burdens of war can be shared by the greater community.  The mission of the Welcome Home Project is to bridge the gap between civilian and military worlds through the production and distribution of the documentary film, Voices of Vets.

http://www.patientadvocate.va.gov/HearFromYou.asp - If you feel your concerns are not being addressed by your treatment team, you may contact a VA Patient Advocate.  A Patient Advocate is an employee who is specifically designated at each VHA facility to manage the feedback received from veterans, family members and friends.  The Patient Advocate works directly with management and employees to facilitate resolutions.  You may contact the Patient Advocate at your facility. 

 

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