I had a client who was in the Coast Guard come into the office the other day. He wanted to know if his Coast Guard service made him eligible for VA disability benefits. I then realized we do not have a lot of Coast Guard Veterans, so others might have the same question. The answer is yes.
The United States Coast Guard is a branch of the United States Armed Forces. They are a small military service with approximately 38,000 active duty and 12,000 reserve p
ersonnel. All the qualifications for applying for VA disability are the same as if with any other branch.
For the purposes of determining if a Veteran is eligible for Veterans Disability, a Veteran is defined as “[a] person who served in the active military, naval, or air services, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.”
We understand how confusing this can be for anyone to go through alone. So many Veterans turn to Jan Dils Attorneys at Law because we have the knowledge and the ability to navigate through the VA Disability Claims process. Our friendly staff is always willing to answer questions you may have about eligibility, so feel free to give us a call: 1-877-526-3457. Or Tell us about your case.
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