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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 http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/

CARES Commission http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/

CARES Draft National Plan http://www1.va.gov/cares/page.cfm?pg=105

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 Vets with Potential
Exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU)
http://
www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHandbook1303122304.DOCandand
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 Dependents 2005
http://
www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf%20OROR
< http:// ,">www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf%20OROR> ,


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://w
ww1.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/>   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.pdfand
< http:// ,">www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solicitations/docs/parkinsons.pdfand> ,
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

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://w
ww1.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

Quit Smoking Community's guide to tobacco addiction amongst veterans:
www.quitsmokingcommunity.org/how-to-quit-smoking/veterans-and-tobacco-addiction/  

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 and Consent to Release of Information from Claimant’s Records
http://
www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VARF/getformharness.asp?

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://w
ww.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 0-18
http://
ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv1_02.tpl

Title 38 Part 3 Adjudication Subpart A "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 (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§ 4.16 Total disability ratings for compensation based on
unemployability of the individual.
http://
ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx%3decfr%26sid%3d1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc%26rgn%3ddiv8%26view%3dtext%26node%
3d38:1.0.1.1.5.1..96.11%26idno%3d38

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
http:/
/www.insurance.va.gov/inForceGliSite/GLIhandbook/glibookletch3.htm#310

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/

Veterans and Substance Abuse
www.addictionresource.com/addiction/veterans-and-substance-abuse/

VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/

VHA Programs - Clinical Programs & Initiatives
http://
www1.va.gov/health_benefits/page.cfm?pg=13

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/