What's the latest at VBA? VA Benefits Bulletin - October 2019

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VA Benefits Bulletin

October 2019

Appeals Modernization Act - Opting In

Have a pending compensation appeal?

Have you received a Statement of the Case (SOC) or Supplemental Statement of the Case (SSOC)? You may be able to opt in to the new Appeals Improvement Modernization of 2017 (AMA) framework. This video explains the process and will debunk some myths associated with appeals.

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Follow us today @VAVetBenefits for the latest benefits information, Veterans' profiles and stories, job openings, local events, and other relevant Veterans content.

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

Veteran in focus

Every day, Veterans overcome feelings of hopelessness by reaching out for support. This Suicide Prevention Month, take a moment to listen to these Veterans’ stories of recovery, and #BeThere for the Veteran in your life.

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VBA is Hiring!

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Looking for a great new rewarding career? Help us provide benefits and services to Veterans and their families. We have openings all over the country and new ones pop up all the time.

Bookmark this page and check back frequently!

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Transitioning out of the military soon? File now!

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If you have an illness or injury that you believe was caused or made worse by your active duty service, you can file a claim for disability benefits 180 to 90 days before you leave the military. This may help speed up the claim decision process so you can get your benefits sooner.

Learn about pre-discharge claim

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