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Service Connection: A Checklist

In this post, we’ll explain the three requirements for a veteran to be compensated for a service-connected disability.  In short, to be compensated for a service-connected disability, a veteran must have a current disability caused by an in-service disease, injury, or event.  The VA breaks the evidence required to prove this into a three-part test.  Think of it as a checklist.  To receive monthly compensation, a veteran must have: A current disability; An in-service disease, injury, or event; and A connection between the current disability and the in-service disease, injury, or event We’ll discuss each point individually below, but first

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