Combat-Related Special Compensation

Edwards, Nichelle L.
December 2008
PN;Dec2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p53
Trade Publication
The article discusses important issues concerning the Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC), which allows certain U.S. military retirees to receive military retirement pay and Veterans Affairs (VA) Disability Compensation. It notes that the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), signed into law on January 29, 2008, includes changes to retiree eligibility, a new component for CRSC. It also discusses the rules for retirees, the application process, and the amount of compensation.


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