TITLE

veteran advisor. DOD & VA Quicken the Pace to Benefits

AUTHOR(S)
WOODARD, DOUG
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
PN;Dec2011, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD) program of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD). It states that the initiative seeks to speed up the giving of service-connected compensation for veterans. It mentions the elements needed in the BDD application process which include Veterans Application for Compensation and/or Pension form, medical documentation, and medical examinations.
ACCESSION #
67210864

 

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