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Military Service and Social Security
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding Social Security Benefits and Military Service.
Can I get both Social Security Disability Benefits and VA or DoD benefits?
Generally speaking, medical history is the single most important factor in receiving benefits under SSDI. Therefore, all of your VA medical records and military records can play an important role in proving to the SSA that you qualify for SSDI.
Child Support and Veterans Benefits - FAQs
Questions about what can or can't be done to collect child support from your Veteran's Benefits? This article covers some of the most Frequently Asked Questions on this topic.
Can I Receive Payments From the DoD and the VA for the Same Disability?
In short, probably not. The two programs usually offset each other. Thus, you may generally only receive benefits from one program. However, for some veterans there are exceptions.