Helpful Web Pages

Below is a list of web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits. We hope you will find them useful. Do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.

The American Legion http://www.legion.org/
The American Legion Service Officers http://www.legion.org/serviceofficers
Appeals http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc
Board of Veteran’s Appeals http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/
CARES Commission http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/
CARES Draft National Plan http://www1.va.gov/cares/page.cfm?pg=105
Center for Minority Veterans http://www1.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/
Center for Veterans Enterprise http://www.vetbiz.gov/default2.htm
Center for Women Veterans http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/
Clarification on changes in VA healthcare for Gulf War Veterans
http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000016.html
Classified Records – American Gulf War Veterans Assoc.
http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/000011.html
Compensation for Disabilities Associated with the Gulf War Service
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6%20/ch07.doc
Compensation Rate Tables, 12-1-03
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm
Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page http://www.va.gov/
Directory of Veterans Service Organizations
http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=view
Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp.
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benefits/exams/index.htm
Due Process
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch02.doc
Duty to Assist
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch01.doc
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/
Emergency, Non-emergency, and Fee Basis Care
http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf
Environmental Agents http://www1.va.gov/environagents/
Environmental Agents M10
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1002
Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibility
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=315
Evaluation protocol for Gulf War and Iraqi Freedom Veterans with potential exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU)
http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHandbook1303122304.DOC and
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1158
See also, Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet
http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DepletedUraniumFAQSheet.doc
Evaluation protocol for non-Gulf War Veterans with Potential Exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU)
http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHANDBOOKNONGW130340304.DOC
Fee Basis, Priority for Outpatient Medical Services &Inpatient Hospital Care
http://www1.va./.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=206
Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants 2005 http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf      OR,
http://www1.va./.gov/opa/vadocs/current_benefits.htm
Forms and Records Request      http://www.va.gov/vaforms/
General Compensation Provisions
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter11_subchaptervi_.html
Geriatrics and Extended Care      http://www1.va.gov/geriatricsshg/
Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG
http://www.oqp.med.va.gov/cpg/cpgn/mus/mus_base.htm
Guide to Gulf War Veteran’s Health
http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/VHIgulfwar.pdf
Gulf War Subject Index
http://www1.va.gov/GulfWar/page.cfm?pg=7&template=main&letter=A
Gulf War Veteran’s Illnesses Q&As
http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/GWIllnessesQandAsIB1041.pdf
Hearings   http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch04.doc
Homeless Veterans      http://www1.va.gov/homeless/
HSR&D Home      http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/
Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm
Ionizing Radiation      http://www1.va.gov/irad/
Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA
http://www.vba.va.gov/EFIF/
M 10 for spouses and children
http://www1./.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1007
M10 Part III Change 1
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1008
M21-1 Table of Contents     http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html
Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/BOOKC/PART4/S4_130.DOC
Mental Health Program Guidelines
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1094
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers
http://www.mirecc.med.va.gov/
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence
http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp
My Health e Vet      http://www.myhealth.va.gov/
NASDVA.COM      http://nasdva.com/
National Association of State Directors      http://www.nasdva.com/
National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
http://www.nchpdp.med.va.gov/postdeploymentlinks.asp
Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders, Schedule of Ratings
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/bookc/part4/s4_124a.doc
OMI (Office of Medical Inspector)     http://www.omi.cio.med.va.gov/
Online VA Form 10-10EZ
https://www.1010ez./.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/
Parkinson’s Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solicitations/docs/parkinsons.pdf    and, http://www1.va.gov/padrecc/
Peacetime Disability Compensation
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1131
Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or Death
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteri_.html and,
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapterii_.html and,
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteriii_.html
Persian Gulf Registry
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1003
This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program (to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005:
http://www1./.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1232
Persian Gulf Registry Referral Centers
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1006
Persian Gulf Veterans’ Illnesses Research 1999, Annual Report To Congress
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/1999_Gulf_War_Veterans%27_Illnesses_Appendices.doc
Persian Gulf Veterans’ Illnesses Research 2002, Annual Report To Congress
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/gulf_war_2002/GulfWarRpt02.pdf
Phase I PGR
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1004
Phase II PGR
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1005
Policy Manual Index      http://www.va.gov/publ/direc/eds/edsmps.htm
Power of Attorney
http://www.warms.vba./.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch03.doc
Project 112 (Including Project SHAD)     http://www1.va.gov/shad/
Prosthetics Eligibility
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=337
Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page
http://www.vethealth.cio.med.va.gov/
Public Health/SARS      http://www./.publichealth.va.gov/SARS/
Publications Manuals
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?Pub=4
Publications and Reports
http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/pubs_individual.cfm?webpage=gulf_war.htm
Records Center and Vault Homepage  http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/default.html
Records Center and Vault Site Map
http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/sitemap.html
Request for and Consent to release of information from claimants records
http://www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VARF/getformharness.asp?formName=3288-form.xft
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses April 11, 2002
http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Minutes_April112002.doc
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses
http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/ReportandRecommendations_2004.pdf
Research and Development
http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/programs/all_programs.cfm
Survivor’s and Dependents’ Educational Assistance
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partiii_chapter35_.html
Title 38 Index Parts 0-17
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv1_02…tpl
Part 18
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv2_02…tpl
Title 38 Part 3 Adjudication Subpart A “Pension, Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl
Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses & Veterans Relief (also § 3.317 Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed illnesses found here)
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text- idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfr3_main_02.tpl
Title 38 Part 4—Schedule for Rating Disabilities Subpart B—Disability Ratings
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=ab7641afd195c84a49a2067dbbcf95c0&rgn=div6&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.2&idno=38
Title 38A§ 4.16 Total disability ratings for compensation based on un-employability of the individual. Part A “Schedule for a Rating Disabilities Subpart A “General Policy in Rating
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&rgn=div8&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5.1..96.11&idno=38
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims     http://www.vetapp.gov/
VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf
VA Fact Sheet      http://www1.va.gov/opa/fact/gwfs.html
VA Health Care Eligibility
http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/home/hecmain.asp
VA Instituting Global Assessment of Function (GAF)
http://www.avapl.org/gaf/gaf.html
VA Life Insurance Handbook A” Chapter 3
http://www.insurance.va.gov/inForceGliSite/GLIhandbook/glibookletch3.htm#310
VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans
http://valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm
VA MS Research      http://www.va.gov/ms/about.asp
VA National Hepatitis C Program      http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/
VA Office of Research and Development      http://www1.va.gov/resdev/
VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War
http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp
VA WMD EMSHG      http://www1.va.gov/emshg/
VA WRIISC-DC      http://www.va.gov/WRIISC-DC/
VAOIG Hotline Telephone Number and Address
http://www.va.gov/oig/hotline/hotline3.htm
Vet Center Eligibility – Readjustment Counseling Service
http://www.va.gov/rcs/Eligibility.htm
Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page     http://www.vba.va.gov/
Veterans Legal and Benefits Information     http://valaw.org/
VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals      http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/
VHA Programs – Clinical Programs & Initiatives
http://www1.va.gov/health_benefits/page.cfm?pg=13
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VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page
http: //www.publichealth.va.gov/
VHI Guide to Gulf War Veterans A(tm) Health
http://www1.va.gov/vhi_ind_study/gulfwar/istudy/index.asp
Vocational Rehabilitation      http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/
Vocational Rehabilitation Subsistence
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/InterSubsistencefy04.doc
VONAPP online      http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp
WARMS – 38 CFR Book C
http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/bookc.html
Wartime Disability Compensation
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+38USC1110
War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center – New Jersey
http://www.wri.med.va.gov/
Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site      http://www.gibill.va.gov/
What VA Social Workers Do   http://www1.va.gov/socialwork/page.cfm?pg=3
WRIISC Patient Eligibility      http://www.illegion.org/va1.html