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Application for Special Benefits for World War II Veterans

Application for Special Benefits for World War II Veterans.

Assistance for Incarcerated Veterans/Oklahoma State Guidebook

This guidebook offers information useful to veterans transitioning out of prison, and details numerous housing, employment and healthcare resources/benefits.

Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment Grants

Financial assistance, in the form of a grant, is available to purchase a new or used automobile (or other conveyance) to accommodate a veteran or servicemember with certain disabilities that resulted from an injury or disease incurred or aggravated during active military service.

Benefits

This webpage provides information about benefits that are available to veterans and their families.

Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD)

The Benefits Delivery at Discharge Program or BDD allows a Servicemember to apply for disability compensation benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) prior to retirement or separation from military service.

Blind Rehabilitation Service

The mission of Blind Rehabilitation Service is to coordinate a healthcare service delivery system that provides a continuum of care for blinded veterans extending from their home environment to the local VA facility and to the appropriate rehabilitation setting.

Certification of Fully Developed Claim

The Fully Developed Claim pilot program was set up to help the VA process fully developed claims within 90 days. FAQ's about the pilot program.

Child Care Assistance For Families of Severely Injured Military Members

NACCCRA and the U.S. Military Services have partnered to provide families of severely injured military members with assistance to find and pay for safe, licensed child care services for a period of six months during their period of recuperation. (Extensions beyond the 6-month period will be considered based upon physician reassessment.)

Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Seriously Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces

This handbook is designed to help Service members who are wounded, ill and injured, as well as the family members who are taking care of them, navigate through the military and veteran disability, evaluation, compensation, and benefits programs that are designed to help them.

Compensation and Pension Benefits

Short encyclopedia of Veterans' benefits and terms.

Disability Compensation Benefits

Disability Compensation is a tax-free benefit paid to a veteran for disabilities that occured or made worse by injuries or diseases that happened while on active duty.

Disability Compensation for Sexual or Personal Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

100% Disabled Veterans - Sales Tax Exemption Card

The Oklahoma sales tax exemption for 100% disabled veterans has been expanded to include sales to the surviving spouse of a deceased qualified veteran, if the surviving spouse has not remarried. Sales qualifying for exemption are limited to $1,000 per year for a qualifying surviving spouse.

e-Vets Resource Advisor

This Advior assists Veterans, Service Members and those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources.

Federal Taxes on Veterans' Disability or Military Retirement Pensions

Information regarding Veterans Benefits. Taxable as income or not.

Home Modification Programs

VA has three main grant programs to assist disabled veterans and servicemembers with necessary home modifications.

If You are Blind or Have Low Vision: How We Can Help

Information on Social Security Disability benefits and SSI Benefits for individuals who are blind or have low vision.

Individual Unemployment Fact Sheet

Individual Unemployability is a part of the VA's disability compensation program that allows VA to pay certain veterans compensation at the 100% rate, even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the total level.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

IAVA addresses critical issues facing new veterans and their families, including mental health injuries, a stretched VA system, inadequate health care for female veterans, and GI Bill educational benefits. IAVA also provides valuable resources and empowers veterans to connect with one another, fostering a strong and lasting community.

Military Service and Social Security Benefits

You Can Get Both Social Security Benefits And Military Retirement.

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veteran in need of help? Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) and check this website for more information!

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Oklahoma State Office of Disability Concerns

Information and resources for disabled Oklahomans seeking employment.

Oklahoma Veterans Financial Assistance Program

The Oklahoma War Veterans Commission recognized the need for a program to provide financial aid to veterans, their wives, widows, and children who are experiencing an emergency.

Oklahoma Veterans Service Representatives' Itineraries

A listing of contact information such as phone number, county location, hours available and address for Veteran Service Representatives across the state of Oklahoma.

Opportunities for Veterans (Veterans' Preference)

Veterans who are disabled or who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during specific time periods or military campaigns are entitled to preference over non-veterans in competitive hiring selections.

Presumptive Disability Benefits for Certain Groups of Veterans

The VA presumes that specific disabilities diagnosed in certain veterans were caused by their military service. This link outlines that presumption.

Resources for Wounded or Injured Servicemembers and their Families

Resources for Wounded or Injured Servicemembers and their Families.

Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance (S-DVI)

Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance is life insurance for veterans who have received a service-connected disability rating by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Social Security Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Military service members can receive expedited processing of disability claims from Social Security.

Special Benefits for Certain World War II Veterans

Special benefits can be paid to certain World War II veterans.

Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) for Serious Disabilities

VA can pay additional compensation to a veteran who, as a result of military service, incurred the loss or loss of use of specific organs or extremities.

Special Monthly Compesnation for (SMC) for Serious Disabilities

VA can pay additional compensation to a veteran who, as a result of military service, incurred the loss or loss of use of specific organs or extremities.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Special Veterans Benefit (SVB)

If you want to appeal a decision about a claim for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Special Veterans Benefits (SVB), then you can use this form.

Survivor Benefits Information

The primary survivor benefit applicable to survivors of retirees (and, in some situations, active duty members) is the Uniformed Services Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP). The Reserves have a related plan called the Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan (RC-SBP). These are voluntary programs to ensure survivors continue to receive income throughout their lifetimes.

The VVA Self-Help Guide to Service-Connected Disability Compensation for Exposure to Agent Orange for Veterans and their Families

The purpose of this Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) guide is simple: to present information and describe the process in a user-friendly fashion for a Vietnam veteran or (surviving) family member to file a claim for service-connected disability compensation or death benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Traumatic Injury Protection Under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance

The Traumatic Injury Protection Under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) program provides automatic traumatic injury coverage to all members of the uniformed services covered under the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program.

VA Caregiver Support

Learn about the new services for Family Caregivers of Post 9/11 Veterans. Information and applications on this site.

VA Compensation Benefits Rate Tables

Tables showing how much money you may be entitled to receive from the government for service-connected disabilities.

VA Facilitites in Oklahoma

A listing of VA Facilities by State - Oklahoma specific information at this site.

VA Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide basic information on VA benefit programs by category.

VA Patient and Nursing Home Residents Rights and Responsibilities

Your basic rights and responsibilities as a patient or resident of a VA medical facility/nursing home are outlined in this document.

VA to Provide Payments to Eligible Surviving Spouses

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced immediate actions to quickly identify and pay surviving spouses who are eligible to receive the deceased veteran's VA compensation or pension benefit for the month of the veteran's death.

Veterans Application for Compensation and/or Pension

APPLICATION FOR COMPENSATION AND/OR PENSION (Form 21-526).

Veterans Center Application Form

To be eligible for admission to any of the Centers, the Oklahoma veteran must have served in the active Armed Forces of the United States during wartime and discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.

Veterans (Disability) Pension Program

Pension is a benefit paid to wartime veterans who have limited or no income, and who are age 65 or older, or, if under 65, who are permanently and totally disabled.

Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI)

Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI) is an insurance program that provides insurance coverage on the home mortgages of certain severely disabled veterans.

Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

This guide answers questions that veterans with service-connected disabilities may have about the protections they are entitled to when they seek to return to their former jobs or look to find their first, or new, civilian jobs.

VetSuccess

This program's primary function is to help veterans who have service-connected disabilities become suitably employed, maintain employment, or achieve independance in daily living.

Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits Chapter 31

Vocational Rehabilitation is a program whose primary function is to help veterans with service-connected disabilities become suitably employed, maintain employment, or achieve independence in daily living.

What is Gulf War Syndrome?

Self Help Guide for Persian Gulf War Veterans.

Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment Grants

Financial assistance, in the form of a grant, is available to purchase a new or used automobile (or other conveyance) to accommodate a veteran or servicemember with certain disabilities that resulted from an injury or disease incurred or aggravated during active military service.

Benefits

This webpage provides information about benefits that are available to veterans and their families.

Blind Rehabilitation Service

The mission of Blind Rehabilitation Service is to coordinate a healthcare service delivery system that provides a continuum of care for blinded veterans extending from their home environment to the local VA facility and to the appropriate rehabilitation setting.

Disability Compensation Benefits

Disability Compensation is a tax-free benefit paid to a veteran for disabilities that occured or made worse by injuries or diseases that happened while on active duty.

Disability Compensation for Sexual or Personal Trauma

If a veteran suffers from the effects of trauma in military service, VA may be able to help them.

e-Vets Resource Advisor

This Advior assists Veterans, Service Members and those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources.

Home Modification Programs

VA has three main grant programs to assist disabled veterans and servicemembers with necessary home modifications.

If You are Blind or Have Low Vision: How We Can Help

Information on Social Security Disability benefits and SSI Benefits for individuals who are blind or have low vision.

Individual Unemployment Fact Sheet

Individual Unemployability is a part of the VA's disability compensation program that allows VA to pay certain veterans compensation at the 100% rate, even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the total level.

Military Service and Social Security Benefits

You Can Get Both Social Security Benefits And Military Retirement.

Oklahoma State Office of Disability Concerns

Information and resources for disabled Oklahomans seeking employment.

Presumptive Disability Benefits for Certain Groups of Veterans

The VA presumes that specific disabilities diagnosed in certain veterans were caused by their military service. This link outlines that presumption.

Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance (S-DVI)

Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance is life insurance for veterans who have received a service-connected disability rating by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Social Security Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Military service members can receive expedited processing of disability claims from Social Security.

Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) for Serious Disabilities

VA can pay additional compensation to a veteran who, as a result of military service, incurred the loss or loss of use of specific organs or extremities.

Special Monthly Compesnation for (SMC) for Serious Disabilities

VA can pay additional compensation to a veteran who, as a result of military service, incurred the loss or loss of use of specific organs or extremities.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Special Veterans Benefit (SVB)

If you want to appeal a decision about a claim for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Special Veterans Benefits (SVB), then you can use this form.

Traumatic Injury Protection Under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance

The Traumatic Injury Protection Under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) program provides automatic traumatic injury coverage to all members of the uniformed services covered under the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program.

VA Caregiver Support

Learn about the new services for Family Caregivers of Post 9/11 Veterans. Information and applications on this site.

VA Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide basic information on VA benefit programs by category.

Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI)

Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI) is an insurance program that provides insurance coverage on the home mortgages of certain severely disabled veterans.

Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits Chapter 31

Vocational Rehabilitation is a program whose primary function is to help veterans with service-connected disabilities become suitably employed, maintain employment, or achieve independence in daily living.

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Benefits

This webpage provides information about benefits that are available to veterans and their families.

Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits Chapter 31

Vocational Rehabilitation is a program whose primary function is to help veterans with service-connected disabilities become suitably employed, maintain employment, or achieve independence in daily living.

Official Department of the Army Electronic Forms

Download official Army e-forms by category, range, etc. here.

Veterans Center Application Form

To be eligible for admission to any of the Centers, the Oklahoma veteran must have served in the active Armed Forces of the United States during wartime and discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.

e-Vets Resource Advisor

This Advior assists Veterans, Service Members and those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources.

Oklahoma Find A Lawyer

As a community service, the OBA does provide a directory of its attorney members who have given their permission to have their names published in the Oklahoma Find A Lawyer directory at Oklahoma Find A Lawyer. There you can search by both geographic area or by a lawyer's practice area.

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