San Diego County Office of Military & Veterans Affairs

Provides professional services for military veterans and their dependents/survivors who may be entitled to benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. A partial list of benefits that may be available include compensation, pension, education, vocational rehabilitation, VA home loan, requests for military records and decorations, etc.   San Diego County has a Veteran Services Representative (VSR) available at the VANC Resource Center.

http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hhsa/programs/ais/veterans_services/index.html

 

GOVERNMENT LINKS (in alphabetic order)

Appeals

http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc

 

California Department of Veterans Affairs

http://www.cdva.ca.gov

 

California’s Women Veterans and Military Sexual Trauma

http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/12/S-12-004.pdf

 

California Women Veterans and Mental Health

http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/12/S-12-005.pdf

 

California Women Veterans and Employment

http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/12/S-12-007.pdf

 

California Women Veterans’ Benefit Utilization

http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/12/S-12-008.pdf

 

California Women Veterans At A Glance

http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/12/S-12-009.pdf

 

Center for Minority Veterans

http://www.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/

 

Center for Women’s Veterans

http://www.va.gov/womenvet/

 

Compensation for Disabilities Associated with Gulf War Service

http://www.benefits.va.gov/WARMS/Site_Map.asp

 

Compensation Rate Tables

http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm

 

DD Form 214 and SF-180 Service Records

http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

 

DoD Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)

The DoD level Board provides Veterans who were medically separated from their Military Service between September 11, 2001 and December 31, 2009 an opportunity for review of their disability ratings to ensure fairness, consistency and accuracy. The PDBR was created by Congress in 2008 and began reviewing its first cases in June 2009.

 

http://www.health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Conditions-and-Treatments/Physical-Disability/Physical-Disability-Board-of-Review

 

Joining Forces with our Military

http://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/

 

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

 

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Facebook Page

http://www.facebook.com/NavalHospitalCampPendleton.

 

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

 

U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

http://www.uscourts.cavc.gov

 

VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf

 

VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans

http://www.valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm

 

VA National Hepatitis C Program

http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/

 

VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War

http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp

 

Vet Center Eligibility – Readjustment Counseling Service

http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/

 

Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page

http://www.vba.va.gov/VBA/

 

ALERT:

  1. An organization called Veterans Affairs Services (VAS) is providing benefit and general information on VA and gathering personal information on veterans.  This organization is NOT affiliated with VA in any way.  VAS may be gaining access to military personnel through their close resemblance to the VA name and seal.

    Michael G. Daugherty,
    Staff Attorney,
    Department of Veterans Affairs,
    Office of General Counsel

  2. An organization named American Veterans Aid (AVA) is charging for the preparation/filing of VA benefit forms (Compensation & Pension). It is ILLEGAL (a misdemeanor) to do so.

Veterans Legal and Benefits Information

http://www.38uscode.com/

 

VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals

http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/

 

VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page

http://www.publichealth.va.gov/

 

Vocational Rehabilitation

http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/

 

VONAPP online

https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal?_nfpb=true&_portlet.async=false&_pageLabel=ebenefits_myeb_vonapp1

 

WARMS – 38 CFR Book C

http://www.benefits.va.gov/WARMS/Site_Map.asp

 

Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site

http://www.gibill.va.gov/