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Hi, Im Marine Corps Veteran, Paul Corbett, and if you are a veteran who has 100% VA service-connected

disability, I am going to cover 14 different benefits that are available to you. I am also

providing weblinks in the description below this video if you want to find additional

information or how to apply for the benefits I will be covering. So at the top of the list

is Monetary Compensation. A single veteran can expect to receive more than $3,000 a month

tax-free, and a little later in this video Ill explain how you may receive 100s more

in additional compensation for your dependents as well. Next is No. 2, Free Healthcare and

Medications. Please keep in mind that VA healthcare has a program for just about anything you

can think of from a full array of healthcare programs to assistance with education, employment,

housing, medical equipment, assistance with nursing home care, respite care, adult daycare,

medical foster homes, and the list goes on and on. Quite literally no matter what situation

you are in, if you need help with something VA healthcare most likely has a program to

assist you, and with being at 100% disability it is all free. So if you are not enrolled

in VA healthcare, I would highly recommend that you start the process as soon as possible.

No. 3 is Travel Allowance. VA can reimburse you for mileage and other travel expenses

for scheduled medical appointments at a VA facility or medical facility in which the

VA referred you for care. For details on how to access this benefit, be sure to check out

the weblinks below. No. 4 is Dental Care. Thats right, VA has its own dental care

program and if the VA facility closest to you does not have a dental office, there is

also the ability to use dental through the community care program. So be sure to contact

your local VA health care facility to learn more. No. 5 is Waivers for VA Funding Fees

for Home Loans. When using a VA home loan there is a funding fee that can range anywhere

from 1% to 4%. However, given your rate of disability that funding fee is completely

waived, and again additional information can be found below. No. 6 is Employment Assistance.

At 100% disability you qualify for a 10-point preference when applying for federal jobs.

You also have the ability to be directly hired, meaning you dont need to compete with others.

Whoever is doing the hiring can essentially hire you on the spot as long as you meet the

qualifications for that position. There are also options if you are incapable of working

for your spouse to use your point preference to secure a federal job. Pretty cool. No.

7 is Veteran Readiness and Employment Program, or what used to be called Vocation Rehabilitation

and Employment. Ive personally used this program and it is awesome. The program offers

way more options in my opinion than the GI Bill and it is also tailored to the unique

needs of each and every veteran. However, unlike the GI Bill, not every veteran is going

to automatically qualify. So be sure to reach out to VBA and see how they might be able

to assist you with finding a new career path. Next is No. 8, which is Additional Compensation

for Eligible Dependents. VA recognizes the fact that some veterans may need additional

monetary assistance when providing for their loved ones. As such, you may be able to add

children, your spouse, or even your parents onto your VA disability. Depending on the

number of qualified dependents you have, we could be talking about hundreds of additional

tax-free dollars every month. So be sure to visit the weblink below if you need additional

information or instructions on how to apply. No. 9 is Concurrent Receipt of Military Retired

Pay. Many people do not realize this but many veterans do not get their full military retirement

pay. There is an offset which is designed to help veterans maximize the amount of income

they receive. However, as a veteran with 100% disability you do not have to worry about

this. You will get your full military retirement and full VA compensation which is a pretty

sweet deal. No. 10 is Educational Assistance for your Dependents. There are a bunch of

guidelines of course. But your dependents may be able to seek assistance from VA for

college and graduate degree programs, certificate courses, career counseling, apprenticeships,

and on the job training programs. There are scholarships they may qualify for as well,

so be sure to check out the weblinks below to find out more. Next is No. 11. For qualified

families, the VA has a Civilian Health and Medical Program also known as CHAMPVA. This

means your dependents could also receive healthcare coverage through the Department of Veterans

Affairs. There is way too much information about CHAMPVA for me to cover this in this

video, so please be sure to refer to the links below for additional information. Next up

is No. 12, Burial and Plot Allowance. There are a bunch of difference scenarios that guide

this benefit, such as whether a veteran died from a disability, passed away at home or

in a VA facility, and so on. Nevertheless, VA can potentially help with the cost of procuring

a plot and also with covering as much as $2,000 in burial expenses. To learn more or locate

the forms you need for this benefit, please refer to the video description below. Our

second to last benefit is the Uniform Services ID Card. Thats right, veterans with 100%

disability are able to get an ID card similar to the one you may have had in the military

which will grant you certain access and privileges at DOD facilities. This is a pretty cool benefit,

especially if you are a veteran who lives close to any of our military bases. The last

and final benefit I will cover is Access to Adaptive Housing and Automobile Brands. Remember

when I said that VA healthcare can provide you with pretty much anything you could possibly

need? Well this is an example of that. Qualified veterans may be able to receive grants to

make alterations to their homes such as wheelchair ramps, widened doorways, making bathrooms

more accessible, and the list goes on. The same can be said of a veterans vehicle.

So to learn more about this benefit you can strike up a conversation with your primary

care physician at the VA or to learn more about this benefit and any of the others Ive

discussed, be sure to check out the links below. Lastly, to access all our content there

are links below or you can search #thesitrep on YouTube.

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