Disability compensation is a monthly tax-free benefit paid to Veterans who are at least 10% disabled because of injuries or diseases that were incurred in or aggravated during active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training. A disability can apply to physical conditions, such as a chronic knee condition, as well as a mental health conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
VSOs are here to help you. These Federally certified individuals are accredited by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs in a rigorous vetting process, which includes drug testing and background checks. Our VSOs are waiting to provide veterans and their families with claims processing.
Types of Claims
There are numerous types of claims that apply to disability compensation. They can be based on disabilities that existed when entering military service, but were made worse, disabilities that occurred during service, or disabilities that arose after you left military service. Additionally, there are claims that are filed for special circumstances.
Compensation and Pension
Education & Training
Burial & Survivor
Where can I get claim processed
The National Association for Black Veterans Inc. (NABVETS) Chapter 122, has formed a partnership with Prince Georges County, Office of Veterans Affairs. Through this partnership a Veterans’ Service Office was created within The Bride Center at Adams’ House, located in Suitland, Maryland.
This cooperation of efforts creates a permanent Veteran Service Office whereby Veterans, Spouses and Dependents of Veterans can receive claims assistance, and general benefits information.
To make a reservation with a NABVETS Service Officer call 301-817-1923.
The NABVETS Office is located on the 3rd floor of The Bridge Center at Adams’s House 5001 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland