Military Service and Social Security Disability Benefits

Did you know that military service members may receive faster processing of disability claims from Social Security? The expedited (faster) process is used for military service members who become disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001, regardless of where the disability occurred.

The following fact sheet provides answers to questions that you may have about applying for disability benefits. Knowing the answers to these questions will help you understand the process.

Fact Sheet - Military Service and Social Security Disability Benefits
 

Resource Date: June 2018