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VA Disability Compensation and Disability Pension
Can I Receive Payments From the DoD and the VA for the Same Disability?
In short, probably not. The two programs usually offset each other. Thus, you may generally only receive benefits from one program. However, for some veterans there are exceptions.
What are the Major Differences between DoD and VA Disability Benefits?
Here are some important differences between DoD disability retirement benefits and VA disability benefits. Understanding these differences may help you sort out the benefits puzzle.