Disability compensation is a benefit paid to a veteran because of injuries or diseases that happened while on active duty, or were made worse by active military service. It is also paid to certain veterans disabled from VA health care. The benefits are tax-free.
Programs for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities Include:
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
- Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC)
- Concurrent Retirement and Disability Payment (CRDP)
- Benefits for Dependents of 100% Disabled Veterans