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TOBay's Veteran Services Division 2009: About Us

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TOBay's Veteran Services Division 2009: About Us Welcome home and thank you for your service to our country for those who served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Town of Oyster Bay's Veteran Services Division is ready to help you obtain the benefits available to you as a result of your service to your country, some of which include: Five Years of Enhanced Health Care. You are eligible to receive enhanced VA health care benefits for 5 years following your military separation date. Whether or not you choose to use VA health care after separation, you must enroll with VA within 5 years to get health care benefits later on. Dental Benefits. You may be eligible for one-time dental care but you must apply for a dental exam within 180 days of your separation date. OEF/OIF Program. Every VA Medical Center has a team standing ready to welcome OIF/OEF service members and help coordinate their care. Non-Health Benefits. Other benefits available include: financial benefits, home loans, vocational rehabilitation, education, and more. We recognize that your service has its affect not only on you, but also on your loved-ones. It affects you and your family both individually and as a family unit. As such we stand ready to help you and your family with respect to a variety of services, including: Emotional Support; Traumatic Brain Injury; Children's Services; Family Support; Military Sexual Trauma; Bereavement Counseling; Addiction / Gambling; Educational Services; Employment / Vocational Training; Small Business Support; Housing For Veterans; Social Security Disability; Nursing Home / Adult Day Care, and; Emergency / Crisis counseling. For all our veterans and their families, we stand ready to assist you. What follows are web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them. There are many sites that explain how to obtain books, military/medical records, information and how to appeal a denied claim with the VA. Nearly 100% of this information is without charge and available for all veterans, the only catch is you have to ask for it. That's where we can help. We know what questions to ask so the right doors open for you -- and then we are ready to work with and for you, stay in the process, and press for your rights and your best interests.



Board of Veteran's Appeals

CARES Commission

CARES Draft National Plan

Center for Minority Veterans

Center for Women Veterans

Center for Veterans Enterprise

Clarification on the changes in VA healthcare for Gulf War Veterans

Classified Records - American Gulf War Veterans Assn

Compensation Rate Tables, 12-1-03

Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page

Directory of Veterans Service Organizations

Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

Environmental Agents

Environmental Agents M10

Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibility

Evaluation Protocol for Gulf War & Iraqi Freedom Veterans with Potential Exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU)

Evaluation Protocol For Non-Gulf War Veterans With Potential Exposure To Depleted Uranium (Du)

Fee Basis, Priority For Outpatient Medical Services & Inpatient Hospital Care

Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants 2005

Forms and Records Request

Geriatrics and Extanded Care

Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG

Guide to Gulf War Veterans' Health

Gulf War Registry

Gulf War Registry Referral Centers

Gulf War Subject Index

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Q&As

Homeless Veterans

HSR&D Home

Ionizing Radiation

Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA

M10 for spouses and children

M10 Part III Change 1

M21-1 Table of Contents

Mental Health Program Guidelines

Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence

My Health e Vet

NASDVA.COM National Association of State Directors

National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

OMI (Office of Medical Inspector

Online VA Form 10-10EZ

VA Annual Report To Congress, Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999'_Illnesses_Appendices.doc

VA Annual Report To Congress, Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002

Phase I PGR

Phase II PGR

Policy Manual Index

Project 112 (Including Project SHAD)

Prosthetics Eligibility

Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page

Public Health/SARS

Publications: Manuals

Publications and Reports

Records Center and Vault Homepage

Records Center and Vault Site Map

Request For And Consent To Release Of Information From Claimant's Records

Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses April 11, 2002

Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses

The Service Officers Corner

Title 38 4.16 Total disability ratings for compensation based on unemployability of the individual. PART 4: schedule FOR RATING DISABILITIES Subpart A: General Policy in Rating

Title 38 Index Parts 0-17

Title 38 Part 18

Title 38 Part 3: Adjudication Subpart A Pension, Compensation, and DIC Compensation;sid=0a5cc4e74c654c10874b651cc99ff1b4;rgn=div5;view=text;node=38%3A1.;idno=38;cc=ecfr

Title 38 Pensions, Bonuses & Veterans' Relief (also 3.317 Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed illnesses found here);c=ecfr;cc=ecfr;sid=89bb312d6d613680e34d4df4625d7f3b;region=DIV1;q1=gulf%20war;rgn=div8;view=text;idno=38;node=38%3A1.

U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

VA Annual Report To Congress, Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999'_Illnesses_Appendices.doc

VA Annual Report To Congress, Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002

VA Fact Sheet

VA Health Care Eligibility

Veterans Legal and Benefits Information

VA Life Insurance Handbook: Chap 3

VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans

VA MS Research

VA National Hepatitis C Program

VA Office of Research and Development



VAOIG Hotline Telephone Number and Address

Vet Center Eligibility - Readjustment Counseling Service

Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page

VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals

VHA Programs - Clinical Programs & Initiatives

VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page

VHI Guide to Gulf War Veteran's Health

Vocational Rehabilitation

VONAPP online

WARMS - 38 CFR Book C

War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center - New Jersey

Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site

What VA Social Workers Do

WRIISC Patient Eligibility


--- Regards, Walt Schmidt