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Frequently Asked Questions on Topics for the Entire Family, for your health and well being and more!
FAQs - OIF-OEF
What benefits are available?
I was not injured in the service. Am I eligible for any benefits?
Are there non-service connected pension payments for veterans of a war time era?
Are there educational/school benefits for veterans and their dependents?
Are there any Life Insurance benefits?
Can I receive medical benefits although I only served for a short period of time in the service?
Am I eligible for burial benefits?
How many times can I use my GI home loan?
Is there compensation for disability injuries incurred in the service?
Is there any assistance for having your Discharge upgraded?
Do I have any benefits if I lost a son or daughter in the service?
My father was in the service, do I have any benefits?
How do I or a loved one get into the Federal Recovery Coordination Program?
What does a Federal Recovery Coordinator do?
How Can I Get Help?
I'm having difficulty at home, work or school since I returned. Who can I talk to?
Getting to a VA Medical Center is difficult due to my injuries. How can I get help?
What is a Fisher House and can it help OEF/OIF families?
As a returning OEF/OIF woman veteran, am I better off working with an OEF/OIF Program Manager or a Women Veterans Program Manager? Why are there two different program managers to help me find the VA services I need? Should I choose one or both?
I am a female veteran. Where do I go to get services that are suited to women?
I was sexually harassed by someone in my unit, but I was afraid to report it. Does that mean I can't get any help for the bad feelings I am still having about this?
How can I reach and speak with a chaplain?
How might spiritual care from a chaplain or other clergy person help me?
I don't feel like myself since I came home from Afghanistan. Is this normal?
What should I do if feel so upset that I want to hurt or kill myself?
My family is very concerned about how much I've been drinking since my return. Can the VA help me cut down?
I've been having trouble sleeping and I can't stop thinking about some of the things that happened to me over in Iraq. Do I have PTSD?
I was wounded by an IED blast, and since then I have had problems remembering things and with keeping my mind focused on what I'm reading or doing. Are these problems related to the injury?
Since I've been home, I've been having some serious mood swings. Sometimes I have so much energy that I don't go to sleep for days. Then the next week I'm so down, I can't get out of bed. What is wrong with me?
My wife changed a lot during my deployment, and it's as if we don't even know each other anymore. Is there any help for my marriage?
I am hesitant to go see a therapist and talk about my problems because other people might think I'm crazy and I won't get ahead at work if anyone finds out about it. What should I do?
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