This includes representation before regional offices of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC), Physical Evaluation Boards, Boards for Correction of Military Records, and Combat-Related Special Compensation
Harry Reid (D-Nev.) would repeal the 50 percent disability rating requirement and extend eligibility for Combat-Related Special Compensation
(CRSC) to veterans who are medically retired for combat- or operations-related disability before reaching 20 years of military service.
We receive numerous calls and correspondence regarding Combat-Related Special Compensation
* Combat-Related Special Compensation
payments do not end in 2014, as CRDP payments do.
Disabled retirees who began receiving larger payments last year under the Combat-Related Special Compensation
Program must choose to continue with that program or opt for the new policy.
From what I am reading, you are not happy that only the combat service personnel are to get the Combat-Related Special Compensation
and the non-combat retirees are left out.
Combat-related Special Compensation
(CRSC) was authorized by Public Law 107-314 on December 2, 2002, and codified as section 1413a in Title 10, United States Code.
When Congress passed legislation a few years ago creating the Combat-Related Special Compensation
(CRSC) program, it brought a measure of justice to many of our comrades.
Despite a concerted effort to send back pay to disabled military longevity retirees under the Combat-Related Special Compensation
(CRSC) and Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP) programs, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) now says it will be this fall or later before some eligible veterans will receive their checks.
The retroactive payments are owed to nearly half of all recipients of Combat-Related Special Compensation
(CRSC) and Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP).
Reading the senseless rationalization on Concurrent Retirement and Disability Payment (CRDC) and Combat-Related Special Compensation
(CRSC), I find myself somewhat confused.
Army Physical Disability Agency Combat-Related Special Compensation
, 200 Stovall St., Alexandria, VA 223320470.