Mom Denied Benefits

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by linda20170, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. linda20170

    linda20170 Newbie

    My Mom just received a letter denying her Aid and Assistance benefits because my Stepfather didn't die while in military service or because of military service. I didn't realized this was a requirement. Is this right?
  2. vetadmin

    vetadmin Administrator Staff Member

    No this is WRONG! Your stepfather only had to meet the criteria of an honorable discharge and service during an approved period of war. It sounds as though they processed the claim for DIC benefits and not Pension. Did you keep a copy of the application?

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