Sumter County Veteran Services

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Sumter County Veteran Services is a county agency created to assist all former, present and future members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents in preparing claims for and securing compensation, hospitalization, vocational training and other benefits or privileges to which they may be entitled under any Federal or State law or regulation by reason of their service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

All services rendered under their subsection of Florida Statutes (FS 292.05) shall be without charge to the claimant.

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  1. VA, DOD study a major breakthrough for understanding PTSD

    WASHINGTON - Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty and Separated...

  2. VA and GAO Agree: Appeals Reform Needed

    WASHINGTON - In response to a report released by the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) report, 'VA Disability Benefits: Additional Planning Would Enhance Efforts to Improve the Timeliness of Appeals Decisions,' the U.S. Department of Veterans...

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  1. Computing Retired Military Pay

    There are various provisions of law under which the computation may be made, but retired pay is generally computed either on length of service or on a percentage of disability.