How to file electronically

Before going to the Veterans Online Application site, you'll need the following information:

    * Active and reserve duty dates and the locations where you entered and left duty.

    * List and dollar amounts of military benefits you receive.

    * List of disabilities you are claiming, including treatment dates while in the service.

    * Information about any exposures that caused the disabilities you are claiming.

    * Medical evidence showing you currently have the disabilities and proof that they arose during active service.

If you are missing any of this data, visit the Veterans Benefits Administration site (www.vba.va.gov) for links to regional offices and other federal recordkeeping agencies.

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