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September 16, 2011

Retroactive Traumatic Injury Benefits, Regardless of Geographic Location, Oct. 7, 2001 to Nov. 30, 2005

Full article at: Retroactive Traumatic Injury Benefits No Longer Just For OEF/OIF Injuries

press release

Sept. 16, 2011, 2:02 p.m. EDT
Retroactive Traumatic Injury Benefits No Longer Just For OEF/OIF Injuries
TSGLI Payments Will Be Made for Qualifying Injuries

WASHINGTON, Sep 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is extending retroactive traumatic injury benefits to Servicemembers who suffered qualifying injuries during the period Oct. 7, 2001 to Nov. 30, 2005, regardless of the geographic location where the injuries occurred.

“Now all of our nation’s Servicemembers who suffered severe traumatic injuries while serving their country can receive the same traumatic injury benefits, regardless of where their injury occurred,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki.”

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