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Veterans Speak Out About Fight To Claim VA Benefits After Military Sexual Assault | NBC Nightly News



For veterans who were victims of sexual assault, the process of claiming benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder through the Veterans Administration can be extremely difficult. Kate Snow hears from service members who say it took years, and sometimes decades, to get their benefits – if they received them at all. Last year, the VA Office of Inspector General found that nearly half of military sexual trauma claims “were not properly processed.”» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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19 comments

  1. It hasn't been called Veterans "Administration" since the late 80s. It's "Veteran Affairs".

  2. legal,safe access to cannabis for vets MAGA=LMMJ legalize medical mj youtube – charlotte's web-epilepsy, phoenix tears,billy caldwell,man with parinsons trys cannabis…etc the gov' lies about most everything and cannabis is a huge one

  3. They won't diagnose PTSD because it's resultant of torture, and the symptoms can't be detected by any medical or empirical standard. Those victims deserve support, but PTSD isn't really a medical issue.

  4. VA: delay, deny till ya die.

  5. Soldiers are worried about not being able to eat?!?!
    SERIOUSLY?!?!?!?! 😠😠😠

  6. The VA is pathetically inept and has been since the Vietnam war. 50 years of failure. A stain on the 🇺🇸.

  7. If you deserve a claim, then the information will be in your records!!!

  8. All politicians should be required to use the VA and nothing else.

  9. Sexual Assault is so Common in the Military we now understand just like psychological issues

  10. Never go the in house MST rep. Useless.

  11. The VA Hospital in Palm Beach County Florida is one of the best facilities I have ever dealt with.
    My father has received an AMAZING level of care.
    Every Dr, nurse and staff member has been professional and kind.
    Appointments are usually on time.
    Its obvious from the moment you arrive that the place is under top notch management.

  12. Go to the army looking to be disable for life,nice and easy..!

  13. They should get compensation for the ptsd and then some bc these women shouldnt have to be on gaurd against an enemy in her own countrys army

  14. The Department of Veterans is another bureaucratically, corrupt, and F'ed-up organization of the US Government, which is F'ed in itself!

  15. Needs use attorney for this kinds of issues.

  16. All veterans with injuries or not deserves to be financially compensated all their life.

  17. A Worthless Wall is MORE Important to Donnie Bone Spurs than American Veterans!

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