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Can I Receive Pension Payments From The Department Of Veterans Affairs If I Am Also Receiving Compensation Payments From The Department For An Injury?

No, you cannot receive both a monthly pension payment and compensation payments for an injury sustained during military service.  However, if a veteran applies for and is granted pension moneys, but cannot receive them because he is already being paid compensation, the Department will pay whichever benefit is greater to the veteran.

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