Almost all veterans suffer from some form of physical or mental difficulties after years of hard living and combat. Unfortunately seeking financial compensation through the Department of Veterans Affairs by filing a VA claim for disability is a bureaucratic nightmare loaded with missteps and pitfalls. Vietnam veterans have waited lifetimes for their conditions to be correctly addressed.
Your transition out of the military can be complicated. It seems pretty easy at first: complete your out-processing checklist, get your DD-214, maybe say a little “hooray” as you drive out of the gate. But what comes after those things can be difficult or confusing.