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How to File a Well-Prepared MST Claim

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Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) defines military sexual trauma (MST) as sexual harassment that is threatening or physical assault of a sexual nature. more...

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Military Sexual Trauma Resources for Women

Military Sexual Trauma (MST) is sexual assault or repeated, threatening sexual harassment that occurred while the veteran was in the military. more...

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Was your MST-Related VA Benefit Claim Denied? Learn about Special Review Process

How to get your previously denied VA Compensation claim reviewed. more...

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Filing for VA Disability Related to Personal Assault or MST: VA Form 21-0781A

If you are filing for VA Disability Compensation you should file VA Form 21-0781A along with, or as follow up to, your application (VA Form 21-526).  The information included in this form helps the VA to establish that your disability was caused or made worse by Military Sexual Trauma (MST). Because of low reporting and destruction of military records, you cannot rely on military records to more...

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