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VA Benefits for LGBTQ+ Veterans

On September 20th, 2021,  the tenth anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, VA assistant secretary for public affairs, Kayla Williams delivered a statement regarding benefits eligibility for LGBTQ+ Veterans who where discharged under the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, including those whose service was characterized as  under other than honorable conditions.  

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Delays Obtaining Military Records

A lot of people have contacted the GI Rights Network with frustrations about delays in obtaining military records from the National Archives (NPRC) which currently posts its status as: “The National Personnel Records Center is Closed - Except for Emergencies”

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