Pre-existing conditions

Before a veteran is medically discharged from service he or she will generally undergo an examination by a Medical Board. The Board will issue a report that determines whether the medical conditions for which the veteran is being discharged existed before the veteran entered service and, if so, whether they were aggravated by service. If the Medical Board determines that your medical conditions pre-existed service and were not aggravated by military service don’t get discouraged, you may still be entitled to service connected benefits. Continue reading