Commemorating the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell and information for LGBTQ Veterans

TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REPEAL OF DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL
September 20, 2021
 
 Under this newly-issued guidance, VA adjudicators shall find that all discharged service members whose separation was due to sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status are considered “Veterans” who may be eligible for VA benefits, like VR&E, home loan guaranty, compensation & pension, health care, homeless program and/or burial benefits, so long as the record does not implicate a statutory or regulatory bar to benefits.”