Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation is paid to veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated during active military service. Non Service Connected Pension is for wartime veterans with limited income and over 65 or are not employable.
Disability Compensation: You may be entitled to receive compensation if you are at least 10% disabled as a result of your military service.
Disability Pension: May apply if you are a wartime veteran with limited income and you are no longer able to work.
Time Limits: There is no deadline for applying for disability benefits.