You may receive Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job-seeking skills coaching for those who are disabled and unable to work in traditional employment.
Active Duty Servicemembers are eligible if they
Expect to receive an honorable or other than dishonorable discharge upon separation from active duty
Obtain a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and
Apply for VR&E services
Are participating in the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) or are certified by the military as having a severe injury or illness that may prevent them from performing their military duties
Apply for VR&E services, and
Report for an evaluation with a VR and E counselor before separating from active duty
Veterans are eligible if they
Have received a discharge that is other than dishonorable
Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% from the VA
Apply for VR and E-services
The basic period of Eligibility
The basic period of eligibility ends 12 years from the date of notification of one of the following:
Date of separation from active military service, or
Date the Veteran was first notified by VA of a service-connected disability rating.