VFW Department of Illinois Service Office
"Honor the Dead by Helping the Living"
Former POWs Have Special Entitlement to Disability and Medical Benefits
Disabilities presumed to be the result of prisoner of war status are defined in VA regulation.
38 CFR 3.309 (C) Presumptions http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=aa3e88f16966ec6c75bfcae3dc157d8b&node=38:18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124&rgn=div8
Former POW benefits.doc
VA Report on Former POWs.pdf