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THE MILITARY INJURY RELIEF FUND

The Military Injury Relief Fund fund grants a one-time, tax-exempt monetary payment to military service members injured in active service as a member of the armed forces of the United States while serving after October 7, 2001, and to individuals diagnosed with posttraumatic stress while serving after October 7, 2001. 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Documentation of the awarding of the Purple Heart in accordance with Title 10, Ch.57 of the U.S. Code, Ch.32 of the Code of Federal Regulations, and other applicable federal laws. 

Documentation of the combat-related injury and documentation showing that this injury resulted in awarding of a Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB), Combat Action Ribbon (CAR), or Combat Action Badge (CAB) or its equivalent. 

Documentation of a combat-related injury not covered above, primarily including, but not limited to, traumatic brain injury, injury caused by detonation of an improvised explosive device (IED), or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Documentation of PTSD must include medical diagnosis. 

Location in Ohio Law:

Ohio Revised Code 5902.05 

 

Contact:

Applications can be completed at each of the 88 County Veterans Service Offices. 

 

Call 877-OHIO-VET (877-644-6838), select option 2 

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