I am a combat veteran (OEF/OIF) in 2019-2010. I was injured in combat and suffers from major PTSD as a result of enemy

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Customer: I am a combat veteran (OEF/OIF) in 2019-2010. I was injured in combat and suffers from major PTSD as a result of enemy attack during our convoy. I am seeking help to see if I qualify for the purple heart or the bronze star
JA: Was the injury documented to management or HR? What happened?
Customer: Yes, I am 40% service connected at VA for the left foot injury and 100% for PTSD
JA: Have you talked to a VA lawyer about workers' comp?
Customer: Our unit was on a convoy to another FOB and was attacked with RPG's. They were attempting to kill the medic (myself) and the gunner. I have had surgery on my left foot and the experience flashes more times in my mind than i am comfortable with
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No. I was unaware of worker's comp. I have been off work for 5 months due to the foot injury and don't know if or when I can return
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Below is a link that you can follow which gives you a step-by-step guide to apply for a Purple Heart after discharge.



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