Updated: Sep 19, 2018
FALSE, When it comes to service connection you have to have the disability in the present. For instance, let’s say you served in 1984 and had an incident in which your knee was injured. You sought treatment for it, continued on, and received your discharge in 1993. Well, it’s almost 30 years since that injury occurred. If your knee feels fine now, then the best you are likely to get 0% connected. In other words, you were injured in the service but it is not affecting you now.