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Frequently Asked Questions Veterans

I have never been in the military, however; my daughter is a severely disabled veteran and unable to work. Am I eligible for veterans' preference when applying for Federal jobs?

Maybe.  Mothers and spouses of a severely disabled veteran are able to claim entitlement to derived veterans' preference when the veteran is unable to use it due to his or her service connected disability.  Further details on the specific criteria that must be met can be found at:
http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/familypref/index.aspx

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