Question :
Other than status and prompt reinstatement, what are my other entitlements as a returning veteran?
Answer :
You are entitled to immediate reinstatement of your health plan coverage, through the job, including coverage for family members. There must be no waiting period and no exclusion of “pre-existing conditions” (except conditions that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has determined to be service-connected.

You must be treated, for seniority purposes, as if you had been continuously employed. You are also entitled to receive missed employer contributions to your pension plan, as if you had been continuously employed.

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