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This section is for Researchers, Providers, and Helpers

Video Help

The video files available to view are in the public domain. The videos are not for sale or distribution. Some of the videos specific to Veterans may contain information that has changed since the production date. The most current information on Veterans benefits, eligibility, VA services, and more can be found through the Department of Veterans Affairs at

Videos on this website are offered in Windows Media and MPEG-4 formats. Both are media formats developed for streaming and playing media files.

Microsoft Windows: If you have a Windows operating system you most likely have Windows Media Player installed. The media files can be identified by the extensions .wmv and .mp4.

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If you don't have Windows media player installed on your system please use the link below to download the player. It is available for both Windows and Apple computers.

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Closed Captioning

To view closed captioning in Windows Media, under VIEW or PLAY menu (depending on your player version), make sure View Captions is checked (or Captions and Subtitles are on). IF you do not have regular menus showing, right click and select: VIEW > Classic Menus.

Download Whiteboard Videos

If you would like to download these videos and save to view later, right click on the link below the video and choose the "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As..." menu option. Then you will be prompted on where to save the video to your computer.

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