(a)Members With Disabilities.—
The Secretary may provide assistance under this chapter to a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who is suffering from a disability that meets applicable criteria for benefits under this chapter if the disability is incurred or aggravated in line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service. Such assistance shall be provided to the same extent as assistance is provided under this chapter to veterans eligible for assistance under this chapter and subject to the same requirements as veterans under this chapter.
(b)Benefits and Assistance for Individuals Residing Outside the United States.—
(2) The Secretary may provide benefits and assistance to an individual under paragraph (1) only if—