Veteran's retirement pay can be distributed as community property but not so for disability benefits

In Howell v. Howell, 197 L. Ed. 2d 781 (2017), the Supreme Court interpreted and applied a federal statute that allows veterans' retirement pay to be distributed on divorce as community property but does not allow distribution of disability benefits. 10 U.S.C. §1408(c)(1), §1408(a)(4)(B).