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PTSD & VA Disability Benefits: Finding a Path to HealingThe trauma of past events can strike a veteran at any point in his or her life. For some it is right after returning home, but for others it may be years later.
VA Chief Says “Current Disability System is Not Sustainable”It’s time to rethink a veteran disability system that “incentivizes disability,” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said during a June forum.
Promised VA Hotline Still Not Set UpNearly four months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s White House has not set up [the] promised hotline--part of Trump’s 10-point plan to help veterans.
White House Creates New Accountability Office at VAIn an executive order, President Trump created a new accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The VA Says “Give the Money Back”More than 180,000 veterans have been notified that their benefits will be withheld until they have repaid overpayments, and impact could be devastating.
Private Healthcare Extended for VetsThe Choice Card program allows vets to get medical care from a private doctor or clinic if certain conditions are met.
Backlog of VA Disability Claims is Climbing…AgainSince last November there has been a 30,000-case increase in the backlog of VA disability claims.
Veterans Special Monthly Compensation: Understanding Aid and AttendanceVeterans who suffer from a service-connected injury and require aid and attendance may be eligible for additional benefits. Learn more about SMC(l).
White House Hiring Freeze Hurts VetsOne of President Trump's executive orders imposes a 90 day hiring freeze on all federal agencies. But any federal hiring freeze negatively impacts veterans
Housing Help for VetsIn addition to VA home loans there are several other programs that many veterans don’t know about—at both the federal and state levels—that offer housing help.
Our Blog Helps Explain the Complexities of Veterans' Disability Benefits
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Vietnam Vets: Important Facts to Know About Agent Orange
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Tips to Help You Be Better Prepared for Your C&P Exam
How PTSD Impacts Your Rights to Gun Ownership
Veterans Special Monthly Compensation: Understanding Aid and Attendance
Why Hiring the Right Attorney Can Make a Huge Difference in Your Case
How Veterans Know If They Have a Protected VA Disability Rating
Why VA Claims Are Often Denied for Gulf War Syndrome
Help for Veterans Who Seek Disability for PTSD After a Terrorist Act
What Veterans Need to Know About the Symptoms and Effects of a TBI