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VA’s Intimate Partner Violence Program

A pilot program was recently launched by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to help improve services for veterans who have been impacted by intimate partner violence (IPV) or sexual assault. This is a serious concern in the US...
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National K9 Veterans Day

National K9 Veterans Day is a day when we honor our veterans’ canine companions. For one day, we are united in our admiration for our nation’s veteran dogs. The 13th of March has been designated as a day to celebrate...
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Taxes, Benefits, and Loan Discharges for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

There are many perks for former servicemembers who are service-connected at 100% total and permanent disability (TPD). For example, many veterans often wonder whether government benefits are taxable. Benefits received from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are not taxable....
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What Are the Combat Compensation Rates for 2022?

Many former servicemembers find it difficult to prove their eligibility to receive both retirement pay and disability compensation without a 50% disability rating for conditions not related to combat. For this reason, it may be in your best interests to...
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Do I Make too Much Money for VA Disability Compensation?

Recently, a client that I am often in contact with at the office stopped by to give me an update. He was actually a little upset. He had recently found a new job, and he was worried that he could...
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Substance Abuse Now Included in 100% PTSD Disability Rating

Veterans can now temporarily qualify for a 100% disability rating for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on the basis of alcohol and drug abuse. To determine an appropriate amount of disability compensation per month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assigns...
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VA Benefits for Exposure to Contaminated Waters at Camp Lejeune

Contaminated drinking water at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina put thousands of servicemembers working and living there from the 1950s to the 1980s at risk of serious health conditions. Specifically, everyone who resided at the camp...
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VA Disability Compensation Rates

Veterans who suffered an injury or illness during their active-duty service may be eligible for disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA disability compensation is a monthly, tax-free benefit. The amount you may be eligible for varies...
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Combat-Related Compensation and how it Will Affect Military Retirement Pay

Veterans who receive disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are not eligible to receive the full amount of monthly retirement benefits unless they are 50 percent service-connected or more. However, former servicemembers who became disabled in combat...
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What is the VA Fiduciary Program?

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Fiduciary program is designed to help disabled veterans who are unable to manage their benefits and finances on their own due to circumstances such as old age, injuries, or disease. In other situations, a...
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