Am I Eligible for VA Educational Benefits?

Whether you are a veteran with dependents or the dependent of a veteran, knowing your eligibility for educational benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is especially important as the time for college visits rolls around. Being aware of...
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7 Hacks for Filling out Your Initial Application for VA Benefits

VA Disability Tips & Tricks: Easiest Things to Claim for VA Disability If you’ve done any research about VA Disability Compensation and the easiest things to claim for VA disability, then you know it takes a while. You’ve also likely...
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Can a Veteran Work while Receiving VA Disability?

Working while on VA disability: Since there is a lot of misinformation about the VA Disability Process many veterans aren’t aware of how certain aspects work. For instance, many Veterans assume that VA disability works just like Social Security Disability....
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2021 VA Disability Pay Raise

US military veterans and Social Security recipients can expect to see a 1.3% increase in disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Social Security Administration (SSA) in 2021. This increase comes with the most recent COLA and...
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Easing Economic Hardships on Veterans and Their Loved Ones

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the world, U.S. veterans, their families, and caregivers are experiencing economic hardships as a result of the ongoing health crisis. After President Biden’s January 22 Executive Order to provide economic relief for Americans,...
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VA Approves New Fisher House Sites

Recently, the U.S. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) approved 12 additional hospital campuses around the US to become sites for new Fisher Houses. This is a step in the right direction for creating more accessible housing options for military...
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How Are Lay Statements Beneficial for My VA Claim?

A lay statement, also referred to as a buddy statement, is testimony given by a veteran or trusted individual to establish a disability or demonstrate a disability's impact. Lay statements may be presented through a written report or orally during...
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Secondary Service-Connected Depression after a Physical Condition

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), depression is the most diagnosed mental illness among US military veterans. A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) study found that as many as 33% of former servicemembers exhibit symptoms of depression. While...
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Proving Entitlement to Service Connection for PTSD under Relaxed Standards

Disability claims filed through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) commonly involve post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to the VA, over 50% of former servicemembers will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. There are many common...
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Women’s Forum

The VA Holds Its First Virtual Women Veterans Forum There have been women in the United States Army since the Revolutionary War, and women continue to serve in it today. According to the Defense Department, women now make up 20% of the Air Force, 19% of the Navy, 15% of the...
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