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Am I Eligible for VA Disability Benefits?

Veterans Disability Benefits

Am I Eligible for Veterans Disability Benefits? You probably know that, in general terms, you have to meet certain requirements in order to qualify for Veterans disability benefits. But what does that mean exactly? What are the specifics of eligibility? In order to receive benefits, you must have served on active duty, active duty for…

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Five Resources for Veterans Looking for Work

Five Resources for Veterans Looking for Work

Looking for a job can be a frustrating process. However, there are organizations and resources designed to help veterans navigate their job searches successfully. Here are just a few. The GI Bill The GI Bill provides financial support programs for qualifying servicemembers, veterans, and their families who are pursuing educational opportunities. Whether you’re earning a…

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Operation Transportation

Operation Transportation

MOV Transit’s Brian Schroeder on Operation Transportation’s Impact Supporting our community is a priority for us here at Jan Dils. One of the ways in which we try to do that is by contributing to Operation Transportation, a program that, through Mid-Ohio Valley Transit, provides free bus passes to eligible veterans each month. Every year,…

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Parachutists: You May Be Eligible for Disability Benefits

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The Obstacle of Getting Your Veterans Benefits Sometimes, the obstacle of getting your Veterans Benefits is connecting your injuries to your service. This can sometimes be a very involved process. There can be years, sometimes decades, between your service and the onset of an injury. Many Veterans aren’t aware of the veterans benefits they can…

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The Frightening Facts About Opioid Addiction and Our Veterans

Opioid Addiction and Our Veterans

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), patients of the Veterans Health Administration are twice as likely to die from accidental overdose than non-Veterans. Thankfully, action has finally been taken. On April 30, 2019, a press release came out of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)…

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VA Disability Claim Myths

There are some common reasons Veterans don’t want to make a VA disability claim Myth: I don’t have a disability. It’s unfortunate that there is a stigma around the term “disability”. A better way to look at a VA disability claim is to say, “I have a medical condition that occurred during, or was caused…

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“Educating” Yourself on Tax Allowances

Tax Allowances

Veterans Can Take Advantage There are a number of tax deductions or credits our Veterans can take advantage of – all well deserved. Education front and foremost. And with tax season looming ever closer, Veterans and civilians alike are gathering their W2s, 1099s, 1098s, and other combinations of letters and numbers. As a Veteran, you…

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Why Veterans Struggle With Sleep Apnea

Our firm focuses on VA Disability benefits and Social Security Disability. The two programs are similar in many ways. However, one of the biggest differences involves how applicants are approved. The primary reason for being approved for Social Security Disability is that you are completely unable to perform past or future work. That’s in stark…

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What Navy Veterans Need To Know About VA Disability

There are five branches of the Military. Each branch is unique and has its own set of challenges for the men and women who choose to enlist. Overall, the branch or branches of the Military in which you served won’t dramatically impact your VA Disability claim. For instance, the VA does not give Veterans of…

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