The Blue Water Navy Veterans Act

What Is the Blue Water Navy Veterans Act? The long-standing struggle for Blue Water Navy Veterans to receive VA Disability benefits for exposure to Agent Orange finally reached a conclusion in July, when the Blue Water Navy Veterans Act was signed into law.   The act is supported by the American Legion and extends disability…

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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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celebrating women veterans

Fifteen Women Veteran Trailblazers were selected and honored on March 6 at the Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA) Memorial, Arlington, Virginia. These are just a few of the stories and examples of the amazing sacrifices and accomplishments that women Veterans contribute every day. They have served on and off the battlefield, on the…

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Navy Veterans 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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Social Media Revolution 2016

Jon:                        Alright everyone, thanks for joining us today for our VA Disability Q/A. We’re currently sitting here with Devon Burnfield and Jess Hacker- Jess:                      Hello! Jon:                        From our VA Disability team. Now, you guys know Jess. SHe’s done these videos before, but you may not know Devon. Devon is a case manager, but I wanted…

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Counselor of veteran

  Most Veterans who are applying for VA Disability haven’t hired a VA lawyer before. While some people associate all attorneys with what they see on TV, there is no “Law and Order” for VA Disability attorneys. While the type of work most VA attorneys perform may not be as glamorous or dramatic as what…

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PSTD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a condition that is anxiety-related and can have serious impacts on a person emotionally, physically, and mentally. The way in which the body and mind react to a traumatic event like an accident, death, conflict or any other traumatizing event is what PSTD is about. This condition limits the…

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