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Veteran’s benefits

Changes Through the Years With the VA: How We Can Help You More Now Than Ever

Laws involving the rights and benefits of disabled service members are constantly updating, and many have been added in the last five to ten years. Many of these Acts were either expansions to existing laws or new additions to the...
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What is Special Monthly Compensation?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Special Monthly Compensation (SMC), a critical tax-free benefit, to disabled veterans who have sustained severe injuries or disabilities due to their military service. The purpose of SMC is to assist these heroes in...
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Micro Injuries from Parachute Jumps That Lead to Joint Issues

Utilized for surprise attacks, seizing strategic objectives, allocating equipment, and even assisting in natural disasters, paratroopers are crucial for military operations. Being a military member comes with inherent risks, and a paratrooper's role is no exception. Unfortunately, parachute jumps are...
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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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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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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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Common Misconceptions about VA Housebound and Aid & Attendance Benefits

Sometimes, there may be questions surrounding Aid & Attendance and Housebound benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Our firm hopes to dispel some of those misconceptions and encourages former servicemembers to apply for the VA Aid & Attendance...
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Overview of Aid & Attendance / Housebound Benefits

The veterans of the United States’ military went through great trials and tribulations to preserve the human rights and privileges we enjoy here at home. In return, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) allocates Aid & Attendance and housebound benefits...
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A Parachutist Badge Can Help Get Service Connection on a Direct Basis

A parachute badge, also known as “Jump Wings,” is a military badge from the United States Armed Force awarded to anyone serving who completes the Basic Airborne Course. This course can be taken at Fort Benning, Georgia and ultimately qualifies...
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