The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims recently issued a decision that recognizes the use of herbicides at Fort McClellan in Anniston, Alabama. The herbicide likely related to a great deal of research being done at Fort McClellan on chemical, biological, and radiological materials as the U.S. prepared to enter World War I. Following […]
Veterans Disability Blog
Similar to other special claims, navigating the Veterans Affairs Clothing Allowance can be complicated. To simplify the process, we have outlined eligibility, application, and what is covered below. Eligibility Veterans with a unique clothing needs due to a service-related disability or injury may be eligible for reimbursement. If you have clothing that is worn out […]
Military training facility, Camp Lejeune, located in Jacksonville, North Caroline serves as an active Marine Corps Base. From the 1950s- 1980s soldiers and families stationed there were subject to water contamination. It was not discovered until the early 1980s that the volatile organic compounds trichloroethylene (TCE), a metal degreaser, and perchloroethylene (PCE), a dry cleaning […]
Fighting the VA to win your claim is not an easy process. One of the first steps is gathering your VA medical records. The VA has recently made this process easier by updating MyHealtheVet. The VA discusses the changes made intended to provide a free and easy user experience. Via the MyHealtheVet site, vets […]
Even though Independence Day has come and gone, continue celebrating your patriotism by sipping on these delicious American made beers all summer long. While Budweiser has long staked the claim of the national beer of America, we decided to focus solely on nationally brewed beverages and Bud is owned by a Belgian-Brazilian conglomerate. Grab a […]
Special Monthly Compensation is compensation paid in addition to regular disability compensation to a veteran who, as a result of military service, incurred the loss or loss of use of specific organs or extremities. Learn if this applies to you.