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About VetsFirst

VetsFirst advocating for veterans rights since 1948

VetsFirst is a program of United Spinal Association that assists veterans and their eligible family members in obtaining the benefits they are entitled to, deserve and need.
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Core Beliefs

Veterans rights

Disabled veterans must have access to employment and educational opportunities; accessible housing; and transportation that allow them to live the lives they choose.
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Ask VetsFirst

Get answers to your veterans benefits questions.
Ask VetsFirst is a free support service for Veterans and their family members. You can find Knowledge Books on a wide range of veterans topics or have one of our counselors answer your questions.
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Recent Posts

Is there a program in which the Department of Education will discharge your federal student loans?

Yes, all three of the federal student loan programs allow you to discharge your federal student loans in the case of  total and permanent disability. If you are a 100% total and permanently disabled veteran [...]

Can a veteran that is homeless get dental care through the VA?

Yes, a homeless veteran can receive VA dental care on a limited basis. Under VA’s Outpatient Dental Program, outpatient dental services and treatment considered medically necessary are provided to certain homeless and other enrolled Veterans. [...]

VetsFirst Improving the Lives of Wounded Veterans for 70 years

In 1946 Robert Moss rolled his wheelchair down to Grand Central Terminal in New York City and led his fellow World War II veterans in a passionate protest. The comrades, who suffered devastating spinal cord [...]

Can I obtain life insurance through the VA after I separate from the military?

VA provides Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families with $1.3 trillion in insurance coverage each year. VA also offers a variety of life insurance options.

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