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

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

October 12th, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

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 (100% T&P) rated by [...]

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

October 12th, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

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. These limited dental benefits [...]

VetsFirst Improving the Lives of Wounded Veterans for 70 years

September 15th, 2016|Rights, Updates|

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 injuries in combat, had [...]

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

September 12th, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

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.

Is there a process in which I can get my claim processed faster through the VA?

September 12th, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

Yes, the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program is an optional initiative that offers Veterans and survivors faster decisions from VA on compensation, pension, and survivor benefit claims.

I served at Camp Lejeune in 1981; can I get VA healthcare for contaminated water exposure?

August 2nd, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

You may be eligible for VA health benefits if you served on active duty (Veterans) or resided (family members) at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987: Veterans who are determined to be eligible will be able to receive VA health care.

I have been appointed as my spouse’s Power of Attorney. Can I gain access to his VA Compensation/Pension payments?

August 2nd, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

Yes, under what is called the VA’s Fiduciary Program. The VA's Fiduciary Program was established to protect Veterans and other beneficiaries who, due to injury, disease, or due to age, are unable to manage their financial affairs.

Tinnitus and Hearing Loss Impact All Generations of Veterans

July 25th, 2016|Health Care & Benefits|

Tinnitus and hearing loss affect veterans of all categories and might not get the attention that it deserves.

How Can I Receive VA Medical Care if I Reside or Travel Abroad?

July 7th, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

The Foreign Medical Program is a Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care benefits program for Veterans with VA rated service-connected conditions that are residing or traveling abroad.

No Signature Required for VA Healthcare

July 7th, 2016|Health Care & Benefits|

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it has eliminated paper signature requirements for Veterans wishing to enroll in VA health care. Effective immediately, VA has amended its enrollment regulations to allow Veterans to complete enrollment applications for [...]