Paternity Fraud – Hurting Military Men, Families and Society

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Paternity Fraud – Hurting Military Men, Families and Society

May 18th, 2016|Rights|

It’s called “paternity fraud,” and everyone – military men included – would be wise to become informed about this national epidemic. While this might be an issue that seems disconnected from the American public, other than those affected directly, [...]

Can I Get A Veterans ID Card If I Don’t Have A Service Connected Condition?

May 3rd, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

There are several ways to get a Veterans ID card in order to prove military service and receive access to government benefits and store discounts.

Can A Veteran’s Caregiver Receive Financial Assistance?

May 3rd, 2016|VetsFirst Q&A|

Both professional caregivers, and spouses, or family members of Veterans may receive tax-free money to provide care for veterans.

Advocating For VA Benefits On The Hill

April 22nd, 2016|Health Care & Benefits, Updates|

Advocating for VA Benefits keeps VetsFirst engaged with the Executive and Legislative branches of the government throughout the year.

Women Veterans Are The Focus At Annual Summit

March 31st, 2016|Updates|

The needs of women veterans were in the spotlight at the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation annual summit, attended by VetsFirst director Ross Meglathery.

Scholarship Opportunity for Disabled Vets

March 22nd, 2016|Integration & Independence, Updates|

The AGMA Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding engineering students at the Associate/Technical, Undergraduate, and Graduate levels. Six Undergraduate/Graduate level students received $5,000 AGMA Foundation Scholarships in September 2015.  NEW for 2016-2017, the Foundation has expanded its Scholarship Program to [...]

Fighting To Improve Standards for Access to Education

March 10th, 2016|Updates|

VetsFirst is supporting Veterans Educations Success’s efforts in negotiating rule making over borrower loan forgiveness.

It’s the Duty of Elected Officials to Support Veterans’ Issues

March 3rd, 2016|Updates|

Regardless of our position on the political spectrum we must expect our elected Federal officials to uphold their duty to support all veterans’ issues.

VetsFirst Calls for Greater Access to Home Modifications for Disabled Vets

February 16th, 2016|Updates|

VetsFirst testifies on Economic Opportunity regarding the VA’s Loan Guaranty and specifically Adaptive Housing Grant Programs.

Support Access to Individually-Configured Wheelchairs

December 3rd, 2015|Updates|

We need to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to individually-configured wheelchairs and components that best meets their needs.