Question: I served in the Army during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. I was not injured or anything but I do have a number of health issues including gastro issues and headaches. I have been to a number of different specialists and so far none of my doctors can diagnose my condition or attribute […]
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Question: I went to my local VA building yesterday and filed a claim for TBI and PTSD. I gotta say the person at the desk was much more helpful than I expected. The VA receptionist dude kept telling me that the VA would help me with my claim and something about they have to assist […]
Question: I am the widow of a veteran. My husband was 100% service-connected for diabetes type II. Back then the care and medecine for this disease was just not as good. He died on November 21, 1970. I never got but one check from the government for $101.00 dollars. They told me I only got […]
VetsFirst Q&A: Are there new benefits for veterans who were stationed somewhere in the Southeastern US?
Question: I was in the Navy for 4 years and I was a Corpman. As Corpman I served primarily with combat Marine units. I was at a USMC reunion last week and a number of people were talking about new benefits for veterans who were stationed somewhere in the Southeastern US. Any idea what they […]
Question: I filed a claim for PTSD and the VA denied my claim because they said my records were destroyed in a fire. Are they blowing smoke up my #$%? Answer: Depending upon when you served on active duty your records could have been destroyed by a fire in the early 70’s. On July 12, […]
In this webinar, we will focus on the basic eligibility criteria for VA pension and explain step-by-step how to apply for this monetary benefit.
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Question: I filed a claim for compensation over one year ago and I am still waiting for a decision. Can you tell me how long I am going to have to wait? Answer: The quick answer is “no” I can’t tell you how long it will take for VA to process your claim. The cold […]
Veterans Day each year is an opportunity for Americans to give pause and pay respect to the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces to defend the country. It is a celebrated holiday for all, but means more to veterans personally. Veterans celebrate this day as the rest of Americans do, but […]
This Veterans Day veterans can expect a full buffet of options to choose from to receive a free meal for their service to our nation. Plan to bring your appetite as many restaurants are participating this year. In addition, many other businesses are offering other discounts, too.