The VA will pay some, but not all, of your burial costs, and probably very little of your funeral costs.
I am a surviving spouse of a 100% service connected veteran. Is my step child entitled to any portion of my DIC payments?
DIC can be apportioned if the child is under the age of 18 and not living with the surviving spouse. The child is only entitled to DIC in their own right if they were over the age of 18 and in college or a helpless child.
In keeping with our commitment to veterans with disabilities, and their families and caregivers, the leadership from United Spinal Association and its VetsFirst program participated in a meet-n-greet tour at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
The VA announced that it has implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, which represents one of the most significant statutory changes to benefit Veterans in decades.
When you request an increase in your VA disability rating, you are in effect opening up your claim for re-evaluation. You need to make sure you have all your ducks in a row before you file.
The VA official site states clearly that any substance that is illegal on the federal level is NOT permitted to be used, recommended, prescribed, or endorsed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act allows veterans with a permanent and total service-connected Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating to travel space available on military aircraft.
The VA Mission Act of 2018 is designed to greatly improve veteran access to VA healthcare. The VA Mission Act addresses in-network and non-VA healthcare issues, veterans’ homes, access to walk-in VA care, prescription drug procedures, and much more.
United Spinal Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Corazza, an experienced military and veteran advocate, as the new vice president of its VetsFirst program.
Federal officials have extended dental insurance enrollment for military retirees who missed sign-up cutoff as the Tricare Retiree Dental Plan (TRDP) prepares to sunset Dec. 31