VetsFirst Q&A

What is the VA 2015 “intent to file” process?

April 8th, 2015|

The purpose of the new VA intent to file process is to protect the earliest possible date for any award of benefits or increased benefits resulting from your claim.

Can a Reservists and National Guard Members receive VA Disability Compensation?

April 8th, 2015|

Yes, Reservists and National Guard Members can and do receive VA Disability Compensation with no regard to the percentage of their disability rating.

VetsFirst Q&A: How does a veteran with PTSD obtain a service dog?

March 16th, 2015|

Question: How does a veteran with PTSD obtain a service dog?

Answer: VA does not provide service dogs for physical or mental health conditions, including PTSD. […]

VetsFirst Q&A: Do National Guardsmen Qualify For VA Loans

March 16th, 2015|

Question: I was in the National Guard for two years in 1957. I am trying to get a VA loan to refinance my house; do […]

VetsFirst Q&A: Can Married Disabled Veterans Each Receive the Dependent Allowance from VA?

January 7th, 2015|


Can two disabled veterans who are legally married to each other each receive the dependent allowance from VA for their children?


Yes, both veterans can receive […]

VetsFirst Q&A: Will VA Fill Prescriptions Written By Non-VA Doctors?

December 22nd, 2014|


I am a veteran, but I receive care for my heart from a non-VA specialist. This specialist prescribes my heart medications. Will VA fill these prescriptions? I don’t use […]

VetsFirst Q&A: Can I Receive Both SBP and DIC Benefits at the Same Time?

December 15th, 2014|


I am the widow of a service-connected veteran who was a military retiree. Can I receive both a Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity and Dependency […]

VetsFirst Q&A: I Am Blind. Will VA Provide Me With an Electric Razor?

November 25th, 2014|


I heard that VA will provide me with an electric razor due to my blindness. Is this true and how do I get one?


That is absolutely […]

VetsFirst Q&A: Will My Son Lose His DIC Benefits If My New Husband Adopts Him?

November 21st, 2014|


My son receives Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) from VA because his father died due to a service-related disability. I’m remarried. Do his benefits change if my new husband […]

VetsFirst Q&A: How Do I Order Prosthetic Stump Socks from VA?

October 28th, 2014|


I need to order prosthetic stump socks from VA ASAP. Which form do I use?


Prosthetic socks are available from the VA Denver Acquisition and Logistics Center (DALC). DALC […]