VetsFirst Q&A

What Is The New Veterans Healthcare Traveling Program?

August 6th, 2015|

Traveling Veterans are Veterans who are enrolled in the VA Healthcare System and plan to spend time away from their preferred VA facility.

How can I establish that my disability is service-connected?

July 12th, 2015|

To qualify for a service-connected disability rating, your claim must meet one of the five criteria which is referenced in 38 U.S.C. 101 (16).

What is the recent Agent Orange Ruling for Air Force Service Members and Reservist?

July 12th, 2015|

For years Air Force Veterans and Reservist have claimed Agent Orange exposure. Finally, on 6/18/2015 VA Secretary Robert McDonald made the decision

What Form Do I Need For A VA Disability Comp Claim For Diabetes

June 11th, 2015|

If you are filing your VA disability compensation claim using private health care options, you can use a DBQ form, Disability Benefits Questionnaire, to evaluate […]

Does The Va Provide Benefits For Artificial Insemination?

May 7th, 2015|

Does the VA Health System provide benefits for artificial insemination, or any part of the process or procedure?

When medically indicated by VHA, VA benefits provide […]

Can The Son Of A Veteran Be Buried In A National Cemetery?

May 7th, 2015|

Can the unmarried son of a Veteran be buried with the Veteran and Spouse in one of the 131 National Cemeteries?

Under certain conditions the VA […]

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 […]