The International Day Recognizing Disabilities Sparks Remembrance and Hope

December 3rd, 2014|

This year’s recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, marks the end of yet another year of efforts to ratify the […]

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

November 25th, 2014|

Question:

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

Answer:

That is absolutely […]

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

November 21st, 2014|

Question:

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 […]

Honor the Sacrifice of Our Nation’s Veterans

November 6th, 2014|

In recognition of Veterans Day, you can show you care by making a tax deductible donation to support United Spinal Association’s VetsFirst program to assist […]

VetsFirst Partners with Vets101 to Provide Vets with Direct Access to Experts

November 6th, 2014|

Honoring Veterans Day this year, United Spinal Association’s VetsFirst program proudly joins with the World Institute on Disability (WID) to give veterans direct, personalized support, […]

VA Begins Implementation of the Veterans Choice Program

November 5th, 2014|

In an open letter to veterans, VA Secretary Bob McDonald announced the beginning of a phased implementation of the Veterans Choice Program.

This program, which is part of […]

Veterans Day 2014 Discounts

November 4th, 2014|

Many businesses honor the service of our nation’s veterans by offering various discounts on Veterans Day. From free meals to discounts on clothes, businesses of […]

Turning Disability Employment Awareness Month into a Year-Long Focus

October 31st, 2014|

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “Expect. Employ. Empower.”

Although today is the last day of the month, let’s remember that […]

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

October 28th, 2014|

Question:

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

Answer:

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

Donor Spotlight: Harry Kutik

October 24th, 2014|

Harry Kutik, a long-time United Spinal Association member and wheelchair user who grew up in Spring Valley, NY and lived in Tenafly, NJ, never let […]