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.

United Spinal Appoints Ross Meglathery as Director of VetsFirst

April 8th, 2015|

United Spinal Association recently announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst

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: How Do I Know If I Am Rated Permanently and Totally Disabled By VA?

January 21st, 2015|


How can I find out if I’m rated permanently and totally disabled by VA?


If the permanent and total box is not checked on your VA rating […]

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 […]

Victories for Veterans on Capitol Hill

December 16th, 2014|

As the 113th session of Congress comes to a close, VetsFirst is pleased to report major victories on our 2014 legislative priorities.

Our first victory was inclusion of […]