Submissions for the 2024 National Veterans Day Poster Contest are due by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on April 1, 2024.
Effective December 1, 2023, veterans with service-connected disabilities received a 3.2% increase in their monthly compensation rates. This guide provides an overview of the updated 2024 VA disability pay chart and explains how to determine your specific monthly compensation based on your individual circumstances. A Step-by-Step Guide to Looking Up Your 2024 VA Disability Compensation […]
Any veteran or service member deployed to the Southwest Asia theater of operations or Egypt any time after August 2, 1990, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Syria, or Uzbekistan on or after September 11, 2001, can join the Burn Pit Registry.
Exposure to environmental and chemical hazards during military service is a serious concern, with the potential to cause severe health complications for veterans long after they leave the battlefield. In recognition of this, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added numerous conditions to its presumptive illness list, streamlining the process for veterans to receive […]
Bladder cancer is a health concern for many veterans. Exposure to Agent Orange, PFAS, and Camp Lejeune’s contaminated water is linked to this cancer, with approximately 3,200 veterans diagnosed annually. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes bladder cancer as a presumptive illness, allowing veterans affected by this disease to access disability benefits more […]
Regardless of the stage of your lung cancer, you are eligible for VA disability benefits.
This article breaks down the basics of the VA rating system for skin cancer and provides guidance on navigating the claims process.
Knowing the ratings for prostate cancer can aid in financial planning and recording its effects on the veteran’s daily life.
In 1982, the Marine Corps discovered toxic chemicals in the water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Individuals who had served at the camp were experiencing adverse health effects after drinking water at the camp. In the past few weeks, a new player has emerged in the ongoing battles regarding Camp Lejeune’s toxic water exposure: […]
We’ve partnered with experts in VA disability to answer your most pertinent questions. This month, we spoke with Dr. Danielle Kelvas about Toxic Exposures. It’s important to note that we sometimes enlist the expertise of professionals like Dr. Kelvas to rectify issues arising from VA examiners, including for conditions related to toxic exposures. If the […]