VA Benefits for Spouses, Dependents, and Survivors

VA Benefits for Spouses, Dependents, and Survivors

Military families often bear the weight of sacrifices made by their loved ones who served in the United States Armed Forces. As the spouse, dependent, or survivor of a veteran, you have experienced firsthand the dedication, courage, and selflessness exhibited by your family member. Recognizing the immense contributions and sacrifices made by military families, the […]

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Decoding VA Disability Compensation Rates

Decoding VA Disability Compensation Rates

Navigating the realm of Veterans Affairs compensation can feel like uncharted territory. An integral part of this journey involves understanding VA disability benefits, their corresponding disability compensation rates, and how they influence the financial well-being of those who’ve served our country. This blog post will examine how service-connected disabilities are evaluated and how the VA […]

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How Long Does a VA Disability Claim Take?

How Long Does a VA Disability Claim Take?

When filing a VA disability claim, one of the most common questions veterans have is: How long does a VA disability claim take? The journey of filing a VA disability claim can be complex and time-consuming, often leaving veterans eager to know the status of their claim.  In this article, we will explore the average […]

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What Is the Appeals Modernization Act (AMA)?

What Is the Appeals Modernization Act (AMA)?

The Appeals Modernization Act (AMA) is a significant reform implemented by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to streamline and improve the appeals process for veterans seeking benefits. The AMA introduced changes to the VA appeals process, offering veterans more options and control over their appeals. With three distinct review options, veterans now have the […]

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VA Disability Ratings for Veterans in Cancer Remission

Veterans who served our nation often face chronic conditions after discharge. It is important to understand the support available to them and how to access it. This blog post will shed light on the benefits, eligibility criteria, and the process of securing VA benefits for cancer patients. Let’s explore the range of support available to […]

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How Many Military Sites Are Superfund Sites?

Military installations have been significant contributors to Superfund sites. Past activities harmed the environment. They involved using, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials. This exposed veterans to toxic chemicals resulting in chronic conditions. Superfund sites in the United States are heavily polluted and require cleanup under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). […]

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Trichloroethylene (TCE) Exposure and Health Effects

Trichloroethylene (TCE) Exposure and Health Effects

Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a widely used chemical that has gained attention due to its potential health risks. This article examines the symptoms of exposure to trichloroethylene and its long-term health effects. By understanding these aspects, veterans can take necessary precautions to monitor their health and protect their right to benefits. What is TCE? Trichloroethylene, commonly […]

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Can You Get VA Disability for Burn Pit Exposure?

Military burn pits were used extensively during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to dispose of waste materials. While these burn pits were meant to be a temporary solution, they were used for over a decade, exposing many military personnel to toxic fumes and particulate matter. Airborne hazards and toxic exposure has led to various […]

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What’s the Deal With Camp Lejeune?

Camp Lejeune is a U.S. Marine Corps base in Jacksonville, North Carolina. It was home to thousands of military families and personnel for over four decades. However, over the years, it has been discovered that the water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated with toxic chemicals, resulting in numerous health problems for those exposed to it. […]

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