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What Every Veteran Needs to Know About Sheltered Employment

What Every Veteran Needs to Know About Sheltered Employment

If a veteran’s service-connected disability prevents gainful employment, then the veteran may be entitled to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) under certain circumstances. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will look to see if the veteran...

The Essential Facts About the Statement of the Case (SOC)

The Essential Facts About the Statement of the Case (SOC)

A Statement of the Case is an explanation given by the VA of the decision made on a Veterans case. The SOC is sent to a Veteran who had previously filed a Notice of Disagreement (NOD) on an earlier VA decision. The SOC applies to legacy cases only.
The Statement of the Case (SOC) is an...

Top Facts About the VA Clothing Allowance

Top Facts About the VA Clothing Allowance

The VA refers to a few perks as "Special Claims," and Clothing Allowance is one of these special claims. As with other "Special Claims," determining whether you are entitled and how to apply for these benefits may be difficult to ascertain. But we’ll clarify that for you in this...



What Veterans Need to Know to Check Status of VA Claim

What Veterans Need to Know to Check Status of VA Claim

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the U.S. government agency responsible for providing benefits and services to Veterans and their families. Veterans may be eligible for a range of benefits, including disability compensation, education assistance, home loans, life insurance, and burial...


U-Tapao Thailand

U-Tapao Thailand

The earliest American military bases in the Vietnam War theater of operations were created in Thailand. The gallant men and women stationed there were mostly "boots on the ground". As a result, they were exposed to many hazards and the same herbicides employed in Vietnam. It's thus common for...

A List of Diseases: Fort McClellan

A List of Diseases: Fort McClellan

In Alabama, there is a possibility that those who served at Fort McClellan may have been exposed to toxic chemicals and radioactive materials.
During World War I, the Alabama military station of Fort McClellan served as a training ground for American troops. As time went on, the installation...

Arkansas VA

Arkansas VA

When it comes to receiving compensation for injuries incurred in the line of duty, many disabled Veterans find it difficult to navigate the system. An experienced Veterans benefits lawyer who represents Arkansas veterans should be hired. The application procedure for these benefits is complicated,...