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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...

Veterans Administration Accredited Attorneys

Veterans Administration Accredited Attorneys

To help Veterans obtain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, attorneys and representatives accredited by VA must be recognized as such by the agency. It is the goal of the accreditation program to guarantee that Veterans and their families have access to competent legal representation...

What is an Intent to File?

What is an Intent to File?

An important initial step in the Veteran's disability benefits application process is the "Intent to File" Form 21-0966.
It is possible to delay the process of filing a claim and receive maximum retroactive compensation by using the intent to file. If your claim is later accepted after filing...

Puerto Rico VA

Puerto Rico VA

Puerto Rico Veterans who were injured while serving in the military may be eligible for Service-Connected Compensation. Examples of such injuries include severe brain damage, TBI, burn pit diseases Gulf War Syndrome, Agent Orange diseases, amputation, and post-traumatic stress disorder syndrome...

Contacting a VA Accredited Attorney

Contacting a VA Accredited Attorney

An attorney or representative who is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is legally allowed to help claimants in obtaining benefits from the VA. With this accrediting program, a VA Accredited Attorney is allowed to help Veterans and their families.
Accredited personnel have...

Veteran Benefits for Military Anthrax Vaccine Side Effects

Veteran Benefits for Military Anthrax Vaccine Side Effects

Threats of biological weapon attacks in the 1990s prompted the U.S. military to vaccinate millions of service members against anthrax. But at the time, the vaccine had not been approved by FDA.
Service members and veterans have since been struggling with long-term side effects that were...

How Camp Lejeune Veterans Maximize VA Disability Benefits

How Camp Lejeune Veterans Maximize VA Disability Benefits

Veterans exposed to contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune face some significant challenges when it comes to collecting the disability benefits they deserve. Our military supplied up to one million Veterans, National Guard, and Reserve members with drinking water containing highly...

At Long Last, Blue Water Navy Veterans Win Agent Orange Benefits

At Long Last, Blue Water Navy Veterans Win Agent Orange Benefits

Marking an enormous, long-overdue victory for Vietnam veterans, the Federal Circuit set precedent Tuesday in a decision that finally extends Agent Orange presumption to “blue water” Navy veterans. For over a decade, the VA has excluded these up to 90,000 Vietnam veterans from receiving...