Disability Rehab

Disability Rehab

Disability and retraining go hand in hand for most veterans. However, a third component is politics. There is a tight connection between these issues and political power struggles. At times, advocating for your individual rights starts at the ballot box.

Free Benefits and Health Care? Yeah Right…

Today, I received another you get free benefits and healthcare remark. You know, the one's VA and the public bombard you with day in...

How to get Extra Testing Time and Accommodations for College

Many student veterans struggle needlessly with disabilities in college. All the while, these same veterans are unaware of laws that protect their rights to reasonable...

TRACTS Study: Vets May Have Accelerated Aging

With extended tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, the veteran population may be aging at an accelerated rate. There appears to be a link between...

VA Still Unsure How Budget Cuts Will Affect Agency

Despite assurances the Veterans Affairs Department would be exempt from sequestration spending cuts, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki acknowledged on Wednesday the department could face...

At VFW Convention Obama & Romney Lobby For Vets Votes

In dueling speeches before the VFW Convention in Reno, both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made promises to court the veterans vote. According to...

DOD Day: Veterans Can Change Political System

Monday QB: Veterans Benefits and Things that Do Not Help   Good day to you readers. I just came back from a family fiesta down in...

VA Announces Grants To Help End Vet Homelessness

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced the award of nearly $100 million in grants that will help some 42,000 homeless and at-risk...

New Report: VA Needs To Improve PTSD Assessment

In the first comprehensive review of the government’s programs for treating post-traumatic stress disorder, a panel of experts recommended last week that the Defense Department...

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