Disability Compensation

Filing for VA disability is the first step of many veterans right out of service. Unfortunately, the process is a very difficult one with landmines everywhere. Knowing tips to navigate this process is vital to a fair rating.

VA Regional Office Boasts 60 Percent Error Rate

Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (OIG) in Los Angeles has problems when it comes to processing disability claims. Roughly 60 percent of all...

Veterans Affairs Next Week

The coming week should be good concerning investigations into the Veterans Affairs poor treatment of disabled veterans and veterans’ families. We will look at...

What Veterans Think: Comments this Week

Veterans this Week: May 27 to June 2 I want to recap the things veterans are commenting about on this site and Facebook about the...

VA Audit: Over 40,000 Veterans Appeals Ignored

VA Regional Offices are ignoring 18.5 percent of veterans' appeals on average, according to a recent audit. The Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General...

Policy Priorities for Dept of Veterans Affairs

For 2012, there are three policy priorities for the Veterans Affairs. The scariest is the Veterans Benefits Administration decision to rewrite veterans disability compensation....

Alabama to Close 17 Veterans Service Offices

Alabama’s decision to close numerous veterans service offices is wrongheaded. It is a poorly thought through desertion of the state’s commitment to disabled veterans. On...

Veterans Apply For Disability In Historic Numbers

America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former...

For Disability, California Veterans Wait Longer

Disabled veterans living in the Bay Area, seen at the Oakland Regional Office, wait an average of 313 days for the Dept of Veterans...

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