News & Legislation

Don’t Mess with Texas or Our Veterans

In our “Hold Them Accountable” survey, veterans in Texas participated in greater numbers than all of the other states.  Out of sheer curiosity, we decided...

Is Super Committee Eying Veterans Benefits?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq6l9qeIJXI]Former head of Illinois Veterans Affairs, Lt. Col. Tammy Duckworth, finally voiced her concern about the budget being balanced on the backs of...

Veterans Unite, Candidates’ Feet Finally Held to the Fire

This past month, hundreds of veterans united to tell candidates and incumbents what to expect moving forward. From now on, veterans will not be...

Mad As Hell at Washington, DC?

As a disabled veteran and advocate, I’ve wrestled with those in Washington and the rules they make for nearly a decade. How in the...

Veteran-Owned Businesses March

Heading to New Orleans?This coming week, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Interagency Council are hosting a special conference. The conference is...

Obama, Republicans Seek $23 Billion Disability Pay Cut

Republicans have attempted to cut veterans compensation and other disability benefits 3 times this year. First, Michelle Bachmann (MN) suggested disabled veterans had it too good....

Recent Articles

Fed Ups Monthy Pay For Voc Rehab – Subsistence Rates For FY 2020

Many veterans using the GI Bill may be unaware they are qualified for thousands more in benefits through Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment.

Video Q&A – Does VA Voc Rehab Still Pay For Graduate Degrees?

VA Voc Rehab Counselors are telling disabled veterans that VA Vocational Rehabilitation no longer approves graduate degrees, but is this true or...

Over $400 Million In VA Home Loan Refunds Issued To Disabled Veterans In Five Months

Veterans received $400 million in refunds after the White House tackled the VA Home Loan debacle that was a known problem within the agency...

DoD Failed To Protect Private Veteran Data, Settles Lawsuit

DoD officials said the agency will revamp its online databases for the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) after allegedly exposing millions of...

Military-Veterans Advocacy Secures Strategic Victory In Privacy Rule Lawsuit

Military-Veterans Advocacy (MVA) secured a strategic victory yesterday by securing a written declaration from VA that it formally will not start information...

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