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.

MMQB: What did VA, DoD Cover Up with incomplete Thailand Agent Orange Report?

CAUGHT 'EM - VA.gov linked to a declassified DoD report on use of Agent Orange in Thailand. Upon closer examination, we learned that 25%...
Anthrax Vaccine Warning

Leaked Anthrax Vaccine Memo Likely Authentic

A new PDF memo purportedly from the Department of the Army concerning bad batches of the questionable Anthrax vaccine has been confirmed as originating...
Disabled Elderly Veterans

Disabled Elderly Veterans Thrown Under Bus, DAV, Legion Silent On Cut Proposal, AMVETS Speaks...

Let's give a shout out to AMVETS for speaking out against cuts to benefits for severely disabled elderly veterans while Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and...
100 Percent Disability Rating

Can I Lose My 100 Percent Disability Rating If I Find A Job Or...

Mailroom: The simple answer to this common question about your 100 percent disability rating is, “Maybe.” But rather than guess about your own disability...
TDIU Individual Unemployability Myth

Individual Unemployability Myth Destroyed – Vets Can Use Voc Rehab With 100% TDIU

One veteran wrote in this week after being misinformed via an Individual Unemployability myth from a VA Voc Rehab counselor that TDIU veterans couldn’t...
Burn PIt

Senate Passes Burn Pit Bill To Increase Cooperation Between VA, DOD

A new bill passed the Senate Monday aimed at helping VA better identify and address the looming health crisis facing veterans exposed to burn...
VA Disability QTC Medical Services

QTC Wins $6.8 Billion VA Contract, Or, Did VA Just Award Itself A Contract?

QTC Medical Services was just awarded the prime contract to perform disability compensation examinations for VA with a ceiling of $6.8 billion, again. QTC, a...
VA Pain Disability Fed Cir

Fed Cir: Veterans Can Now Get Disability From Pain Alone, VA Opposition ‘Illogical’

The Federal Circuit just reversed years of bad case law finding veterans can receive a service-connected disability for pain alone without a present diagnosis...

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