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Disability Compensation

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...

Recent Articles

Another MISSION Act Fail: Poor Staffing Behind Scheduling Delays

IG found veterans seeking MISSION Act non-VA care at VISN 8 experienced unnecessary wait times due to understaffing by the agency in...

VHA May Cut Sleep Apnea Spending Up To $200 Million After ‘Mismanagement’

A new IG report on VHA sleep apnea health care spending called on the agency to implement spending reforms that cut up to $200...

Is VA Playing Fair Denying Forever GI Bill Restoration Requests?

Veterans fighting for Forever GI Bill restoration after the closure of their college are frequently eligible to get their benefits restored, but...

Dallas VA Police Fire 19 Rounds At Man Seeking Psychiatric Care Killing Him

Dallas VA police shot and killed one man reportedly seeking psychiatric care from the hospital who was, unfortunately, carrying a knife resulting...

‘Apparent Disdain’ For Patients Linked To Minneapolis VA Suicide

Here is what you need to know about the newest IG Report after one veteran committed suicide at Minneapolis VA after making obvious suicidal...

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