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Disability Compensation

Is Army PTSD Misdiagnosis Scandal Also Fraud?

Recent comments uncovered by Army investigation reveal possible high-level medical fraud being committed against active duty military personnel. To prevent fair disability ratings for servicemembers...

Is VA Choosing Corrupt Contractor Over Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recent response to allegations of its back door dealings to avoid hiring veterans was nothing short of embarrassing....

The Decision Review Officer and You: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

(Also known as my “that's f-ed up” blog post.) Last week I had a hellish Decision Review Officer hearing. This hearing told me what the...

What the Lindsay Lohan Effect Can Teach You About Disability Claims

Here’s one to Lindsay Lohan and the “not surprised theory.” The best advice I ever received I get just prior to enlisting, “Document everything.” This...

Gulf War Illness Linked to Location, DEET

USA Today released a report covering a pending publication on Gulf War Illness. Anti-nerve agent pills and SCUD missiles, along with pesticides, have been...

Smoke, Munitions Risks to Your Health

The National Organization for Veterans Advocates (NOVA) recently posted a report from the Army Corp of Engineers. The report is about the toxicity levels...

Recent Articles

Is $720,000 Payout To Korea War Veteran Widow Enough After 50 Years?

Giving new meaning to the unofficial VA motto “Delay, Deny, Until They Die,” one Korea War veteran won his claim 5 years...

What Would YOU Like For Christmas?

Even though I am no Saint, much less Saint Nic, I do have the ability to bring you some cheer, helpful news,...

Happy Thanksgiving From DisabledVeterans.org (the period is not silent, and neither are we 🙂

I wanted to take a minute to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving as we round the corner to close out this year.

VA Knowingly Violated Privacy Rights Of Millions Since 2016

New estimates show VA officials knowingly released personally identifiable information (PII) including Social Security numbers of millions of people since 2016.

Major Changes Afoot Within VA Vocational Rehabilitation

There are major changes afoot within the VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment program - - some might even call it a facelift...

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