This generation of veterans and servicemembers have access to the best benefits of any era in history. From the VA Home Loan program, to the GI Bill you can save you money, enhance your career opportunities and even change your life. Don’t miss out on any of the benefits you have earned.


Military Benefits Changes and Updates 2023

How to Get a VA Toxic Exposure Screening

The PACT Act expanded VA compensation for service-connected disabilities or medical problems associated with toxic exposures to burn pits, Agent Orange, those suffering from Gulf War Syndrome, and related issues. Post-9/11 combat veterans are especially vulnerable and should be screened immediately. But all veterans can benefit from being screened for duty-related toxic exposures. Thanks to… Read more »

Who Qualifies as a Veteran?

Who qualifies to be called a veteran? The official site for the United States Census says approximately 19 million U.S. men and women have served on active duty. Are all of these people veterans? And just as importantly, why are so many people asking who counts or does not count as a vet? An American… Read more »

DEA Extends Pandemic Prescription Drug Rules: Thousands of Veterans Affected

Thousands of veterans stand to benefit from an extension of online healthcare rules left over from the pandemic. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has extended a pandemic-era rule allowing online prescriptions (including controlled substances like pain medications) across state lines. This move is expected to benefit thousands of veterans who participate in telehealth or online… Read more »

VA and DoD Streamline Disability Claim Exam Procedures

When an active duty service member transitions out of the military and back into civilian life, there are several standard appointments to attend before the final out-processing date. Troops who file VA claims for disability benefits have previously been required to attend two claim examinations, one for the VA and one for the Department of… Read more »

Disabled Veteran Benefits Guide

There are various benefits for disabled veterans at the state and local levels. In addition to these benefits, there are federal protections for disabled veterans defined by two laws; the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, also known as USERRA.

Where to Find State Benefits for Disabled Veterans

Various state-level veteran benefits are offered to disabled veterans; sometimes, the problem is knowing where to find these benefits. Unfortunately, there’s no one-answer solution to where to look for these options, as every state is different. And that’s true right up to the naming convention of the state-level department meant to help veterans. In some… Read more »

Who is Eligible for a Veterans Pension?

Who is Eligible for a Veterans Pension? The Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Pension program is a benefit that is unrelated to military retirement pay. The VA Veteran Pension program offers VA payments to “wartime Veterans who meet certain age or disability requirements, and who have income and net worth within certain limits,” according to… Read more »

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VA Disability Pay and the Benefits Delivery at Discharge Program

If you are still serving and you are within 6 months to 90 days of your final out-processing date, you may qualify to apply for VA disability benefits and get them paid earlier using a VA program called Benefits Delivery at Discharge. Learn more.

VA Disability Pay

To receive VA Disability Pay, you must file a claim for VA disability benefits. You must provide your military and civilian medical records, information about your conditions, and supporting documentation. You can file yourself, or with the assistance of a Veteran Service Organization. Read more: Do You Need Help Filing a VA Disability Claim?… Read more »