Newly Associated Diseases from Exposure to Agent Orange

Newly Associated Diseases from Exposure to Agent Orange

During the Vietnam War (1962-1975), the United States military, as well as the Republic of Vietnam, used defoliants for tactical purposes to reduce cover for enemy forces, improve perimeter visibility of military installations, and even to kill enemy food crops. Agent...

VA Increases Pension Benefit Rates for 2019

Veterans Pension Benefits have been given a Cost-of-Living-Adjustment for 2019. Basic Improved Pension Rates for 2019 The Basic Improved Pension is for wartime veterans that are 65 years old or disabled. Based on the veteran’s finances, a single veteran can...

VA Penalizes Veterans With New Rules — Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

VA Pension Benefits are cash payments available to some wartime Veterans and their surviving spouses who are disabled and/or have additional medical needs. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  recently set forth new eligibility requirements for applying. Those new...

Financial Benefits for Veterans and their Survivors

If you are a veteran, or if you are caring for one, it is important that you understand the many veterans’ benefits programs available through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Financial support is often available to a a veteran, his or her spouse,...