Veteran Child Support

Veteran Child Support

Child support is something that many parents have to navigate the tricky waters of these days. In addition, as a Veteran it can be difficult knowing how much of your resources must go towards supporting your child.   Child Support This is court ordered payments from a...
VA Mission Act

VA Mission Act

Earlier this month, President Trump announced another change for the Department of Veteran Affairs called the VA Mission Act. This bill is another portion of his promise to make much-needed reforms for the VA. The new legislation will change private health care to...
Importance of a DBQ

Importance of a DBQ

DBQ or Disability Benefits Questionnaires are used to evaluate a service-connected disability for Veterans. While it does not take the place of a C&P exam, it is an essential piece of evidence for your claim. The process was developed to solidify what you already...
Blue Water Vets receiving Agent Orange benefits

Blue Water Vets receiving Agent Orange benefits

Congress has been working on a bill for the Blue Water Veterans to receive the same benefits as those who served in Vietnam and qualify for Agent Orange compensation. On May 8th, the bill passed to go along to the House. Through this new bill, thousands of Veterans...
How to access Veterans’ health records

How to access Veterans’ health records

Veterans’ medical and health records or, the Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF), are the official records gathered from the Veterans’ military history and stored in the national archives. This includes health and administration records. If you are unsure...
Why you should apply for Chronic Pain

Why you should apply for Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Syndrome qualifies as more than six months of persistent pain. This interferes with daily life and makes working and spending time with friends and family trying. The VA recently made a change to how they view these claims which you can read here. While...
Veterans Filing for Chronic Pain Court Case

Veterans Filing for Chronic Pain Court Case

The beginning of April 2018, Washington announced that they would be repealing a 1999 law which had previously prevented thousands of Veterans from qualifying for a claim. The new rule states that there no longer has to be a clear medical disability to explain the...
What is RAMP?

What is RAMP?

What is RAMP? The Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) was launched in November of 2017 as a part of the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. The purpose of this new program is to speed up the appeals program. This is one of the three-step...
New Digital Appeals Tool

New Digital Appeals Tool

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the VA launched a new update to their Appeals Status tool to help Veterans track the status of their claim. This tool is supposed to help Veterans view the current process of their claim, another attempt by the VA to make the claims process...
Qarmat Ali Treatment

Qarmat Ali Treatment

In 2003, from April to September, some Army National Guard, Reserve, and active duty soldiers were stationed at a water treatment facility in Basrah, Iraq. Many of these servicemen were from the states of Indiana, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Oregon. These...