Does the VA Prioritize Mental Health Care?

Supporting and appreciating our nation’s Veterans is vital. This month, in addition to being Military Appreciation Month, is also Mental Health Awareness Month, and today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day (their biggest … [Read more...]

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Top Benefits Veterans Might Not Be Aware of in 2023

Q. Veterans Day is tomorrow. Our military Veterans have served our country, fought for freedom, and they deserve our utmost respect. My father is a Vietnam Veteran, and he and my mother (and me) are unaware of what benefits might … [Read more...]

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Important Deadline Approaching for Veterans to Apply for PACT Act Benefits

Gilbert Smith served in the Air Force for 20 years as an aircraft mechanic. He recently inquired about PACT benefits for those who may have been exposed to toxic substances during service. According to Smith, "I was exposed to … [Read more...]

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How Will You Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War on March 29, 2023? 

This week, we commemorate two significant days, National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, and National Vietnam War Veterans Day (NVWVD) on March 29.  The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that today there are more than 7 … [Read more...]

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What Are Some Tax Breaks for Veterans?

Q. Due to inflation, rising costs of home ownership, and increased property taxes, everything is so expensive these days. As veterans, my husband and I can use any tax breaks we can get. I know that you are accredited to work with … [Read more...]

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Scam Alert: There Has Been an Uptick in Pension Poaching Scams

William Webster, 98, is a World War II Navy veteran and former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He and his wife, Lynda, were targeted in a scam recently, according to an FBI.gov report. When the couple … [Read more...]

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Helping Veterans with PTSD During COVID-19

Q. I’m a new caregiver for my father, Ted. Since I began a few months ago, most of my caregiving has been at a distance, due to the coronavirus. Dad has Post-traumatic Stress Disorder from his time in the Vietnam War. What can I … [Read more...]

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Mission Accomplished or Mission Impossible: Is the MISSION Act Really Benefitting Veterans?

Q. As a veteran, my father used to have to wait weeks to see a VA doctor, and that doctor was more than 35 minutes away. I heard about the MISSION Act, where he will have access to community care and can find a doctor who is … [Read more...]

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