Still Serving™ Podcast for Veteran Entrepreneurs – Shark Tank Contestant Angela Angela Cody-Rouget and Christian S. Newton, both VWISE Graduates, talk Angela’s business, MajorMom, and her experience on Shark Tank. Topics discussed include: VWISE, start-up strategy, franchising, and the Shark Tank experience.
Service-connected Disabled Veterans by Disability Rating Percentage: FY 1986 – 2013 Card Facts & Figures About Veterans and Soldier Source: PBS.org Experts estimate that the total monetary cost for the U.S. — including long-term veterans care — of the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan may eventually total as much as $4 trillion. 73.4 percent… Continue Reading…
American Herbalists Guild The American Herbalists Guild was founded in 1989 as a non-profit, educational organization to represent the goals and voices of herbalists. It is the only peer-review organization in the United States for professional herbalists specializing in the medicinal use of plants. AHG membership consists of professionals, general members (including students) and benefactors…. Continue Reading…
“Retroactive Pay” OR “back pay” OR “retro pay” “Fort McClellan” “future exams” Tinnitus “Convalescent Ratings” TBI OR “traumatic brain injury” OR “traumatic brain inj” “Compensation and Pension Exams” OR “c and p exams” OR “c & p exam” OR c&p exam” “tdiu” OR “iu” OR “unemployability”
Disability compensation is a monthly tax-free benefit paid to Veterans who are at least 10% disabled because of injuries or diseases that were incurred in or aggravated during active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training. A disability can apply to physical conditions, such as a chronic knee condition, as well as a… Continue Reading…
VAOPGCPREC 1-2012 (1/24/2012) Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) Escrow Accounts Author: Simpson, J. VAOPGCPrec 2-2012 (10/31/2012) – Implementation of Public Law 112-154 Author: Simpson, J. VAOPGCPrec 3-2012 (12/20/12) Review of Prior Decisions Involving Military Sexual Trauma Author: Griffin, B.
VAOGCPREC 1-2014 (3/21/2014) Provision of Primary Care for Residents in State Home Domiciliaries Author: Raun, E. VAOGCPREC 2-2014 (5/19/14) Applicability of the Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000 to Decisions Concerning Benefits Administered by the National Cemetery Administration Author: Warren, T. VAOGCPREC 3-2014 (6/20/14) Effective Dates of Awards Based on Same-Sex Marriage Author: Shriber, C. VAOGCPREC 4-2014 (6/20/14)… Continue Reading…
VAOPGCPREC 1-2015 (2/19/2015) Compensation of Fee-Basis Employees Author: Knott, C. VAOPGCPREC 2-2015 (3/20/2015) Authority to Solicit Gifts under 38 USC 8301 Author Jaynes, M.
Veterans Claims Information
[This article is currently being revised April 2015)
To receive compensation, you must have all of the following:
A current physical or mental disability. (List of disabilities rated by the VA 38CFR4 Schedule for Rating Disabilities)
An injury or disease in service that caused a disability or aggravated a disability that existed prior to service.
An important point to make here is that if the military said you were fit to serve and did not note any existing conditions. The Presumption of Soundness goes to the veteran.