http://community.hadit.com/topic/69062-retroactive-date-incident-that-is-the-basis-for-increase-was-within-one-year-of-separation-claim-was-not-filed-within-one-year-of-separation/VA Disability Claims Community Given what you posted, its unlikely to be backdated to your seperation date. VA is vicious when it comes to enforcing rules as long as those rules benefit Vets. HOwever, your effective date is the later of the date you applied or the “facts found”, with some exceptions, only ” one” […]
The group Combined Arms is creating personalized assessments of former service members to connect them directly with the organizations that best suit their needs.
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Many considered the Battle of IA Drang Valley to be US Army’s 1st battle in Vietnam. It was certainly the 1st battle between of US division operating under of field force headquarters and 3 NVA regiments operating under a front headquarters. It may also have been the last battle between NVA and US forces of equivalent size.
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Retired Lt. Gen. Harold G. “Hal” Moore, known for saving most of his men in the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang, has died at age 94.
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http://community.hadit.com/topic/69059-reopen-claims-questions/VA Disability Claims Community Carefully read 38 CFR 3.156 a, b, and C. This is the regulation on reopened claims. Understand that “reopening” the claim is not the same as awarding the benefit. YOu need to meet the threshold of “new and material evidence”. The evidence you send in needs to be both new and […]
http://community.hadit.com/topic/69056-change-your-representative-poa/VA Disability Claims Community All, I am currenty represented by the VFW, and was quite happy with them since I started this journey in 2008. My buddy is represented by the American Legion and he is quite happy with them. Now, what differs is, he has and is in contact with his rep from the […]
http://community.hadit.com/topic/69055-proving-service-connection-with-ad-medical-records/VA Disability Claims Community I thought the rule for service connection was note of the condition in service as well as current diagnosis? So, here is my situation. While on active duty I had bladder incontinence, I was young. It was embarassing. I finally brought it up during my annual physical because it was one […]
http://community.hadit.com/topic/69049-denied-ssdi-for-lack-of-points/VA Disability Claims Community You need 40 quarters (10 years) to get SSI when you retire. You need to have worked within the last 5 years to get SSDI. I don’t think you can get around those two rules. You do not need to work for 10 years to get SSDI. An example would be […]
Questionable benefits advisers promise to help veterans file for elder care pensions or expedite their assistance requests. For a hefty price.
They’re charging big money for a service that government agencies and veterans groups offer free of charge.
It keeps happening in South Florida, with its large number of aging veterans needing long-term care. And it’s illegal.
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https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/02/10/2017-02764/advisory-committee-va-national-academic-affiliations-council-notice-of-meeting Start Preamble The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 that the VA National Academic Affiliations Council will meet via conference call on March 2, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the […]