When you get an other than honorable discharge or a bad conduct discharge or a dishonorable discharge, you lose virtually all of your access to Veterans Affairs benefits. From the article "When service members separate from the military, their … [Read more...] about Bad Paper Discharge? Mental Health Options Limited
I haven't been to the Vet Center in a few years. My therapist there transferred and I moved to the civilian sector. The transition from one to the other was about as seamless as I could have hoped for thanks to my Vet Center therapist. She set me up … [Read more...] about Have you tried going to the Vet Center ? I did and I’m glad.
Former Veterans Affairs Attorney Robin M. Webb writes on her blog By its own terms, the VAIMA does not go into effect until February 2019 and does not apply to current claims and appeals, but recently, VA announced that it was initiating this month … [Read more...] about VA Launches Program Aimed at Providing Veterans More Options in Claims Disagreements
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss... VA Secretary Shulkin says "we will not tolerate whistleblower retaliation in the VA", however 9 months into the new Administration and the games played at the VA that were going to go away are still being … [Read more...] about Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin says “we will not tolerate whistleblower retaliation in the VA”, and yet, 9 months into the new Administration the games continue
Replaces Current ‘30-day/40-mile’ System With Patient/Provider-centric Decision-making WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has presented the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees with the … [Read more...] about VA Announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (‘CARE’) Act