As of April 2020, the VA now has VA Form 20-10206 that is specifically used to get copies of:
Claims file (C-File)
Service treatment records/military treatment records
Vocational rehabilitation and employment records
Pension benefit documents
Life insurance records
The month of September hosts Suicide Prevention Week, but Veterans should not struggle throughout the rest of the year.
Get ahold of the Veterans Crisis Line by dialing 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1 or text 838255.
Confidential chat can also be found on the VeteransCrisisLine.net website by...
Below are the pay dates for VA compensation and pension for 2022.
VA Disability Pay Dates 2022
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Friday, April 1, 2022
Friday, April 29, 2022
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
You may be putting yourself at risk of liabilities if you, an authorized user of a U.S. Government computer system such as eBenefits, etc. allow any third parties access to the systems.
As a Veteran with accounts on these platforms, you may be putting yourself in a compromising situation by...
Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance are two of the most popular SSA programs that you will run into as a Veteran. While both programs are designed for senior citizens and those with disabilities, it's important that you know the difference between the two in...
Veterans suffering from chronic pain
Some veterans suffer from chronic pain. Whether this is a stabbing, aching, or throbbing pain isolated to one area, it's something that is being constantly dealt with.
I've met a lot of Veterans that downplay their pain. This is because, if you take a look...
There are countless Veterans that have had bad experiences dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs for a disability claim. In fact, some have been fighting since Vietnam. It also took until 2021 for Vietnam Vets to get positive word for presumptive conditions, or, conditions that are...
Which law firm do you recommend for VA hearing appeals?
A very common feeler that Veterans put out are requests for recommendations on good lawyers or law firms with expertise in Veterans Affairs compensation and pension (C&P) claims processes. Lawyers can be helpful with initiating a new claim...
Veterans Affairs C&P exam: Pain
Below is a chart that aids in the conversion from the verbiage you may be feeling to a pain scale of 0 to 10. You may also measure this by the expression that you could imagine is on your face that you would envision in your head. However, the best approach is to...