Are Adult Children of Deceased Veterans Eligible for VA Benefits?

Are Adult Children of Deceased Veterans Eligible for VA Benefits? One of the most common questions we receive is whether adult children of deceased Veterans are eligible for benefits from the VA.   VA defines a “child” of a Veteran as one of the following: An unmarried person under the age of…

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Legion conducts educational webinar

Legion conducts educational webinar for 150 service officers Over 150 American Legion accredited service officers attended the most recent meeting on policy changes, new technology to speed up service delivery and more. Our very own Glenn Bergmann and Paul Sullivan spoke during this event. Read the full press release here.______ Have you…

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CLJA Deadline

Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA) Deadline August 10, 2024 Camp Lejeune Justice Act Deadline On August 10th 2022, the PACT Act legislature was signed into law. The PACT Act was designed to increase the presumptive locations and medical conditions for various toxic exposures.The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was created as part of…

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Veteran Record Request Backlog Caused by COVID-19 Has Cleared

Veteran Record Request Backlog Caused by COVID-19 Has Cleared The National Archives was able to clear the backlog of 600,000 record requests. This backlog was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic when staff were not able to complete these requests.  “The National Archives plays a critical role in ensuring that our veterans and…

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2024 VA Disability Rates

VA Disability Rates 2024 COLA The 2024 Cost of living adjustments (COLA) will be applied starting December 1, 2023. To learn more about the cost of living adjustment, learn more on the VA website. 10% – 20% (No Dependents) Percentage Rate 10% $171.23 20% $338.49 30% – 60% Without Children Dependent Status 30%…

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What Happens After Submission of VA form 21-526EZ

After Submission of VA form 21-526EZ Initial Review After submitting your claim, you will receive confirmation from VA that they have started the review process. During this time, make sure to check for any correspondence from VA. Evidence Gathering VA has a duty to assist you with evidence gathering in the development…

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Filing an Initial Claim

Filing an Initial Claim: Helpful Tips for Completing VA Form 21-526EZ VA Form 21–526EZ Initial claims for disability compensation claims should be completed using VA Form 21-526EZ. This form can also be used when applying for an increased rating in service-connected disabilities in which the appeal period has expired. Pages 1-8 of…

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Camp Lejeune – VA Benefits

(If you are looking for information regarding the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, please see our previous post about it here.) Camp Lejeune - VA Benefits Apply for Benefits Today History of Camp Lejeune Named after General John A. Lejeune who was an early proponent of the amphibious assault plan utilized…

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