Senate votes on Clay Hunt bill Monday; VA participates in homeless count; vets may face old traumas during end-of-life care; Reid bill allows retirement, disability benefits; military retirement moves toward 401k; VA to build homeless housing on LA campus; legislation would keep adult children on VA insurance; Miller bill protects VA whistle blowers; Congress accuses VA of withholding information; Colorado wants $1.1 billion for Aurora VA hospital; new book helps with disability claims
VA participated in a national count of homeless vets Wednesday. Last year’s count found 49,993 homelessness veterans in one night—a 33-percent decrease since 2010, VA reports.
VA plans to build housing for homeless veterans on its campus in West Los Angeles, reports CBS Los Angeles @CBSLA. This comes after VA settled a lawsuit with vets who said the property should not be used for a baseball stadium and a hotel laundry.
A new book promises to help veterans file a disability claim with Veterans Affairs. Jon Macintosh interviewed 2,000 vets to write VA Disability Claim, reports LawyersandSettlements.com‘s Brenda Craig.
Bergmann & Moore, LLC, is a national law firm dedicated to serving the needs of veterans in compensation claims before and against the Department of Veterans Affairs. The firm’s partners are former VA attorneys who are very familiar with the VA system. Bergmann & Moore handles all kinds of cases, but has a concentration in claims involving PTSD, military sexual trauma, Gulf War illness and complex medical issues, such as brain cancer or degenerative issues, veterans exposed to Agent Orange often face. For more information, to submit news or to sign up for an email version of this blog, contact Kelly Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org.