Anthrax Vaccine and The Military The United States military started administering the anthrax vaccine during the Gulf War to fight the risk of exposure to the rare anthrax disease, which can be weaponized. The anthrax vaccine, a mandatory immunization for service members until 2004, has been linked to dozens of…

2021 VA Disability Pay Dates

  It’s a New Year, and That Means New Benefits for Veterans. 2021 is here, and if you are currently receiving benefits from the VA, that means your benefits may have changed. The VA’s disability benefit rates change yearly, and several factors can influence the services you receive from year…

Understanding the VA Claims Process  The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) grants monthly tax-free benefits to Veterans who qualify based on service-related disabilities. A service-related disability can be any physical injury or psychological problem that was caused by a Veteran’s service in the military. In order for a Veteran to…

What Happens When You Apply to Receive Benefits From the VA? If you are a Veteran with a service-related disability, you can file a claim with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), who will then decide whether you qualify to receive disability benefits. The VA’s disability benefits program exists to…

Are You a Veteran Suffering From PTSD?  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that affects thousands of Veterans. Stemming from a life-altering, traumatic experience, the symptoms of PTSD can be extremely debilitating. PTSD is not a weakness, nor is it something any Veteran should feel ashamed of. The condition…