The United States military started administering the anthrax vaccine during the Gulf War. The anthrax vaccine, which was a mandatory immunization until 2004 for military service people, has been linked to dozens of adverse reactions and concerning long-term side effects. Many military veterans are now dealing with disabling conditions that…

by Cameron Kroeger, Attorney at Law and US Air Force Veteran The rigors and stressors of military life bring out the best in our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines.   It can also bring out the worst.  To say that the military leaves its mark on a service member’s soul and…

by Joe R. Pilgrim, Attorney at Law and US Navy Veteran Congress has provided, for those that served in certain areas that were presumed to have been exposed to Agent Orange, a list of diseases and conditions that are “automatically” covered by the VA for rating purposes as service connected…

SSDI and VA Benefits

By Stephani Bennett, Veterans Attorney Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and VA Disability Benefits exist to provide a safety net for the disabled. Nothing prevents qualifying Veterans from receiving both benefits and there is no offset. In other words, a Veteran can receive both benefits entirely. However, receipt of one…