Vietnam The Agent Orange Act states if a service member set foot in the Republic of Vietnam during the war, there is the possibility that they were exposed to herbicide agents.  This means the Veteran may be presumptively service connected for several disabilities such as Type II diabetes, ischemic heart…

by Stephani Bennett, Attorney at Law and US Air Force Veteran A traumatic brain injury, commonly known as a TBI, typically occurs when a person receives a hit to their head. Immediate symptoms include loss of consciousness, confusion, blurred vision, headache, nausea, fatigue, problems with speech, and concentration difficulty. Typically,…

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 psyche is an understatement. As it is unfortunately well known, when…