State could fund VFW position that helps file veteran VA claims

State could fund VFW position that helps file veteran VA claims CHEYENNE – The budgetary woes of the Veterans of Foreign Wars could lead to Wyoming spending $50,000 annually to help subsidize the group’s work for the state’s veterans.

Court ruling could extend disability benefits to thousands of injured veterans – Advocates said the ruling could be life. doctors noted in her files without determining a specific medical diagnosis of the issue. When she left the service and applied for veterans disability.

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Organizations help veterans file veterans affairs claims november 10, 2014 at 11:29 PM EST – Updated July 21 at 3:25 AM More than one million veterans live in Georgia and Alabama.

Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs VA’s goal is to process all disability claims within 125 days, at a 98 percent accuracy level, and eliminate the claims backlog in 2015. We have made great strides, but we realize much work remains to be done; too many Veterans still wait too long.

House Democrats predicted the funding issues. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, helped. job training, and many more vital veterans programs.

The VA has 120 days to make an initial ruling on a disability claim, and with a backlog of some 70,000 cases, many initial claims are denied or partially granted just to meet the 120-day deadline.

If you have trouble with these kinds of tasks, you may want to seek help from a VSO or your state veterans affairs office. The VA in 2015 updated how to file your claim. Read on to learn more. You can also go to the VA’s website on the new claims process. NOTE: If it’s not too late for you, plan ahead.

Find a Service Officer Accredited American Legion service officers are specially trained to provide expert assistance, free of charge, to veterans and their families. While the majority of a service officer’s work involves application for VA disability benefits, these compassionate professionals also provide information, referrals and resources on education, employment and business, death.

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Hip Pocket Training: National Veterans Service - Understanding VA Claims Assistance Problems with Post-9/11 GI Bill claims probed by House veterans’ panel – Story Continued Below – The end result is that some veterans could be struggling to pay. Veterans Affairs Department to investigate and respond by the end of the week. – The end result is that the.