Veteran Benefits in North Carolina

Posted in Uncategorized on June 28, 2017
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Veterans living in or moving to the Tar Heel State are eligible for numerous state, local, and national benefits and services, as a result of their honorable service to the nation. As a starting point, the state’s Department of Military and Veteran Affairs maintains a comprehensive website and program called NC4VETS, dedicated to making North Read More »

TRICARE vs. CHAMPVA

Posted in Uncategorized on June 26, 2017
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The United States Armed Forces prides itself on having the world’s most elite Military Health System (MHS), both on and off the battlefield. As such, they know that this means more than just combat medicine, but ensuring that active duty members, veterans, and their dependents can receive high-quality medical care, at affordable rates, anywhere in Read More »

4 Gifts for Someone with PTSD

Posted in Uncategorized on June 23, 2017
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According to recent estimates by veteran organizations, more than 540,000 veterans have been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Additionally, the Department of Defense states that more than 361,000 service members have been diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) since the year 2000. With these staggering numbers, the odds of you knowing a veteran struggling Read More »

3 Steps to Donate Your Vehicle to Veterans’ Organizations

Posted in Uncategorized on June 22, 2017
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Ever wondered if you could donate your vehicle to a veterans' charity organization? Donating your vehicle to a veterans’ charity can be a valuable and relatively easy way to give back to U.S. service members and their families. Most charitable organizations depend directly on the support of the public to continue their services to veterans, Read More »

Veteran Benefits in New Mexico

Posted in Uncategorized on June 20, 2017
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More than 170,000 veterans call the Land of Enchantment Home, and the state offers numerous benefits to veterans and their families as a sign of gratitude for their service to the nation. If you’re just getting started learning about your state and national benefits, or need assistance filing or following up on a claim, the Read More »

5 Oldest U.S. Aircraft Still in Operation

Posted in Uncategorized on June 16, 2017
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With the high cost of production, and the extensive time and manpower investment of prototyping and perfecting military aircraft, it’s perhaps not surprising that when the U.S. military finds an effective and beneficial aircraft design, it holds on tight. Amazingly, even though aviation has only been a possibility for a little over 110 years, a Read More »

VA Disability Compensation vs. Pension

Posted in Uncategorized on June 14, 2017
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  For disabled U.S. veterans facing unemployment due to their injuries, or needing assistance with the costs of daily living, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers two monthly, tax-free benefits that can help lift the financial burden. Compensation and pension are two helpful, but very different, ways a disabled veteran and his or Read More »

Veterans Benefits by State

Posted in Uncategorized on June 13, 2017
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While the federal veterans benefits are more widely known, the local benefits can vary greatly depending on the state. Some state benefits may include support groups, local VA facilities, discounts, and education benefits. As far as the quality and quantity of the benefits they provide, some states are ranked more highly for state veterans benefits while others Read More »

How to Qualify for SSDI Benefits While On VA Disability

Posted in Uncategorized on June 13, 2017
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As of 2014, almost 4 million veterans in the United States have a service-connected disability. Of these, over a million have a disability rating of 70% or higher, leaving them unable to provide for themselves through regular work. Unfortunately, some veterans assume that receiving VA disability disqualifies them from other disability benefits. Thankfully, this is Read More »

Veterans Benefits in New Jersey

Posted in Uncategorized on June 12, 2017
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More than 413,000 veterans and their dependents call the state of New Jersey home, and their honorable service has earned them a long list of benefits. Veterans at times may need assistance accessing these benefits or connecting with the organizations whose goal is to assist veterans. A great place to start is the state’s veteran Read More »

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