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 »

How the VA Can Help you Buy a House

Posted in Uncategorized on June 7, 2017
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A 20 percent down payment on a house of any price is painful for most homebuyers. While alternatives can always be pursued, it is difficult to compete with the benefits of a VA loan, which does not require a down payment at all. “This historic, government-backed loan product is arguably the most advantageous mortgage on the market, Read More »

Veterans Benefits in Louisiana

Posted in Uncategorized on June 6, 2017
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For the more than 320,000 veterans living in Louisiana, as well as their families, their service and sacrifices has entitled them to numerous support services and benefits. Knowing how and where to access these resources, however, can be a bit daunting. A great place to start is the Louisiana Veterans Affairs Department (LVDA), an office Read More »

How to Stay Safe When Your Soldier is Deployed

Posted in Uncategorized on June 5, 2017
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Being deployed is hard on everyone involved. When emotions are high, it can sometimes be difficult to think about other things, for example, your safety. As much as you don’t want to think about it, your safety could be at greater risk when your significant other is away. Aside from installing a home alarm system, Read More »

Veterans Benefits in Montana

Posted in Uncategorized on June 1, 2017
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Montana is the United States’ fourth-largest state geographically and has one of the largest per capita veteran populations. For veterans and active duty members living here, there is a wide range of benefits their service has earned. Finding quality health care is always a primary concern for veterans and their families, and the VA Montana Read More »

Creative Careers for Military Spouses

Posted in Uncategorized on May 31, 2017
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You move three times more than the average civilian, often to cities not of your own choosing. Your spouse is typically busy at training or even deployed, sometimes for months at a time, leaving you with all responsibilities of house and home. And while you knew what you were signing up for when you married Read More »

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