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VA starts campaign to raise PTSD awareness

SUN Columnist In observance of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD invites the public to participate in its “Take the Step”…

Beware those who prey on veteran benefit claims

If you’ve applied for the Aid and Attendance benefit from Department of Veterans Affairs — which can provide as much as $2,019 monthly for a veteran and spouse for caregiving…

A Memorial Day message from Secretary Shinseki

SUN Columnist Last weekend, Americans in large numbers visited our national cemeteries and other final resting places to honor their loved ones, their friends, neighbors, colleagues, even some unknown to…

VA mandates overtime to increase production of compensation claims decisions

SUN Columnist As part of its ongoing effort to accelerate the elimination of the disability compensation claims backlog, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that it is mandating…

VA Claims Initiative fact sheet

SUN Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is implementing an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer. Effective April 19, the…

PTSD update and information for veterans

SUN Columnist Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after a person has been through a traumatic event. A traumatic event is something terrible and scary that someone sees, hears about…

VA to expedite claims decisions for certain veterans

SUN Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is implementing an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer. Effective now, VA…

Updates on VA Claims Backlog

With the backlog of compensation claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs having ballooned in recent years, one would expect major veterans service organizations to be among VA’s harshest critics.…

Funeral honors for non-hero vets?

“Bear in mind that most veterans did nothing heroic. They served, and that’s laudable, but it hardly seems necessary to provide them all with military honors after they have died.”…

Process cuts Post-9/11 GI Bill claims processing times

SUN Columnist As part of its ongoing transformation from paper-based to electronic claims processing, the Department of Veterans Affairs has continued to improve the automated payment of benefits for veterans…