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Navigating the Process of Applying For, Appealing, and Winning Benefits

Navigating the Process of Applying For, Appealing, and Winning Benefits When you were in the military, you paid into its disability benefits program. You may have never thought you would need to make use of these funds. Still, you might have felt better knowing they were there if, or when you needed them. As much as you might need them now, you may be finding it challenging to apply for and receive funds that you […]

BVA Remembers D-Day, June 6, 1944

BVA Remembers D-Day, June 6, 1944 Alexandria, VA – On June 6, 1944, Allied forces invaded Nazi-controlled Normandy. Facing severe hostile fire, 160,000 heroic troops took the beaches, ferried and supported by 7,000 ships and watercraft, while Allied pilots flew 15,000 air sorties on D-Day. The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) remembers and salutes the heroism and valor of the American and Allied forces that fought for freedom on D-Day. Over the next year following D-Day, 3 million Allied […]

Challenges Veterans Face When Leaving the Military

Challenges Veterans Face When Leaving the Military The Veterans Administration is here to help people transition to life after the military. However, many veterans still find it difficult to adjust. There are many challenges that veterans face after they leave the military. Unemployment Many veterans struggle to find work after they return home. People often join the military right out of high school. That is why they may not have the education that is necessary […]

MISSION Act Educational Booklet

MISSION Act Educational Booklet In 2018 Congress passed and President Trump signed a landmark law that changes how VA does business, read further to learn about those changes. The VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act (MISSION Act) strengthens VA’s ability to deliver trusted, easy to access, high quality care whether at VA facilities, virtually through telehealth, or in the community.  VA has developed specific education for Veterans about receiving VA care, healthcare benefits […]