As a service to Veterans, YOUR Veterans Advisory Group is providing information that may be useful for our brave Military Service Members.
This section will help Service Members put in place a structure to prepare their family for transition when they deploy and ultimately to help their family unite together again upon their return.
For military families, deployments are a way of life and it always pays to be ready. Financial preparation is the key to making sure everything is in order and taken care of while you are on deployment.
This article is about keeping in touch while you are gone, and using Email, Snail Mail, Facetime and Skype without 'overdoing it'.
Medicare covers veterans in the same way as it covers most other Medicare beneficiaries. But there are a few things that veterans of the armed forces should know about Medicare.
The VA has two grant programs that allow veterans with certain permanent service-connected disabilities to build or modify housing to meet their needs: Special Housing Adaptation (SAH) and Specially Adapted Housing (SAH).
Whether you’ve spent years on a military base or a month in a combat zone, re-entering civilian society after serving in the armed forces is never easy. The excitement of returning home to your family and starting a new life can be mildly tempered by the fear of the unknown that lies ahead.
It’s never too early to begin preparations for your separation from active military service. The Department of Defense (DoD) recommends that you start your planning at least 12 months prior to separation, and 24 months prior to retirement, from active duty.
Countless veterans are currently suffering from life-threatening illnesses that are a result of exposure to asbestos, a material that was commonly used in hundreds of military applications, products, and ships because of its resistance to fire. Veterans who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma even qualify for special benefits from the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs.
The Outreach Department for The Pleural Mesothelioma Center recently published an educational guide about pleural mesothelioma, the most common type of mesothelioma: View the Guide Here...