Appeals legislation a win for veterans

On August 23, President Trump signed into law a long-awaited piece of legislation designed to create a more timely and accurate system for processing veterans’ appeals for disability claims. Veterans have faced unnecessary and unacceptable delays within the current VA disability appeals system, on average taking between three to five…

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President’s Budget Proposes to Reduce Veterans’ Benefits

David W. Riley, DAV National Commander and Frances J. Costa, DAVA National Commander <lbogle@dav.org>     On May 23, 2017, the Administration released the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) budget for fiscal year 2018. Contained within this budget were two legislative proposals that DAV strongly opposes because if enacted into law,…

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Disabled veteran’s disability compensation belongs to the veteran.

Due to the dedication of one, of many disabled veterans, the strangle hold over illegal state court rulings, the court seizure of federally funded VA disability compensation benefits used illegally as alimony/support rulings in violation of 38 USC 5301 has finally been broken.

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