Obesity cannot be considered a service-connected disability, according to a new ruling by the Department of Veterans Affairs General Counsel.
VA loan benefits can be used again and again, provided that you meet the qualifications for reuse. Here is a closer look at 3 common scenarios may help some veterans get another VA loan.
The Department of Veterans Affairs charged nearly 73,000 veterans improper home loan funding fees adding up to $286 million, an error that could result in refunds for the affected veterans.
The REAL ID Act establishes specific minimum federal standards for state-issued driver's licenses and ID cards to be accepted for certain federal purposes.
VA can pay certain benefits to Veterans who are incarcerated in a Federal, State, or local penal institution; however, the amount depends on the type of benefit and reason for incarceration.
The statistics are still startling: 20 veterans a day die by suicide. And that number, while slightly lower this year, is still 20 too many. But, the more important shift is that the conversation is changing.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) operates the largest health care system in the country. When you become enrolled in the VA health care system, it's for a lifetime.
The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries.
I am a surviving spouse of a 100% service connected veteran. Is my step child entitled to any portion of my DIC payments?
DIC can be apportioned if the child is under the age of 18 and not living with the surviving spouse. The child is only entitled to DIC in their own right if they were over the age of 18 and in college or a helpless child.