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Almost half of Westchester County’s 80,000 military veterans are missing out on a property-tax exemption that could save them hundreds of dollars a year because they’re unaware of it and the Department of Veterans Affairs does not notify their hometowns when they are discharged, Sen. Charles Schumer said Monday.
A new online application from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) enables disability compensation claims to be processed faster in a more end-to-end electronic environment, and VA is urging Veterans and their Veterans Service Organization (VSO) representatives to make full use of its capabilities to receive speedier decisions and reduce the backlog of claims.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today the release of 68 new forms that will help speed the processing of Veterans’ disability compensation and pension claims.
With more than 1 million active-duty personnel scheduled to join the ranks of America’s 22 million Veterans during the next five years, the President has proposed a $140.3 billion budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
VA employs 500 full-time chaplains to serve the spiritual and emotional needs of Veterans across the country.
Figures lie, some groups are counted, some are not. But the lowest figures available have one in three families, this includes active duty serving overseas, reservists and National Guard and veterans losing their homes since 2008. Two thirds of those are now "split up" with at least one member "homeless."
In today’s world marriages which last a lifetime are extremely rare. In our society today, failed marriages and divorce are common place.
Utilizing the talents of all Americans is essential for our Nation to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.
More than 20,200 Connecticut veterans are receiving disability compensation for injuries and illnesses connected to their military duty, with those living in New London County more likely to be receiving benefits than their peers in other parts of the state, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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