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Quick Facts About Veterans TDIU Benefits

Quick Facts About Veterans TDIU Benefits

A disabled veteran can receive over $3,000 a month from the VA in TDIU benefits, Temporary Disability Individual Unemployability. Additional money is awarded if a veteran is married or has dependent children or parents. A veteran is entitled to be paid at the 100% disability rating if he can prove that their service-connected disability prevents them from maintaining gainful employment.  The VA uses this term, gainful employment, to determine if  employment that the veteran is earning is above the poverty level. The poverty guidelines indicate that a person making less than $12,140 a year is earning below the poverty level.  ...


Handling PTSD During the Holidays

Handling PTSD During the Holidays

  Christmas is a season to be jolly and enjoy time with family and friends. For a veteran with PTSD Christmas can be a challenging time. The Holidays are usually centered around large crowds and celebrations. This can make a veteran suffering with PTSD feel overwhelmed. I am a veteran and I also suffer from PTSD. I avoid large crowds at all costs. This makes it difficult for myself and other veterans with PTSD enjoy the holidays because most holiday events involve a crowd of people. The holidays may also remind veterans with PTSD of a loss they had during...


Errors VA Makes That Veterans Can Appeal

Errors VA Makes That Veterans Can Appeal

If you've been denied disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or believe your disability should have received a higher rating, you have the right to appeal the VA decision. You can win your appeal if you can show that the VA made an error on your claim. Sometimes veterans are denied benefits because of procedural mistakes made by the VA. Below are some of these errors made by the VA.    1. The VA Fails to Notify a Veteran of Required Evidence in a Claim: After a veteran applies for VA benefits, the VA is required to tell the veteran...


IMPROVEMENTS VA IS MAKING TO GET VETERANS CARE

IMPROVEMENTS VA IS MAKING TO GET VETERANS CARE

Many veterans suffer combat-related injuries, including mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and traumatic brain injury. Quality health care is crucial as veterans transition into civilian life. Many Americans have compassion for their veterans. These veterans have either been physically or mentally wounded in combat. From the Vietnam War to recent conflicts in the Middle East, there have been drastic changes in the level of care that these veterans receive at VA hospitals. Yet so many veterans are not receiving the healthcare they desperately need. Why is this? There are many things that prevent a veteran from...


Rally Point Apparel: Standing Proudly Behind Our Military

Rally Point Apparel: Standing Proudly Behind Our Military

Rally Point Apparel: Standing Proudly Behind Our Military For any American, the topic of security should be something that feels very close to home. As one of the most powerful nations in the world, America has found itself at odds with many different cultures. And every time we face off against a foe, we rely on our military to help us keep the peace. For many citizens, this is simply what we do as a country; we stand up for what matters. And that is part of the reason why we are so proud of our veterans; we know the...