A new camouflage pattern will be replacing the current Universal Camouflage Pattern, but details of when the change will occur have no been released. The...
"Never leave anyone behind" is a mantra members of the military know very well. Unfortunately, it doesn't always get applied, as was evidenced when a veteran...
With security breaches and data theft reported every few weeks, you might wonder how secure your military pay information is in the myPay system. Here is what the DoD has to say: This is a Department of Defense (DOD) computer system. This computer system, which includes all related equipment, software, networks, and network devices, is […]
Q: I’m a veteran. If my grandson wants to go to college, can I transfer education benefits if I don’t use them? A: Unfortunately, no. Education benefits fall under the Transfer of Entitlement provision. Transfer of Entitlement (TOE): DoD may offer members of the Armed Forces on or after Aug.1, 2009, the opportunity to transfer benefits […]
Veterans receiving VA care for any condition may receive VA prosthetic appliances, equipment and services, such as home respiratory therapy, artificial limbs, orthopedic braces and therapeutic shoes, wheelchairs, powered mobility, crutches, canes, walkers, special aids, appliances, optical and electronic devices for visual impairment and other durable medical equipment and supplies. Veterans who are approved for a guide or […]
The VA may authorize veterans to receive care at a non-VA health care facility when the needed services are not available at the VA health care facility, or when the veteran is unable to travel the distance to the VA health care facility, or in the case of an emergency. Non-VA care must be authorized by VA […]
The VA’s Agent Orange Registry health exam alerts veterans to possible long-term health problems that may be related to Agent Orange exposure during their military service. The registry data helps VA understand and respond to these health problems more effectively. Contact your local VA Environmental Health Coordinator about getting an Agent Orange Registry health exam. About the […]