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Unlocking Your Benefits: 5 Paths to VA Service Connection

For veterans seeking compensation and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), establishing service connection is a crucial step. Service connection refers to the link between a (...)

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Did You Know Migraines Can Be a Secondary Claim to Tinnitus?

As a veteran, you may experience multiple health conditions that can affect your overall quality of life. Tinnitus is one of the most common conditions experienced by veterans, and it can have a (...)

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Can My Discharge Status be Upgraded?

As a veteran, receiving a discharge status that is less than honorable can have severe consequences. It can affect your eligibility for VA benefits, employment opportunities, and even your ability to (...)

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What You Need to Know About the Pact ACT

As a veteran, you may have been exposed to toxic substances during your service, which can lead to long-term health issues. Fortunately, the PACT Act provides new benefits to help veterans who have (...)

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How Do I Calculate My VA Disability Rating?

In this blog post, we’ll explain the formula the VA uses to calculate combined ratings. What is a Combined Rating? A combined rating is a percentage that represents the overall impact of a (...)

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The VA Proposes Nine Respiratory Cancers to the Presumptive List

The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing to add nine respiratory cancers to the list of presumed service-connected disabilities for veterans who served any amount of time in the Southwest Asia (...)

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