The Oakland VA Problem is an Issue for All Veterans: Response to the KQED Forum
After stepping up to serve our country, veterans should not be shortchanged access to their benefits.In no other area, in or out of government, would this wait time be acceptable. So why is it okay for veterans?
The Veterans Benefits system is extremely complex and difficult to navigate, particularly for those veterans suffering from debilitating physical and psychological illness. There are few advocates and attorneys who are qualified to represent veterans with their disability claim and even fewer who can assist veterans who are denied benefits because they received an less than Honorable discharge from the military.Therefore, far too many veterans never see the full measure of their claim such as receiving retroactive awards and adequate disability ratings for service-connected... [via Swords To Plowshares]
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