Half Of Ameican Veterans Not Aware of Benefitsby Michael Patrick Brewer on Nov. 26, 2012, under Veterans Benefits
The most striking aspect of this phenomena, is the number of men in their 80′s for whom I help gain the benefits they earned and were promised upon enlistment. many of them do not distinguish between the disability process and basic VA Health care. Many more are not aware of the non-service connected disability process. America works hard to keep its veterans healthy and out of hospitals.
Most Veterans Still Unaware of Benefits
Week of November 26, 2012
More than half of America’s veterans say they have little or no understanding of the benefits due them, despite efforts over recent years to match returning soldiers with the help and services they need. One major change came last week when a new law will mandate all departing servicemembers go through a series of detailed benefits sessions. For more information, read the full article on Military.com and visit the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Services webpage at www.va.gov/landing2_vetsrv.htm.