How VA Disability Compensation is Computed

Eligibility for Veteran Disability benefits requires a service member to obtain a disability rating from the (Veterans Affair) VA office. Individuals can do this by filing a claim with the VA using Form 21-526, or the Veterans Application for Compensation or Pension. If the form is filed within one year of release from duty, the…

Wartime Occupational Hazards: Depleted Uranium

Nearly every kind of occupation or career carry with them an extent of danger, but none more so than what professionals in the military faces on a regular basis. In fact, aside from the obvious perils of wartime, toxic exposure (not necessarily from biological weapons) is also a constant threat that many veterans – with…