Tag: Veterans

VA Announces Great News for Early Vietnam Veterans (and Their Survivors) Affected by Agent Orange

The Veterans Administration announced that it will begin reviewing previously denied claims for disability for a specific category of Veterans arising from their service during the early years of the Vietnam Conflict.  These veterans are known as the Blue Water Navy Veterans.  These soldiers were denied service-connected disability compensation because they did not have “boots


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How to Help a Veteran Who Struggles with Depression

Depression involves prolonged feelings of sadness, despondency, and an overall loss of interest in people and activities a person may have once enjoyed. The consequences of severe depression can be devastating, and unfortunately, they are all too common in military veterans. According to the RAND Center for Military Health Policy Research, an estimated 20 percent


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