Starting in 2022, military retirees and disabled vets are due to get the largest increase in their monthly checks since 1983. Many could see their monthly checks jump by hundreds of dollars. The adjustment rate was announced by the Social Security Administration this week, and it will be an increase of 5.9% compared to 2021. The VA is required to adjust disability … [Read more...] about Military Retirees, Disabled Vets Getting Largest Pay Raise in Decades Beginning in 2022
More than $300 million belonging to veterans could be unclaimed, and the VA is currently seeking out the veterans who may be owed refunds. The refund is for those who made GI Bill contributions through the Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program (VEAP). The VEAP program was available to active-duty military personnel who served between Jan. 1, 1977, and June 30, … [Read more...] about Are You Owed Money from VA? More Than 115,000 Veterans Could Be Due Up to $2,700 for GI Bill Refunds
Over 9 million veterans who are relying on physical and mental care programs could soon see their federal payments greatly impacted if the U.S. defaults on its debt limit. Democrat and Republican lawmakers are currently at odds over suspending the federal debt ceiling. If the U.S. defaults on its obligations, it poses a serious risk to veterans benefits, troop salaries, … [Read more...] about Over 9 Million Veterans Have Benefits Threatened by US Default
If you are a Post-9/11 GI Bill user, you will soon be required to contact the Department of Veterans Affairs every month to verify your school attendance before you’ll be able to get any payments. The new rule states that if you don’t verify your attendance, you don’t get any payment. TRENDING: Congress Gives U.S. Veterans a Generous Mortgage Relief Program - Confirm … [Read more...] about You Will Soon Be Required to Contact the VA Every Month to Receive Payment if You Are a GI Bill User
Over the past few days there have been outlets reporting that Biden has ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to withhold VA benefits from unvaccinated veterans. Many social media users have shared a screenshot of what looks like a controversial news headline saying that Biden recently gave the order to the VA. The reports have caused concern among some in the … [Read more...] about Are VA Benefits Being Withheld from Unvaccinated Veterans?