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20 Veterans Die Every Day By Suicide

June 27th is designated PTSD Awareness Day

By The Old Sarge

In World War I, they called it shell shock. During, and a long time after World War II, the common term was combat stress reaction. These days, we know this mental health issue as post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

No matter the term used, when it comes to veterans trying to battle though the fog of post-combat stress, far too many take their life into their […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Veterans|

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Help On the Way for Vets Denied VA benefits

By Brett Buchanan, Allsup VA-Accredited Claims Agent

Military veterans received some good news regarding their VA disability benefits last week. A new federal court ruling will help thousands of previously denied veterans qualify for VA disability benefits.

On April 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Veterans|

Never a Day Off―Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Some years ago back in another century, I was in the Air Force and based in San Antonio, Texas. We were in between wars at the time, and my fellow airmen and I busied ourselves with the mundane tasks of peacetime.

One day, I passed by a young officer in […]

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: Health, Veterans|

Win $500 and a Trip to Denver Just Because We Believe You

People don’t believe people with invisible disabilities. That’s why people with invisible disabilities get nasty notes on their cars when they park in disabled spots, even when their placards are clearly visible. That’s why their disability benefits are denied even when their doctors say they can’t work. That’s why […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Health, Veterans|

Disability Benefits After an Organ Transplant

Organ transplants are life changing, but it’s imperative that transplant recipients pace their return to normal activities. A slow return to normal activities can make an immediate return to work challenging, which means making ends meet financially can be a concern for transplant recipients and their families.

Fortunately, there is […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Categories: Health, Veterans|

Care, Support and Resources for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Most people know that February is Heart Month but few know that the week of the 7th-14th is also Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week.

Recently, there has been a wave of awareness for CHD. That is wonderful, but the belief that following surgery a patient is “fixed,” or that CHD […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Categories: Health, Veterans|
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