Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax free monetary benefit paid to eligible survivors of military Servicemembers who died in the line of duty or eligible survivors of Veterans whose death resulted from a service-related injury or disease. Eligibility (Surviving Spouse) To qualify for DIC, a surviving spouse must meet the requirements below. The […]

The VA Aid & Attendance Benefit is a non-service connected pension available to wartime veterans and their surviving spouses to help with long-term care expenses including assisted living and in-home care. Eligibility for VA Aid & Attendance: 1. MILITARY: Veteran had 90 days active of service with one day during a qualified war period: a. […]

Agent Orange Claims: Were You Exposed? VETERANS WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM AND “IN COUNTRY” EVEN IF ONLY FOR A DAY, WERE EXPOSED TO AGENT ORANGE. BROWN WATER NAVY VETERANS AND BLUE WATER NAVY VETERANS WHO CAME ASHORE WERE ALSO EXPOSED TO AGENT ORANGE, AS WELL AS MANY OTHERS WHO SERVED DURING THE VIETNAM ERA. PRESUMPTION OF […]