VA Eligibility Letter Postmortem

VA letter addressed to my dad on November 1, 2008: “According to records of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), you were stationed in the Republic of Vietnam during your military service.” The letter goes on to tell my father all about disability compensation he may be eligible for. Great! Just one problem:

Iowa Veteran Finds Himself Lost…

Here’s the link to the article: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/06/19/iowa-veteran-finds-himself-lost-in-vas-benefits-logjam/?test=latestnews Summary: Due to the backlog of paperwork at the VA, a 24-year-old former Marine who lost his leg in Iraq is still waiting to see if his full disability will be instated.  According to the article, ONE MILLION vets are waiting for their disability cases to be reviewed. … More Iowa Veteran Finds Himself Lost…