VA Tells Agent Orange Victims They’re Entitled to Benefits

Veterans Affairs offices all across the country, including right here in Massachusetts, are stepping up their efforts to help veterans who might have been exposed to Agent Orange many decades ago. Unfortunately, many veterans don’t know they were exposed to Agent Orange — or they don’t realize that the symptoms they’re experiencing can be traced… Read More »

New Bill Would Increase Accountability & Services at VA

  The U.S. Senate is getting behind a bill that would apply new accountability measures to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — much of it with bipartisan support.   The VA, of course, has long been the subject of intense criticism among veterans’ advocates. In recent years, the firestorm has gotten even hotter… Read More »

VA Extends Veterans Benefits to Gay Couples

Change is fast. Just last month, we told you about the U.S. Senate’s refusal to extend veterans benefits to gay couples, a hot-button point of contention for many years. Of course, that was before the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized gay marriage nationwide. View image | At the… Read More »