Camp Lejeune Presumptive Conditions General Information, Script, and FAQs

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Disability Compensation

Compensation: something, typically money, awarded to someone as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering. That definition is important to keep in mind when considering whether you should file a claim with the VA (or seek an increase). Some questions...

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Your Date of Claim

Your Date of Claim is the date as of which the VA will pay benefits (if authorized) and is identified in the benefits letter you receive from the VA. But how do they come up with that date? Generally speaking,...

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“I Didn’t Know…” 

You just learned that CFR 38 Parts three and four are the basis for VA decisions. It takes over a year of training before a Rater ever makes his/her first decision, and even then it is reviewed and approved...

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Informational Seminar March 16 2017

Informational Seminar Date: March 16, 2017 Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Location: NSWG 3 Classroom 455 Hornet Avenue Ford Island, Hawaii March 16 The seminar will consist of briefings and time for personal interviews. • 0900-1000 General benefits brief • 1000-1100 Education benefits brief • 1100-1200 UDT/SEAL Assn...

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OASIS Tentative Travel 2017

Tentative Travel One of the unique aspects of the OASIS Group is that for many of you, we come to you. We coordinate every year with units to put on Benefits Briefings to the SOF community. As of the date...

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Veteran Green Berets Peeved at POW/MIA Recovery Slowdown

BY JOHN STRYKER MEYER  02.13.2017 Two Green Beret associations are frustrated that only one veteran listed as missing from the Vietnam War has been publicly announced as accounted for since June 9. They expressed bitter disappointment that a new director...

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Veteran’s Benefits

The rules governing VA benefits are available for your reading pleasure, but don’t expect it to be easy to read or understand. The Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 3 covers the rules governing claims. It covers such items...

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