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Veteran Treatment Courts

Veteran Treatment Courts help veterans suffering from substance abuse or mental health issues with early intervention & treat...

The Appeals Process: Step 1

The 1st step in the appeal process is to file a written appeal with the local VA office or medical center that made the decis...

The Appeals Process Checklist

Are you submitting a VA appeal but not sure what to do? This appeals process checklist will help guide you through the proces...

The Appeals Process Overview

Was your recent VA disability compensation award not enough? Have you been denied VA education, pensions, or health care bene...

The Appeals Process: Step 5

If you wish you can request a personal hearing, a meeting between you and a the official who will decide your case.

The Appeals Process: Step 7

If you disagree with the Board's final ruling, you can appeal to the Court of Veterans Appeals for Veterans Claims within 120...

The Appeals Process: Step 6

The Board will notify you when it gets your appeal from the local VA office. When your turn arrives, your file will be examin...

The Appeals Process: Step 3

You can represent yourself or you can choose to be represented by a Veteran's Service Organization or state's veterans depart...

Avoiding Scams

Military members are especially vulnerable to scammers, learn how to protect yourself

Military Law Overview

Military law also known as the Uniform Code of Military Justice applies to all active-duty, reserve & Guard military personne...

Legal Checklist

These concerns are the ones many people often hesitate to think about, but they can be very helpful in the right situation.
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2018 Military Pay Charts

Check out the 2018 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.

Military Retired Pay Overview

The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfor...