Converting to VGLI
Veterans can convert up to $400,000 in coverage under Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI).
Date & Time: 8/22/15 | 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Location: Atlanta VA Medical Center, Ground Floor, Pete Wheeler Auditorium, 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033.
Join us and the Atlanta VA Medical Center for a town hall meeting where we will share information, listen to your feedback, and answer questions on VA disability compensation benefits, pension benefits, life insurance benefits, home loan benefits, education benefits, vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits, and health programs.
Parking: Enter through the south entrance of the auditorium and park on Deck E.
Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors.
We honor Navy and Marine Corps Veteran, Frank Petersen Jr., who was the first black aviator and the first black general in the Marine Corps. He died 8/25.
VA reduced the disability claims backlog to 98,535. It represents an 84% reduction from its peak of 611,000 claims in 3/13.
VA is reminding Veterans who have previously been denied for disability compensation claims to reapply. There have been changes in the laws including for military sexual trauma claims.
A reporter has followed up with 51 homeless Veterans in St. Louis, who were chosen last summer for free housing for up to one year, to see how they have done.