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Date & Time: 11/5/15 | 8:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Houston VA Regional Benefit Office, 6900 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77030
Event: Join us for a claims clinic where Veterans can submit a disability compensation claim, submit evidence and speak to a claims processor. We will share information, answer questions on VA benefits, listen to feedback, help with registering for an eBenefits account, assist with vocational rehabilitation and employment claims, and speak with Regional Loan Center representatives.
Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, survivors, and stakeholders
Date: 11/11/15 | 9:00AM-12:30PM
Location: City Hall Hermann Square, 513 Walker St, Houston, Texas 77002
Event: Participate with the annual 'Houston Salutes American Heroes' Veterans Day celebration.The day will consist of the AT&T Job & Resource Fair that will be on-site to recruit and offer employment resources for veterans from 30+ corporations; the US Family Health Plan Health Fair, offering free health screenings and flu shots to veterans; a ceremony to salute our veterans and military personnel, with a notable public figure delivering a keynote address, dignitaries, 21-gun salute. The ceremony will be followed by the Veterans Day Parade which will include thousands of, military organizations, ROTC leaders, marching bands and veterans of all eras. For more information, visit the Houston Veterans Day Parade website.
VA can sometimes presume that a Veteran's diagnosed disabilities were caused by their military service. If the circumstances of service caused the condition, VA will award compensation.
Are 180 days from separating or retiring? Are you planning on filing for VA disability compensation? If so, learn about VA's Benefits Delivery at Discharge program.
Your VA disability compensation rating is not the simple sum of the percentages of your medical conditions. Instead, VA uses the combined ratings table to calculate disability percentages.
Feel empowered by taking control of your future with these six financial planning tips for Veterans and Servicemembers.
In addition to your federal benefits, your state also offers its own benefits and services to Vets and their families.
The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) is expanding its outreach to women Veterans with a new online, one-to-one chat function.
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