May 2017 Upcoming Veteran Events

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7th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll event – May 17th (location: Jesse Brown VAMC, 820 S. Damen Ave., Chicago) | Adaptive Judo for Veterans Adaptive Judo for Veterans | Blood Drive [all are welcome] (location: Jesse Brown VAMC, 820 S. Damen Ave., Chicago) Gary Area Vet Center – Community Access Point – Gary Area Vet Center | Community Event Mental Health Month (see attached flyer)|Research Week |Taoist Chi (location: Jesse Brown VAMC, 820 S. Damen Ave., Chicago) Taoist Chi | Veterans Hiring & Resource Fair – Veterans Hiring & Resource Fair | Warrior to Soul Mate (W2SM) Continue reading

VA taking steps to improve timeliness of benefit compensation appeals process

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The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) is taking steps to improve the timeliness of its benefit compensation appeals process, in which veterans who are dissatisfied with claims decisions by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) can appeal first to VBA, and then to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (the Board). Continue reading