MORE ABOUT THE SEABEES AND THEIR ROLE IN HISTORY
VETERANS HEALTH RELATED INFORMATION
VETERANS MORTGAGE INFORMATION & FINANCIAL PLANNING
- Mesothelioma Treatment Community
Mesothelioma Treatment Community is dedicated to the assistance and guidance of asbestos and mesothelioma victims around the world. They inspire hope during unbearable times and also provide palliative care and comprehensive information to help guide patients and their loved ones toward the answers and support they need to improve their quality of life, prognosis, and life expectancy. Information available on their website includes asbestos exposure by Military Branch, Mesothelioma compensation, and Healthcare options.
Approximately thirty percent of patients diagnosed with mesothelioma are veterans who have served in the U.S. military. The high rate of veteran victims is due to the reliance of the military on asbestos for numerous applications. In previous years, the military used asbestos for its heat-resistant and fireproof characteristics. The Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard all utilized asbestos in nearly every form of transportation, electrical wiring, housing and insulation, just to name a few. Mesothelioma.net is here to help any veteran who has been diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer. Contact them at 1-800-692-8608 to find out if you are eligible to receive compensation.
Mesothelioma Lawyer Center
For over 20 years the Mesothelioma Lawyer Center has been helping Veterans connect with leading mesothelioma lawyers in their area. There are many law firms that handle mesothelioma cases, and the choices available to affected Veterans and their families may seem overwhelming. We eleviate the confusion and help you locate only the top lawyers. Our Patient Advocates will help you obtain the financial compensation you need to help with treatments and provide a better quality of life.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center
The goal of the Mesothelioma Veterans Outreach is to reach veterans and their families who have been affected by mesothelioma and connect them to free veteran specific resources and support. 1/3 of all mesothelioma patients are veterans, since 2004 over 5,000 veterans have died from mesothelioma. The reason this cancer targets so many veterans is because of the prevalence of asbestos use in the military in the past. A large part of our mission is to help spread awareness to veterans and their families.
Veterans make up the largest group of mesothelioma victims, but many veterans avoid making VA and asbestos trust claims because they are complex and time-consuming. Our VA-accredited claims and evidence specialists have streamlined the process for all types of claims and will help veterans better understand the necessary paperwork, and will provide assistance for writing an exposure fact report. Our Patient Advocates also assist in gathering all the necessary documentation for trust fund applications.
Mesothelioma Resource Online
If you are a veteran recently diagnosed with mesothelioma, or are a loved one of someone that has been diagnosed, the Mesothelioma Resource Online website can provide you with all the latest information regarding this disease including new treatments, clinical trials, and diagnostic essentials. Includes a form to request an information packet.
Find out what the Affordable Care Act Means for Vets
The Affordable Care Act is designed to provide health insurance at reasonable rates, lower costs, and improve the quality and coordination of health care. The TurboTax website explains clearly the options available to Vets including ACA requirements, qualifying VA coverage, how that coverage affects other plans, coverage of family members, and the impact on Vets' tax returns. Check out the TurboTax Exemption Check online tool to help determine tax penalty exemption status.
SUPPORT RESOURCES FOR VETERANS
Credit Critics: Mortgage & Refinance Guide for People with Disabilities
The Credit Critics have assembled a comprehensive guide to mortgage and housing resources for people with disabilities. Links to the Housing Authority for each state as well as mortgage calculators, payment options and programs for Disabled Individuals are included on their site.
Retirement Planning and Pensions for Veterans
According to the US department of Veterans Affairs, there are nearly 22 million military veterans living in the United States today. When it comes to preparing for the golden years, veterans and their families have many resources at their fingertips. By combining military offerings with Social Security income, savings plans and annuities our veterans can come one step closer to handling future expenses. Check out your options on the Annuity.org website.
VA Home Loan Centers: Help with VA Home Loans
The Veteran's home loan program began in 1944. Since then, the VA loan has helped over 20 million Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel and their families purchase homes. VA Home Loan Centers help eligible individuals receive a VA home loan and short sales all over the country; those people eligible include veterans, active-duty military members, a surviving spouse and in some cases even a civilian. To apply for a VA loan click here.
Housing and Mortgages for Veterans
Refinance & Mortgage Guide for People with Disabilities
The Total Guide: Home Buying for People With Disabilities
NEWS AND INFORMATION CONCERNING VETERANS
The Army Times Online
Make the Connection: Shared experiences and support for Veterans
Make the Connection provides personal video testimonials and resources to help Veterans discover ways to improve their lives. The site also provides informational resources on mental health conditions such as PTSD and traumatic brain injury, symptoms of problems such as drug and alcohol abuse, and life experiences such as transitioning from service and dealing with family and relationship challenges.
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