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Please, welcome new VET2VET podcast episode: #14 Undiagnosed Golf War Illness A prominent condition affecting Gulf War Veterans is a cluster of medically unexplained chronic symptoms that can include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, indigestion, insomnia, dizziness, respiratory disorders, and memory problems. VA refers to these illnesses as "chronic multisymptom illness" and "undiagnosed illnesses." We prefer not to use the term “Gulf War Syndrome” when referring to medically unexplained symptoms reported by Gulf War Veterans. Why? Because symptoms vary widely. Under
VETOVET posted a question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research ForumPlease, welcome new VET2VET podcast episode: https://youtu.be/XAoGOTJqbmA All claims for VA benefits begin with an application. Unless there are very unusual circumstances, a claimant should use the form that the VA specifies for the benefit desired. As with all VA forms, you should read the Form instructions carefully and get help if you are unsure of what is required. Starting March of 2015, the VA introduced a new process know as the "Intent to file" using VA Form 21-0966. This form notifies the VA that you intend to file a claim for VA compensation, pension, or survivors' be
VETOVET posted a question in VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims Research ForumPlease, welcome new VET2VET podcast episode: https://youtu.be/mrb4sRsQG9c Today we are joined by Thomas Wendel, DAV National area supervisor for West Cost Region. Some questions we covered with Tom: - how do you see the claim process and the best ways DAV thinks could give a veteran better odds? - if a veteran was to go to the DAV to file a claim, what should they bring with them to file a proper claim? - what are some basic conditions you see people file for on average? - what are common errors you see veterans make when filing a claim? - what do you think about ebenfits