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Is The Dav There To Help Veterans Or The Va?

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I have a simple question and would really appreciate some other veterans thoughts on this matter. Does the DAV work for the Veterans or the VA?

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I have a simple question and would really appreciate some other veterans thoughts on this matter. Does the DAV work for the Veterans or the VA?

I am sure that you can, by the way that your post is worded, get some people to unload on the DAV.

But, that's not the purpose of the hadit board.

If, on the other hand, you are really serious, then I'd have to say that the DAV is one of our country's oldest Veterans Service Organizations, and, as such, has been a good advocate for the veterans.

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I think that the VA uses the DAV to maintain the fiction it has that it is here to help Veterans. Many VSO's are good and can help a Veteran file a claim but after that the Veteran unfortunately is on their own to win the claim.

There are not enough VSO's to handle the claims the VA has open in my opinion. Its really up to the Veteran to interview and select a VSO that they can have confidence in cause the DAV is not responsible for a single claim and that is the rub.

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I have a simple question and would really appreciate some other veterans thoughts on this matter. Does the DAV work for the Veterans or the VA?

ihad too do all the leg work on my claims4rys and many many hours on pc and hacit was the best help,u can get annswers here. wish u luck p.s but dav will take all the credit and want u too take and join there club$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$4for life.

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I think that the VA uses the DAV to maintain the fiction it has that it is here to help Veterans. Many VSO's are good and can help a Veteran file a claim but after that the Veteran unfortunately is on their own to win the claim.

This has been my experience too.

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Yeah, the DAV told my dad to be happy with 50%...I took hold of his case and he is now 100% plus A/A!!!

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