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Proving Gulf War Syndrome claims (Part 2 of 2)

Proving Gulf War Syndrome claims (Part 2 of 2)

This post is part of a two-part series summarizing the so-called "Gulf War presumption" of service connection. You can click here to read the first post. What is a Qualifying Chronic Disability? To get the presumption of service connection for Gulf War syndrome, a...

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We The People

We The People

This article was written by Yalitza Ledgister.  In June 2020, I promised that, in an effort to take a step towards ending the systematic oppression of Black veterans, I would hire a writer to elevate the voices of Black veterans, veterans of color, women veterans and...

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What is Gulf War Syndrome claims (Part 1 of 2)

What is Gulf War Syndrome claims (Part 1 of 2)

What is Gulf War Syndrome? This post is part of a two-part series summarizing the so-called "Gulf War presumption" of service connection. You can click here to read the second post. In this first part, we are going to explore, in the specific context of VA claims,...

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Calling Out to End Racism.

Calling Out to End Racism.

This article was written by Yalitza Ledgister of the law firm of Attig | Curran | Steel, PLLC (I'm told a link to Yalitza's bio is coming soon).  In June 2020, I promised that, in an effort to take a step towards ending the systematic oppression of Black veterans, I...

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What is a REAL veteran?

What is a REAL veteran?

When the Veterans Law Blog® started in 2007, there was nothing like it. I was the only lawyer teaching veterans - on a blog - how to improve and hopefully win their VA claims and appeals. Thirteen years later, this blog reaches hundreds of thousands of veterans every...

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