WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Veterans should be allowed to use private services to get benefits by Bob Smith
Veteran Service Organizations, including American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and others, have been given the primary duty of shepherding disabled veterans through the VA’s benefits claims process.
STARS AND STRIPES: VSOs should back a PLUS Act that gives vets options By David Cook
The Veterans of Foreign Wars has led this fight against PLUS, arguing that disabled veterans are being tricked into paying for such support, and that these private “claims sharks” exist only to defraud veterans and take their money.
OP-ED: WE ARE THE MIGHTY - Veteran Benefits Guide: The roadmap to getting your benefits by Michael Licari
VBG provides an important service that gives support not only to veterans, but to the VA and to taxpayers because it makes the submission process more efficient. By helping veterans submit thorough, accurate claims to the VA, VBG makes it easier for the VA to evaluate applications and to ensure that veterans receive the correct disability rating and related financial support.
Veteran Benefits Guide Announces Sponsorship of 2023 Military Influencer Conference
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG), which helps Veterans across the U.S. navigate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) disability compensation benefits process, today announced that it will sponsor the 2023 Military Influencer Conference (MIC), an event that brings together influential leaders, transitioning service members, executives, entrepreneurs and brands in the military space.
Augusta Free Press: GUARD Act vs. PLUS Act: Veterans should study dueling bills on health care
The GUARD Act outright BANS anyone from helping veterans with filing benefits claims unless they are VA-accredited attorneys, under threat of criminal penalties. Meanwhile, the PLUS Act would instead simplify and expand the VA-accreditation process. Both would add needed oversight, set limits to costs to veterans, and require those offering services to be VA-approved.
Veteran Benefits Guide Announces Sponsorship of Professional Bull Riders Championship Events
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG) announced that it is teaming up with the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) to sponsor the organization’s Salute to Service experience during its upcoming Challengers Series Championship and Team Series Championship events taking place October 19 to 22 in Las Vegas.
Veteran Benefits Guide Announces Sponsorship of Inaugural MCON 2023
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG) announced that it will be a founding partner and presenting sponsor of the first-ever MCON 2023, an event that brings Veterans together to celebrate their collective service, purpose, and sacrifice.
Veterans Groups and Relief Organizations Letter to Congressional Leaders in Support of PLUS for Veterans Act
The PLUS Act highlights the importance of collaboration between the private sector and governmental oversight — bringing together a more adaptive and flexible system, tailoring assistance to individual veterans' needs, and honoring the service and sacrifices of our nation's heroes. We strongly urge you to consider the potential drawbacks of the GUARD Act and promising alternatives like The PLUS Act.
Veteran Benefits Guide Expands Management Team to Bolster Expertise Behind Its Commitment to Serving America’s Veterans
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG), which helps Veterans across the U.S. to navigate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) disability compensation benefits process, today announced the addition of two executives to its management team as the company continues to expand expertise to enhance services and fulfill its mission of supporting America’s military Veterans.
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG) Partners with U.S. Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) to Provide Employment Opportunities to Military Families
Veteran Benefits Guide today announced its partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP), which connects military spouses with hundreds of employers who commit to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses.
STARS AND STRIPES: Plus For Veterans Act Is An Overdue Step Forward For Veterans' Benefits by Roger Champ
Led by Rep. Jack Bergman, of Michigan, on the Republican side and Rep. J. Luis “Lou” Correa, of California, on the Democratic side, the PLUS for Veterans Act takes aim at the VA backlog by fundamentally streamlining the claims review process. It proposes a thorough overhaul of the current system, enhancing the preparation, presentation and pursuit of VA benefit claims.
OP-ED: MILITARY.COM - Veterans Deserve Choice In How They Obtain Disability Benefits by Josh Smith
Veterans have served our country with honor and distinction. If our VA disability system is too complicated to be navigated on your own or with available free help, veterans deserve to have the choice of using experienced private-sector guides to help them receive the full benefits they earned from their service in a timely manner.
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG) Awards Eight Public Education Foundation (PEF) Military Officer Scholarships to ROTC Students at University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Veteran Benefits Guide (VBG) today announced that it has sponsored eight students to receive Public Education Foundation (PEF) Military Officer Scholarships this year.
LETTER-TO-THE-EDITOR: KFF HEALTH NEWS - Veterans Deserve Choice In How They Claim VA Disability Benefits
At Veteran Benefits Guide, our focus is on ensuring veterans submit fully developed, accurate claims to the VA, which helps get the correct rating for the veteran the first time, avoids the need for costly appeals and speeds up the final benefits decision.
THE HILL: Congress Should Not Restrict Care For Veterans — Deficit Be Damned by Ret. Col. Preston McLaughlin
Earlier this month, a group of House Republicans led by Reps. Jack Bergman of Michigan and Nancy Mace of South Carolina were joined by Democrat Lou Correa of California to co-sponsor the PLUS for Veterans Act of 2023.