HIREVets Gold Medallion awarded to Veterans Guardian

By |2019-11-19T17:47:44-05:00November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The United States Department of Labor has awarded Veterans Guardian the HIREVets Gold Medallion Award, the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. Veterans Guardian is one of 15 North Carolina employers that received the HIRE Vets Medallion.The award was established as part of

2020 VA Disability Pay Rates

By |2019-10-18T10:48:27-05:00October 14th, 2019|Benefits|

2020 VA Disability Compensation Rates The 2020 VA Disability Pay Rates are out! As a Veteran, do you have a disability rating from the VA of 10% or higher? Many military Veterans often take interest in the benefits associated with their rated conditions. The following chart will help you determine the tax-free monetary amount you

Nexus Letter

By |2019-11-01T10:29:40-05:00September 29th, 2019|Information|

A nexus letter links a Veteran's time in service and their current disability. It is by far the hardest element of service connection to prove. However, it's not impossible. This letter, in many situations, allows for evidence to point in favor towards the Veteran. With a nexus letter, Veterans increase their chance of a favorable claim

Patriot Foundation Dinner 2019

By |2019-10-10T16:39:40-05:00September 23rd, 2019|News|

The Patriot Foundation held its annual Soldiers Appreciation Dinner at Pinehurst Resort for 2019. Veterans Guardian is a proud corporate sponsor of the Patriot Foundation, donating over $10,000 in 2019. These funds provide scholarships for children to soldiers who have been killed, wounded, injured, or fell seriously ill. We appreciate all that the Patriot Foundation

What is a Lay Statement?

By |2019-11-01T10:41:42-05:00September 19th, 2019|Information|

What is a Lay Statement? A lay statement is a testimony provided by a veteran or someone close to a veteran to help establish the impacts of service connected injuries. Many times, these statements detail how a service-connected disability affects the veteran. This evidence is meant to create a picture of your daily life. It

Secondary Condition

By |2019-10-07T15:54:53-05:00September 13th, 2019|Types Of Claims|

Secondary Conditions Many Veterans are aware that they can file for direct service-connected conditions. What they don’t know is that they can file for a secondary condition. These conditions are service-connecting claims that can be filed for a condition worsening due to an already existing condition on file. For example, a Veteran files a claim

Who is Eligible For VA Disability?

By |2019-09-19T14:31:09-05:00September 12th, 2019|Information|

The Department of Veterans Affairs handles service-connecting disability claims for veterans and reservists. A veteran's VA Disability Rating determines the amount of tax-free, monthly monetary disability compensation they receive. So, who is eligible For VA Disability? An individual must meet the VA’s eligibility requirements in order to receive compensation from the government. VA Disability Compensation

Re-establishing Friends and Family Relationships

By |2019-09-19T14:24:49-05:00September 10th, 2019|Information|

Civilians often do not realize the challenges military members face as transitioning veterans. This can be especially difficult for veterans with PTSD. To that end, transitioning service members may have issues re-establishing and maintaining relationships with family and friends. Often, these issues relate to communication. There are several steps you can take that will help you

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