Michigan Veterans Benefits

Veterans Groups Call for VA Nursing Home Reform

Man looking out window sitting in wheelchair in nursing home November 27th, 2018

Six national veterans groups—including the American Legion—have called for the federal government to reform the standards of care residents receive at all Veterans Administration (VA) nursing home facilities. A detailed article on their concerns is available here. The six national veterans groups—representing nearly 5 million veterans—say Americans who risked their lives for their country endure…

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New VA Secretary Opposes Agent Orange Benefits for Navy Veterans

Navy ship in ocean September 20th, 2018

Robert Wilkie, the newly appointed secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has opposed a bill to extend benefits based on exposure to Agent Orange to Navy veterans who served during the Vietnam War. He based his opinion on high costs and insufficient evidence sailors were exposed to the toxic chemical. A detailed article on…

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