veterans benefits

Legislation to speed benefits for vets
News Queens Courier Staff 5/27/2013 at 12:26PM

Congressmember Grace Meng has introduced legislation to eliminate the massive backlog of disability claims that forces veterans in Queens to wait an average of nearly 500 days for their benefits, one of the longest wait times in the entire country. “Forcing disabled veterans to wait such long periods of time to receive the vital benefits [...]

Benefits for veterans
News Queens Courier Staff 5/25/2013 at 10:32AM

The U.S. Department  of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits to our Nations Veterans and their families. In order to receive VA benefits certain criteria must be met. A veteran must have been honorably discharged and had at least one day of active service. Burial in a National Cemetery- Veterans, their spouses, [...]