One veteran wrote in this week after being misinformed via an Individual Unemployability myth from a VA Voc Rehab counselor that TDIU veterans couldn’t use Voc Rehab wondering if the claim was true. This claim is flatly false. Veterans with 100% Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) can and do use Voc Rehab for retraining. Now you have it, I destroyed the myth. … [Read more...] about Individual Unemployability Myth Destroyed – Vets Can Use Voc Rehab With 100% TDIU
Professor Dan Gade says disability pay for disabled veterans is “harmful” and that it causes the veteran to “lose the sense of identity and self-worth that can come from work,” according to a NY Times article yesterday. Do you agree? The Lt. Colonel of the US Army and West Point graduate believes disability compensation makes veterans “abuse drugs and alcohol.” Gade believes … [Read more...] about West Point Professor Dan Gade Says Disability Pay ‘Harmful’
Disabled veteran Eric Hughes confronted Secretary McDonald over a secret, clandestine C&P examiner website, where VA examiners can swap stories about disabled veterans with no oversight. [https://cpexaminers.wikispaces.com/] [Note: Website Was Taken Down, 12/19/14, see Facebook Group or PDF on Wiki] Hughes uncovered this hugely secretive website and other resources used … [Read more...] about Clandestine C&P Examiner Website Uncovered
CBS just covered an amazing program where many unemployed disabled veterans were awarded invaluable elite training to help them transition into great careers - not from Voc Rehab. The training was provided by the NS2 Serves program that teaches veterans valuable jobs skills required to transition from the battle field into lucrative careers. The interviews and footage included … [Read more...] about Unemployed Disabled Vets Bypass Voc Rehab To Get Elite Training
Voc Rehab has amazing resources available to veterans where self-employment is a feasible goal, but rumors are circling the nation that the program is discouraging entrepreneurship. Counselors are now telling veterans that self-employment programs get stonewalled by DC bureaucrats – taking months without getting a response. One veteran recently reported: Update on … [Read more...] about Why Is Voc Rehab Hating On Veteran Owned Businesses?