Representing Only Veterans and Their Families Since 1996
 
The Veterans Law Office
of Katrina J. Eagle


                                       Links to Helpful Sites


Would you like to learn more about how VA operates or some history concerning the topics that affect your case?

The links below may help:


The Alvin L.Young Collection On Agent Orange
The largest collection of AO science I've found.

BVA
The Board of Veterans' Appeals

CMS
Medicare and Medicaid services

CRSC
The Combat Related Special Compensation benefit may eliminate the offset of your retired pay and a VA disability award. This Army site also covers CRDP, Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay. The Navy / USMC site is here. The Air Force provides information here and Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Disability worksheets
These are what the examiner should follow during your C & P exam.

FOIA
The Freedom of Information Act is a handy tool to have available. If you were ever involved in any covert activity or if you can't find the records you need, all government agencies react to FOIA.

Google Scholar
Articles, Legal Opinions & Journals

IOM
The Institute of Medicine

Title 38
The whole thing, including DEA, VBA, DIC and much more

Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
PART 3—Adjudication

TITLE 38--Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
PART 17--Medical

The Federal Register

Fedstats
Statistics from more than 100 agencies

GSA
Need an obscure form? It may be here

M21-1MR
VA's instruction manual

Office of the General Counsel
Public notice of interpretations of the General Counsel that must be followed in benefit matters.

GAO
The U.S. Government Accountability Office  (The investigative arm of Congress).

VAOIG
The Inspector General of the VA.

The House Committee On Veterans Affairs
The authorizing Committee for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

U.S. Senate Committee On Veterans Affairs
Reviewing all matters relating to veterans: Compensation, Life insurance, National cemeteries, Pensions, Readjustment, Soldiers' and sailors' relief, medical care, Veterans' measures generally, Vocational rehab and education.


Government Health IT
Learn about Information Technology as it's used in health care applications in government applications. Geeks only, please.

Thomas
Legislative information from the Library of Congress

The Veterans History Project
First hand accounts of military service and war told by the veterans who were there.

Priority Groups
Everything you wanted to know about Priority groups and associated benefits.

A 21st Century System for Evaluating Veterans for Disability Benefits (2007)
Recommendations for change.

C & P Service Clinicians Guide
This is a "must-read" for anyone who is having a Compensation and Pension Examination.

NIH
The National Institutes of Health

Office of the General Counsel - Precedent Opinions
1989 - 2008


RefDesk Dot Com
The fact checker for the Internet

USCAVC
The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims


VA Forms
VA has a form for everything. There's even a form to request more forms. Wow.

VA Handbooks
Almost every topic imaginable.


The VA Home Page
One of the more useful sites on the Internet. It isn't the easiest to navigate but once you have the hang of it, there is a lot of data here.

VBA Monday Morning Workload Reports
Do we really get farther behind each week? Could these reports be more inconclusive and vague?


VAWatchdogToday dot Org


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