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Veterans Corner Radio focuses on what those who have served in the military, and their families need to know to maximize the services and benefits due to them. No matter if you are currently serving or got out 50 years ago, this program will give you answers to questions you didn’t even know you should be asking. Among those who have been and will be sharing their knowledge are those from the Department of Defense (DOD), Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Benefits Administration, National Cemetery Administration, members of Congress (both House and Senate), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), American Legion, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of World Wars (MOWW), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), just to name a few.You will learn, among many other things, how to use the VA claim process, the services offered by the James A Haley VA Hospital that your local VA hospital may also offer and how to make use of them, and how to access educational benefits and home loans. What you have just read is the tip of the iceberg; there is so much more captured in the shows already posted and those yet to come. Each show is roughly a 15-minute investment in your future and that of your family. Start now to gain the knowledge that will serve you and your family, just as you served your country. We are not a part of any governmental organization.

Veterans Corner Radio focuses on what those who have served in the military, and their families need to know to maximize the services and benefits due to them. No matter if you are currently serving or got out 50 years ago, this program will give you answers to questions you didn’t even know you should be asking. Among those who have been and will be sharing their knowledge are those from the Department of Defense (DOD), Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Benefits Administration, National Cemetery Administration, members of Congress (both House and Senate), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), American Legion, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of World Wars (MOWW), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), just to name a few.You will learn, among many other things, how to use the VA claim process, the services offered by the James A Haley VA Hospital that your local VA hospital may also offer and how to make use of them, and how to access educational benefits and home loans. What you have just read is the tip of the iceberg; there is so much more captured in the shows already posted and those yet to come. Each show is roughly a 15-minute investment in your future and that of your family. Start now to gain the knowledge that will serve you and your family, just as you served your country. We are not a part of any governmental organization.

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United States

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Veterans Corner Radio focuses on what those who have served in the military, and their families need to know to maximize the services and benefits due to them. No matter if you are currently serving or got out 50 years ago, this program will give you answers to questions you didn’t even know you should be asking. Among those who have been and will be sharing their knowledge are those from the Department of Defense (DOD), Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Benefits Administration, National Cemetery Administration, members of Congress (both House and Senate), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), American Legion, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Military Order of World Wars (MOWW), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), just to name a few.You will learn, among many other things, how to use the VA claim process, the services offered by the James A Haley VA Hospital that your local VA hospital may also offer and how to make use of them, and how to access educational benefits and home loans. What you have just read is the tip of the iceberg; there is so much more captured in the shows already posted and those yet to come. Each show is roughly a 15-minute investment in your future and that of your family. Start now to gain the knowledge that will serve you and your family, just as you served your country. We are not a part of any governmental organization.

Language:

English

Contact:

8136410816


Episodes

Do you know of a veterans group or one that serves vets who may need money, then listen in. Eighty Million has already been distribute and more is avaialble.

7/10/2022
Ann Marie Dougherty is CEO of the Bob Woodruff Foundation. On Jan. 29, 2006, while reporting on U.S. and Iraqi security forces for ABC’s “World News Tonight,” Bob Woodruff was seriously injured by a roadside bomb that struck his vehicle near Taji, Iraq. Following his recovery, he and his wife founded the Bob Woodruff Foundation. To date, the foundation has invested over $80 million to find, fund, and shape programs helping veterans, service members, and their families nationwide. Listen in...

Duration:00:20:14

The VA provides a lot of help to paralyzed vets but there is more that can be done and the Paralyzed Veterans of America organization fills the gap. If you are paralyzed in any way or want to help those who are listen in.

7/3/2022
Charles Brown, President of Paralyzed Veterans of America, a paralyzed veteran himself shares information on the many valuable services provided to our brave men and women who have developed a debilitating paralysis. I was amazed at all the organization can do to make life a little bit easier for those with paralytic injuries and believe it or not some illnesses result in paralysis.

Duration:00:18:35

Are you a vet needing a job or the training to get one. We may have the answer.

6/26/2022
Nick Pamperin Executive Director of Veteran Readiness & Employment shares with our audience this powerful education-based program that is complementary to but separate from the Gi Bill assistance of which many of us are aware. The goal of the organization is to assist veterans to find and preparing for jobs within their scope of abilities. Listen in to see how this program might just be what you need upon which to build a life.

Duration:00:17:39

Do you or do you in someone you love seem to have a personality change as they grow older? I might be what is becoming known as Delayed PTSD. Listen in to see why it might be well to get a check up.

6/19/2022
Abigail Angkaw, Deputy Associate Chief of staff for Outpatient Mental Health Operations, VA San Diego gives us a first look at a developing challenge, Delayed Onset PTSD. We have all heard about our troops returning from war being affected by this mental disorder, but normally it manifests itself in short order. Now the VA is seeing cases appearing years after the event that triggers it. Listen in to this in-depth update.

Duration:00:20:13

VA dental treatment. Who is eligible and some things that might suprise you. Dr. Patricia Arola, Asst. Under Secretary for Dentistry answers some important questions.

6/12/2022
Dr. Patricia Arola, Asst. Under Sec. for health for Dentistry outlines who is eligible for dental care through the VA system and also discusses lower-cost options for government-sponsored dental insurance. More importantly, she also suggested there might be a path to dental care through a referral from your primary care doctor. Listen in to hear the details.

Duration:00:16:15

VA can set you up with a cost free, fully functioning bank account. Listen to hear how you can get one.

6/5/2022
Charles Tapp, Chief of VA Financial Services explains how VA has established a working relationship with numerous banks and credit unions to supply a cost free, fully functioning bank account to any veteran. Veterans can get these accounts in order for them to receive direct deposit of funds to their account rather than waiting for paper checks that are increasingly being stolen.

Duration:00:16:29

VA is working on diagnosing illnesses before you even get sick.You could be cured before you know you are even ill.

5/29/2022
This is not your grandfather’s VA, nor is it even that of your dad. The VA is currently on the cutting edge of providing not only up-to-date medical treatment but also advanced medical treatment as well. Listen in to hear Gary Velasquez, CEO, Cogitativo explain how Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence if you prefer, is being used to provide you with advanced treatment even when you don’t know that you need it.

Duration:00:16:59

Why the VA Emergency Room may well be your best choice.

5/20/2022
Dr. Chad Kessler, VA Executive Director of the Emergency Program Office discusses the reasons why going to a VA Emergency Room may be your best option. The Mission Act gives us all the right to utilize Commercial Emergency Rooms but is it the right choice? In many instances, it is not. Listen in to hear why going to the VA medical center Emergency Room might be your smartest move.

Duration:00:18:49

Prostate Cancer, what is new in its treatment and is it always something that should be treated. What are the alternatives?

5/15/2022
Dr. Evangelia Katsoulakis came to us at the behest of Dr. Kelly, the chief of the VA National Oncology Program Office. While on this show Dr. Kelly offered to help us find specialists in various cancers who are experts. In the Prostate Cancer area, he suggested we have Dr. Katsoulakis, a specialist on the staff of the James A Haley VA Medical center. I learned a lot about Prostate Cancer, its detection and treatment from her. You will learn too when you listen in to this show.

Duration:00:18:24

Criteria for benefit payments to both veterans and survivors along with some good news on how pensions will be paid. Listen in to learn more.

5/8/2022
Deputy Director Kevin Friel, Veterans Administration Office of Pensions and Fiduciary Services was on our program back in October of 2021 and the program was so popular in the way he outlined how to control your benefits, we brought him back. In this program he begins by sharing criteria for benefit payments to both veterans and survivors along with some good news on how pensions will be paid. Listen in to learn more.

Duration:00:18:23

Have a back ache, there may be help comming. Hear from Dr. Kevin White about advances in the spinal cord clinic.

5/1/2022
Dr. Kevin White MD, Chief of Spinal Cord Injury James A Haley VA Hospital. You will learn so much listening to Dr. White as he speaks to the newest treatment for not only Spinal Cord Injuries but also for several other afflictions like ALS that are a challenge for their department. There is so much being done and various spokes working on different types of treatment all come together to provide our vets the best of care. Learn from him the advancements we are making in robotics and...

Duration:00:18:37

Have you used up your education Benefits? Well there might be good news, as some additional benefits have become available.

4/24/2022
Ricardo Da Silva, VA Education Services Program Integration Officer shares an Educational office update. Did you know if you have used up your VA education benefits that there may be a second bite at the apple, and you may be eligible for up to one year of what amounts to full benefits? Listen in to hear how. Ricardo Da Silva, VA Education Services Program Integration Officer shares information on several aspects of VA education information, including some vital information on staying...

Duration:00:17:03

The NEED IS GREAT! We all like to hear, "Thank you for your service." But now the VA needs ours, whether you served in the past or not the VA needs volunteers. Will you be one of them.

4/17/2022
This interview is with Sabrina C. Clark, Ph.D., Director, VA Center for Development & Civic Engagement (CDCE) (formerly VA Voluntary Service) VHA Office of Operations. VA Director Clark is an exciting person to talk with. She does a great job of explaining the needs for volunteers at our local VAs. There is a job for everyone who wishes to help individual veterans and their families by calling them on a regular basis to help those who are struggling to understand that they are not alone....

Duration:00:19:06

Our national Blood Supply is at risk. We currently are down to one day of less reserves of blood. The VA is asking everyone that can or might be able to give blood to do so. Go to any blood draw and ask it be credited to the VA.

4/10/2022
Dr. Wang-Rodrigues discussed the current need for blood, both in the VA and the civilian world. The pandemic has struck again. Both rules and fear have kept many from donating. The VA is currently at a reserve of one day’s blood supply. They ask that, if you can, please become part of their Roll Up Your Sleeves VA blood drive. You can go to any blood draw facility and tell them you want to donate in the name of the VA Roll Up Your Sleeves blood drive and the VA will get credit. I learned a...

Duration:00:18:06

For many dependant Champ VA is a major boost to their standard of living. Having comprehensive health care can take a lot of finacial worry out of everyday life. Tune in to learn more about this great program from Scott Fromm, Executive Director of Delive

4/3/2022
Director Fromm is back to bring us information on the Champ VA insurance program. What is it? How does one qualify for it? What is the cost associated with it? Will it cover you if you are traveling or living offshore? These are just some of the questions that this program will answer.

Duration:00:17:51

Afghan war veteran Ben Peterson has through his organization Engage Your Destiny set up a remarkable welcome home Vietnam Vets in Daytona Beach Florida. You will want to know about it and if possible attend.

3/27/2022
Ben Peterson is an Afghanistan War veteran who was taken by the reception he received when he came home from his tour of duty. He was welcomed by bands playing, flags flying high, and cheering crowds. This is in stark contrast to the pictures he had seen when the Vietnam veterans came home. He also noticed that the Vietnam vets, even after being treated so badly, committed themselves to serve their fellow veterans. Armed with a sizeable list of sponsors, he and his organization are...

Duration:00:18:58

Do you know what medical benefits you have from the VA or Champva if you are living or traveling overseas. Listen in to Scott Fromm, Executive Director of Delivery Operations, for VA Community Care. to hear part one of this two part program.

3/20/2022
Director Fromm talks with us today about the VA’s Foreign Medical Program. Did you know that if you lived overseas or were traveling in a foreign country, you might have some medical benefits coming to you should become sick or injured? Should you develop any Service-Connected injury or illness, any treatment relating to those issues may be within the realm of coverage by the VA. This podcast will educate you on just what your coverage might be and how to file an advanced application that...

Duration:00:17:06

Radio and television personality and retired US Navy LT Commander, Montel Williams Discusses his new program Military Makeover.

3/13/2022
Montel Williams started out in the Marine Corps and was selected to attend the United States Naval Academy. He was commissioned as an Ensign and spent in excess of 22 years in the Navy. Like many of us, he feels a need to give back to those who served. His very successful media career has led him to a new show, Military Makeover. He works with both local and national supporters to update the homes of former military personnel to make sure they have a safe, clean and beautiful place to live....

Duration:00:20:22

Did you know that many veterans have over $100,000 available to make their home accessible and adaptive to their needs. Listen in to hear if you qualify.

3/6/2022
Jason Latona, Chief for Specially Adapted Housing at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington DC. discusses the Adaptive Housing program. Chief Latona and his staff work to assist eligible Veterans and Servicemembers to access the housing adaptation grants that Veterans have earned to live more safely and independently. Eligibility could mean up to $100,100 in accessibility improvements to a veteran’s residence. In this broadcast, you’ll hear about the levels of eligibility and how...

Duration:00:18:06

VA Home loans a refinacing, It is easy when you follow the diretions

2/27/2022
Assistant Director Terry Rouch of the Policy and Procedures Branch of the VA Home Loan Guaranty Section, explains current VA home loan opportunities and debunks a number of myths concerning the agency. He points out that the VA has an extensive program not only for new homes but also for refinancing. In FY 2021 over 1.44 million loans were covered, 204,000 foreclosures were prevented and 2,300 special adaptive housing grants were approved. If you are thinking about making a real estate...

Duration:00:16:11