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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

Congressman Vern Buchannan discussing training deaths in the US military.

1/18/2021
Congressman Vern Buchanan discusses with Bill the ever-increasing problem of training accidents claiming military lives. Congressman Buchanan’s amendment requires the Department of Defense to examine emergency response capabilities and services available at all U.S. bases around the world. They will be required to address the potential benefits and practicality to have properly functioning medical helicopters and fully stocked military ambulances.

Duration:00:16:21

CoronaVirus19 vaccines. This program was taped the last week in December at James A Haley VA hospital and shots are currently being given.. Other VA hospitals are handling it in a similar manner. 2-1

1/11/2021
Corona19 Virus vaccination update. Chief of Staff, Dr. Colleen Jakey for the James A Haley Veterans Hospital shares with our listeners the plan that has been worked out to ensure that the Corona19 Virus vaccinations are carried out in a fair and medically sound manner. The James A Haley VA Hospital is one of the largest in the 170 VA Medical Centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of the VA and will certainly be a pattern for other VA hospitals from across the country.

Duration:00:16:21

Time to come out of hibernation. The end of the pandemic is in sight. Most of us have failed to get enough exercise and put on some pounds. The VA can help with dietary advice and a free YMCA membership.

1/4/2021
In recent years some of the VA Health Services money has been judiciously applied to defeating illness by helping VA patients to make healthy choices and now the program has been extended to the entire family. Mr. Roy Sevalia Whole Health Services, James A Haley VA Hospital. Mr. Sevalia discusses the VA’s push to keep us healthy rather than reacting to illnesses. Tune in to see how this proactive health care program might help you and your spouse.

Duration:00:16:18

Covid19 Debt Deferment program is ending? If you owe money to the VA what are your options?

12/21/2020
To ease financial difficulties during the pandemic, the VA Debt Management Center (DMC) suspended issuing debt notification letters and suspended collection action on debts established after April 3, 2020, through January 1, 2021. DMC also offered suspensions or extended repayment plans for debts established prior to April 3, 2020. WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN 2021 If your debt was established after April 3, 2020, DMC will issue your debt notification letter(s) starting in January 2021. If you have...

Duration:00:08:59

What do you do if you are sick and don't want to drive all the way to your VA emergency department. Does your spouse know what numbers to call especially if you admitted? The answers are here.

12/14/2020
VA has a variety of resources for you as a VA patient to help you in urgent care or emergency situations. You can call and talk with a nurse or make arrangements to go to an urgent care center that is privately operated but in the VA network. Listen in to get the phone number to call to talk with a VA nurse who may be able to help you without your going anywhere or assist you in knowing what to do so as not to run up a large bill for services that if handled properly will be paid by the VA....

Duration:00:17:35

Many of our veterans are coming home with serious problems that cause them to violate laws, Learn more about how the Veterans Treatment Court works to abrogate their problems from Judge Holder who is part of the history of the court.

12/7/2020
For this Veterans Corner Radio podcast, Bill dips back into our archives and shares with you a program we played on the air prior to the birth of the podcasts. His guest is the Honorable Judge Gregory P. Holder 13th Judicial Circuit Civil Division. Judge Holder will discuss the origins and current operations of the Hillsborough Veterans' Court. He also talks about this particular court is unique and how it is currently being looked at as a model for a Federal Veterans Court. One note we...

Duration:00:16:25

How to get the most vital veterans document for free. A veteran or/and their family needs a copy of the vets DD-214 to get any veterans benefits. Learn how to apply for one at no cost.

11/30/2020
The key to getting all veteran's benefits is to first procure a copy of your service record and it is on the DD214 form. There are a number of companies that are willing for a fee to get that form for you but there is literally no reason to pay the fee. You can get it yourself by completing the request form and either sending it in electronically or mailing it in. The short program will lead through the process in an easy to understand step by step procedure.

Duration:00:07:21

A gift for Birthdays, and other special occasions that will please any veteran. One that will honor them all the days of their life and beyond.

11/23/2020
One of the nicest presents I have ever received is my brick in the Veterans Memorial walk. There are many reasons I am happy to be there, too many to list but most of all I just love walking along the path and seeing how many good men and women I am with. Walt Cawein had a passion to see the projected construction and once he gets something in his head there is no stopping him. Listen in to see how he envisioned this wonderful place and how he brought it to life. If you live somewhere else...

Duration:00:16:28

Are you having a problem with your local VA Hospital? Do you need someone inside the VA to guide you or help with problems you need solved? Listen to this podcast and we will explain how to get that help.

11/16/2020
Ann E Doran Ex. Dir of the Office of Patient Advocacy VHA Washington DC Director Doran served her country in the US Navy and now continues to serve by heading up the Office of Patient Advocacy in Washington DC. If you are finding the VA services difficult to negotiate or need someone to help you get a problem solved, this is the office that can assist you. Director Doran shares that there are patient advocates in every VA hospital waiting to help you. You'll find out what they can, and in...

Duration:00:18:24

Veterans Hospital services update and restart of clinic services. Dr. Jakey, Chief of Staff on Veterans Corner Radio

11/9/2020
Dr. Colleen Jakey, Chief of Staff for the James A Haley VA hospital discusses where the hospital is in connection to returning serves or modifying services as the result of the Corona Virus pandemic. The good news is that hospital operations are returning albeit slowly to pre-Corona virus levels, with certain procedures instituted to ensure the patient's safety, their visitors, and the staff. Clinics will quickly return to what will be thought of as a new normal and Dr. Jakey explains what...

Duration:00:18:25

Mental Health Clinics For Military Families - It is not a matter of money with the Steven A. Cohen military family clinics but rather how can they help put a military family back together. One man wrote a $125 million dollar check to get it started.

11/2/2020
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic and Aspire Health Partners is a fabulous addition to the mental healthcare resources for our service members and veterans, along with their families. There has long been a need for counseling for not only the vet, which the VA will provide but also for the Family which for the most part the VA does not provide. Listen in to hear what clinic director Karen Blanchette has to say about the depth of the program and how it meets the needs of military...

Duration:00:16:23

Are you a military spouse and need a job, Listen in to what Mona Dexter is Chief of Staff for Hiring our Heroes an outreach of the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC. has to say.

10/26/2020
Mona Dexter is Chief of Staff for Hiring our Heroes an outreach of the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC. Hiring our Heroes actually starts helping active-duty members well prior to their transition to civilian life. They provide classes in a variety of necessary skills needed to make that transition smooth along with going so far as to arrange internships with a variety of companies. Further, they offer entrepreneurial training for those who wish to start their own businesses. Among...

Duration:00:16:31

MyHealtheVet a program that is the window to your VA healthcare. Make appointments, Get questions answered. Check your records and much more.

10/19/2020
| If you are a VA patient and not yet using the MyHealtheVet program for contacting your doctor you are missing a bet. Robert “Goose” Gosline, shares with us how the program works and how you can sign up for a free VA account. That account will give you access to your medical team, your health visit records, your prescription orders, and ordering. During the pandemic, this program has been a Godsend to many of our veterans and it can be good for you. Listen in to see how you can enroll and...

Duration:00:18:31

Veterans Free Dental Care Day at the Watts Dental Clinic in Apollo Beach Fl, to celebrate Veterans. Limited spaces available, listen in to hear how to register.

10/13/2020
Dr. Jason Watts founder of the Watts Dental Clinic in Apollo Beach Fl, has again this year gathered up a group of volunteer Dentists and Hygienists to provide a day of free dental care as a thankyou to our veterans. Last year his office provided over $100,000 dollars of services on that day in November and he hopes to exceed that amount this year. Covid19 has cause some special challenges but they feel certain the work can be done safely. Listen to the podcast and then decide if you want one...

Duration:00:06:06

My guest on Veterans Corner Radio is Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins President and CEO Military Officers Association of America, He was very enjoyable to interview and he speaks to the past, present and future efforts of MOAA behalf of both our enlisted an officer

10/12/2020
LT. Gen Dana Atkins, is President and CEO of the Military Officers Association of America. If you are one of 23.3 million service members, past or present, from all branches of the military and the three uniformed services, MOAA exists to protect your earned benefits and to offer you resources you can't find anywhere else. But most importantly, we're here to help you connect with one another. Why? Because MOAA believes in taking care of those who take care of us. Listen in to hear how MOAA...

Duration:00:17:34

If you are interested in VA Disability Claims, Home Loans and Free Bank Accounts, then listen in and hear about this and more directly from Dr Paul Lawrence the Under Secretary for the Veterans Benefits Administration at the VA headquarters in Washington.

10/5/2020
Dr. Paul Lawrence is the Under Secretary for the Veterans Benefits Administration and he is located at the VA headquarters in Washington. Need a free bank account? Wondering what the VBA is doing with your disability claim? How many VA home loans can you have? What phone numbers can be called to get information? Dr. Lawrence answers those and many more questions.

Duration:00:16:09

Brigadier General Frederick Lopez, Commander In Chief of the Military Order of World Wars shares that the organization's goal is to provide services not only to our vets but the entire community. Listen in to hear this powerful story.

9/28/2020
Brigadier General Frederick Lopez is the Commander In Chief of one of the premier Veterans' Service Organization (VSO) whose motto is, “It is nobler to serve than to be served.” MOWW was founded at the suggestion of General of the Armies John J. "Blackjack" Pershing in 1919 to promote good citizenship, patriotic education, and military and public service. Hear how they are giving back to the country they love.

Duration:00:16:51

Are you eligible for VA Medical care? Even if you have been turned down in the past there are some new rules. Check it out.

9/21/2020
Would it surprise you to learn that not all veterans get VA medical coverage? Thomas Hines is an expert working at the VA who knows what it takes to get coverage. It can depend on years of service, where you served, how you served, when you were deployed, how much money you make as a family, and 100 other variables. The takeaway from this interview is that you, if you are a veteran, should not disqualify yourself by not trying for coverage. The VA staff is ready and willing to discuss your...

Duration:00:18:11

Free hunting and fishing trips for service-related disabled veterans. All gear supplied. Listen in to hear how to sign up.

9/14/2020
Randy Ross, Assistant State Coordinator, Operation Outdoor Freedom has a great deal for you. So you love to hunt and fish but find it too difficult any more to get out in the streams and fields to enjoy your sport, then we may have an answer for you. Some years ago in conjunction with the Florida Forest Service, Operation Outdoor Freedom was started and it provides recreational and rehabilitative opportunities to service-related disabled veterans on state forests, agricultural lands, and...

Duration:00:16:08

You have a heart attack, a fall or even the Corona Virus and you wake up in a strange hospital with people shoving forms at you. If you are a VA patient you maybe in luck. Listen in while Dr. Elizabeth Brill, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Community Car

9/7/2020
Dr. Elizabeth Brill, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Community Care, U.S. Veterans Administration, Washington DC. What happens if you find yourself in a hospital far from a VA facility, or in need of specialized care that your VA Hospital does not offer? That is when the Office of Community Care steps in and helps with the cost. Listen in to see how you can take advantage of this program.

Duration:00:16:13