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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Veterans looking for jobs here in Florida or assistance in starting their own business need look no further. Listen in and you may even get paid to train.

3/1/2021
Joe Marino, Executive Director of Veterans Florida has a great story to tell. Veterans Florida is an initiative started by the State of Florida to tap into the huge gold mine of trained workers, emanating from the various military bases here in the state and also to draw qualified individuals from other military bases to Florida. Hear how they can offer free placement services, resume writing, and even classes a vet can even get paid to attend. There is no charge for any of their services...

Duration:00:16:26

Col. D,J. Reyes, mentor number one of the Veterans Treatment Court. Listen in to hear a great success story that is saving lives and going nationwide.

2/22/2021
Colonel DJ Reyes, US Army retired is an interesting man and one who works tirelessly for his fellow veterans. He was mentor number one in our Veterans Treatment Court and was very instrumental in helping to pass the Federal level bills that now establish this court all over the country. Tune in to hear Colonel Reyes talk about the early days of the court and how it is constantly adapting to meet current needs. Season 2 Episode 8

Duration:00:15:19

Bay Pines VA Hospital and Medical Center Director Paul Russo shares with our Veterans Corner Radio listeners an overview of the many services that this facility provides to our veteran's community. He discusses current challenges and future plans to meet

2/15/2021
Originally opened in 1933, Bay Pines is a major VA hospital. The main medical center is located on 337 acres situated on the Gulf of Mexico approximately eight miles northwest of downtown Saint Petersburg, FL. Director Paul Russo is rightly proud of the many services offered by the hospital and its satellite clinics. Listen in to hear what services are available including a Military Sexual Trauma (MST) unit that provides state of the art care for both female and male victims of MST. Season 2...

Duration:00:16:27

Part 2 of 2 Spouses and or family can qualify for payments in certain circumstances when caring for their VA patient spouse. Listen in to this part two of a two part program. 2-6

2/4/2021
Part 2 of 2 A discussion of VA Aid and Attendance benefits and Housebound allowance with Sarah Bursey, Pension and Fiduciary and Cleveland Karren, Compensation Services VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits provide monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors. If you need help with daily activities, or you’re housebound, find out if you qualify.

Duration:00:15:25

Spouses can qualify for payments in certain circumstances when caring for their VA patient spouse. Listen in to this part one of a two part program. 2-5

1/29/2021
Part 1 pf 2 A discussion of VA Aid and Attendance benefits and Housebound allowance with Sarah Bursey, Pension and Fiduciary and Cleveland Karren, Compensation Services VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits provide monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors. If you need help with daily activities, or you’re housebound, find out if you qualify.

Duration:00:16:12

My Warriors Place what it is and information on the forth annual Battle of The Bay a special event coming up. 2-4

1/28/2021
My Warriors Place (MYP) is a wonderful respite center for Veterans and their families. It was founded by Gold Star Mother Kelly Kowall after her son was killed by enemy action. Her story of how it got started is covered in previous episodes and can be found in the Veterans Corner Radio podcast library. In today's podcast, we concentrate on how MWP is serving veterans from all over the nation and has no paid employees. To do that they have fundraisers and one called Battle Of The Bay is...

Duration:00:12:20

Congressman Greg Steube shares an insight into the operation of the Veterans Affairs Committee and what is planed in the future for our veterans. 2-3

1/25/2021
If you want to get something done in Congress then the Military Affairs Committee is the place to go. Congressman Greg Steube shares an insight into the operation of the Veterans Affairs Committee and what is planned in the future for our veterans.

Duration:00:17:01

Congressman Vern Buchannan discussing training deaths in the US military. 2-2

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