VA Benefits Bulletin – May 2018

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VA Benefits Bulletin

May 2018

Rapid Appeals Modernization Program

RAMP up the Speed on Your Appeals Decision

As of April 2018, any Veteran with a pending appeal can opt into the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) — no need to wait for an invitation! You can access the Opt-in Form on the Appeals Modernization webpage. RAMP participants receive faster decisions and earlier resolution of disagreements. Get your decisions in the timely manner you deserve. Opt in today!

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Boost Your Benefits Knowledge on Facebook

Education and Career Counseling Facebook event

Did you miss our Education and Career Counseling Facebook event last month? Catch the archived video on our Facebook page, and learn about benefits you may be eligible for.

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The How, What, When and Why of VGLI

Veteran Group Life Insurance

Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI) is a program that allows you to continue life insurance coverage after you separate from service. Find out who is eligible, the benefits of enrolling, coverage amounts and how to apply.

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Sounds Too Good to Be True? It Probably Is.

VA Home Loans

If you have a VA Home Loan, don’t be fooled by refinancing offers that look too good to be true. VA and the Consumer Financial Protection Board recently joined forces to release an official Warning Order for offers like these.

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Find a Local Memorial Day Ceremony

Bath National Cemetery NY

The National Cemetery Administration will host Memorial Day ceremonies at VA national cemeteries across the country. Local communities are encouraged to take part and add their own personal touches. This Memorial Day, find an event near you, and help honor our Service members who died in action.

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