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Disability Claims

Agency Taking Action On Soaring Problem

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Veterans waiting more than a year for a decision on their disability claims are moving to the front of the line, under a new progra...

Veterans Affairs Secretary: We're On Target To Turn Around Major Backlog

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Although the number of pending veterans' disability claims keep soaring, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Sunday said he...

Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans Filing For Disability Benefits At Historic Rate

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

-- America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generatio...

WATCH: Disabled Vet Supports Family With $1,600 A Month Due To Claim Backlog

Posted 08.24.2011 | Impact

Instead of being one of "the few, the proud," former Marine Joel Klobnak is now one of "the many, the frustrated." Klobnak, who lost his leg in Iraq ...