Warning – iPhone VA Benefits App


Email regarding an iPhone App targeting Veterans. In the brief description it contains misinformation about the VBA claims process and seems to imply Veterans should self-diagnose. It states the VA will not get Service Treatment Records for the Veteran, and VA will not review your medical records when making a decision. Please get the word out to Veterans to be cautious and realize they can get accurate information about the claims process on VA Web sites. Continue reading

Stop Illinois State cuts for services rally on June 25

IT IS TIME TO TAKE A STAND ON THE STATE CUTS FOR SERVICES. It is double jargon of legislation that “thanks our service members and veterans” and then cut benefits that impact our communities and our families! It’s time to stand up with legislators who are defending our community services and the community capital grant funds that have been interrupted for community veteran projects. That means we need to be front and center for the rallies being held across the state. June 25, 5:30PM at Chicago State and Governor State Universities. Continue reading

May 2015 CVO Meeting – CANCELLED

The CVO Meeting for this Saturday (May 16th) is cancelled so we can focus on the Memorial Day Parade on May 23rd. Be sure to come out and bring the family to Wacker Drive between LaSalle and Wells (we’re number 81) at 11 o’clock Saturday, May 23rd. We’ll send out a formal notice of the parade in the next couple of days. Continue reading