Tag: PACT Act

VA to Prioritize PACT ACT Claims for Those with Cancer

Washington, D.C. — This past month the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it will prioritize the processing of Veterans’ benefits claims for cancers associated with the PACT Act. VA will expedite these claims to ensure Veterans with cancer are getting timely access to the care and benefits they need and deserve. The PACT Act added…
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December 6, 2022 0

Crow Wing County Veterans Services talks PACT Act expansion

Crow Wing County Veterans Service Officer Erik Flowers talks expansions and qualifications for the PACT Act for for Middle East veterans affected by burn pits and Vietnam-era veterans affected by Agent Orange:


October 18, 2022 0

Crow Wing County Veterans Services 9-29-22

Erik Flowers, Veterans’ Service Officer of Crow Wing County, updates our listeners on the latest information regarding the Post 9/11 Veteran Service Bonus, the PACT ACT and the issue of Camp Lejeune being mentioned recently in the media.


September 29, 2022 0

Polk County Veteran Services Talks About New PACT Act

Fosston, MN — Polk County Veterans Service Officer Kurt Ellefson joined the KKCQ Food for Thought Program this week to share information to Veterans about the PACT Act. The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA healthcare and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. Ellefson says this new…
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September 8, 2022 0

Crow Wing County Veterans Services talks PACT Act passing for Post-9/11, Vietnam Vets in Minnesota

(Brainerd, MN) — Since we last spoke to Crow Wing County Veterans Services Officer Erick Flowers, the State of Minnesota passed into law the PACT Act, a bill that would provide expansion of benefits for Gulf War Veterans and Vietnam/Agent Orange veterans. Flowers did highlight how the Act would impact not only veterans but also their…
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August 28, 2022 0