Veterans are individuals who have bravely served the United States by dedicating a portion of their lives to military service. Many of the individuals who enlist in the military are deployed and spend time fighting overseas, in dangerous conditions. While performing their duties and ensuring the safety of American citizens, many of these individuals are injured.
An injury may be relatively minor and a veteran may recover completely. However, in many instances, an injury that is received while a soldier is one active duty will be debilitating. It is possible for soldiers to lose limbs and suffer other types of extensive physical trauma. In addition, mental disabilities, such as severe post traumatic stress disorder, may hinder an individual from taking part in routine activities. Disabled American Veterans is non-profit organization that helps to ensure that disabled veterans are provided with the disability benefits that they deserve.
Disabled American Veterans is comprised of over 1 million volunteers, who dedicate their time to advocating the rights of disabled veterans. They provide veterans will free services intended to help these individuals to file claims for disability benefits, secure their benefits, and return to civilian life. In addition, this organization offers a number of other services not related to disability benefits. Disabled American Veterans plays an important role in ensuring that disabled veterans are cared for adequately when they return home.
When a veteran is disabled, his/her condition can prohibit him/her from acquiring the income necessary to support him/herself and his/her family. The Disabled American Veterans will help a veteran who is suffering from a disability to obtain the funds necessary to survive.