Available Services Through The Service Officer

Posted by on 14 January 2012

A VFW Service Officer will:

  • Offer research and advice to veterans who wish to handle their own claims. 
  • Assist veterans who are filing original claims for compensation and/or
    pension with the Department of Veterans Affairs and complete the required
    VA forms on behalf of the claimant. 
  • Assist veterans in reopening claims for service-connected disabilities and
    complete the required VA forms.
  • Follow up on status of claims filed by veterans with the VA Regional Office. 
  • File Notice of Disagreement with the VA Regional Office if a veteran
    believes the decision made by the VA was incorrect. 
  • Review statements of the case from the VA regarding denials of claim and
    assist veterans with the preparation of responses. 
  • Assist veterans or surviving spouses in the preparation of appeals for
    denial of claims and file the appeals with the local VA Regional Office for forwarding to the Board
    of Veterans Appeals in Washington, D.C. 
  • Complete VA Forms other than for original claims. 
  • Answer/research telephone inquiries regarding medical, death/burial and
    other miscellaneous benefits.   

Casey Joyce Post 4380
221 W. Parker, Suite 550
Plano TX, 75023
info@plano-vfw.org
972-516-0044
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