This book offers a detailed description of the veteran’s journey from the initial visit to the Veteran’s administration facility where the vet meets the veteran’s service officer (VSO) to finally receiving his/her first benefit check. The primary goal of this book is to make the journey “user friendly” and rewarding for both the veteran and his/her family. Every person who applies will need a support team, a knowledgeable VSO and faith in God. Those three things will provide the tools necessary to get through the DVA disability process in a time efficient and less frustrating manner.
Chaplain Bill Bowman holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy, a master in theocentric business and ethics, and a master of divinity. He served in the U.S. Marines, fought in Vietnam,1967–68 (“Tet Offensive”) was granted 100% disability rating. Bill is an ordained Christian Minister and chaplain, and is also a member of numerous national associations.
Chaplain Anne Bowman holds a master’s degree from UCLA and a lifetime teaching credential. She taught high school with LAUSD for thirty-two years. She’s a Christian Chaplain and a Biblical Counselor, and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Psychotherapy Association. She is also an accomplished oil painter as can be seen at www.brushstrokesbyanne.com.