VFW Twitter Chat to Discuss the VA Claims Process
Your questions wanted!
June 25, 2013
The VFW wants to make the journey to
collect your VA benefits as simple as possible. That’s why we’re hosting
another VFW Twitter Chat Thursday, June 27, from 3-4 p.m. EDT. VFW Service
Officer Ron Cherry will be standing by to answer participants’ questions
regarding the VA claims process and benefits in general for one hour in
real-time via the VFW National's Twitter page, @VFWHQ,
using the hashtag #ASKVFW.
chat will give participants a better understanding of what is required to
file a claim and how to be more prepared to speed up the process. All you’ll
need is a Twitter account to participate, which you can register for at
Cherry, along with the entire VFW nationwide network of Service Officers,
helped 125,000 veterans recover $3.7 billion in VA benefits.
Cherry served in the
U.S. Army from 1989-2000.
He joined the VFW’s team of benefits experts following his service, initially
working as a Claims Consultant for five years before becoming a Service Officer
for the last seven.
The VFW hopes to further engage and
inform its online community through Twitter chats on a variety of veterans’
issues in the future. Recently, the VFW issued two highly successful “Action
Alerts” to its members and supporters via social media. One issue involved the
reinstatement of military Tuition Assistance. The other was a call to lower
the precedence of the Distinguished Warfare Medal (DWM). VFW support was
unrelenting in both instances. Military Tuition programs were quickly
reinstated and the DWM was called under review by the Secretary of
Follow the VFW on Twitter
for more information about upcoming Twitter chats, and don’t forget to join
us LIVE on June 27.
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