Navy veteran Joseph Quirk addresses coping with blindness after having been blinded by a gunshot while with a friend who was killed. Joseph talks about overcoming blindness to lead a normal life, while also developing video games for the blind.
Justin Moore, co-founder of NuEyes, along with Mark Greget, talks about the latest product in low vision glasses for the visually impaired. Both are veterans of the US Armed Forces. Justin speaks about the ODG Smart Glasses and what makes them different from any other product. NuEyes will be exhibiting their products at the BVA Convention and Exhibition in Reno, New in August.
In this unique episode of the BVA Podcast, we talk with retired veteran and purple heart recipient, Howard Myers, and his son, Chad Myers, a life coach and inspirational speaker, bring valuable life lessons from Howard’s journey from trauma (i.e., losing his eyesight while serving in Viet Nam) to triumph (recovering his strength and fortitude to achieve national sales awards in his career while raising a family) to readers who seek encouragement, hope, and inspiration to overcome any, especially difficult challenge in their newly released book, Blind Vision: A Veteran’s Story of Trauma to Triumph.
In episode 5 of BVA's Focus On The Hill podcast, we have a BVA Staff, Hallie Smith return as a guest to discuss the changes made to Decision Ready Claim (DRC) program. Shortly after the last episode was published, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) anounced some changes/expansion to the program. The DRC allows veterans to submit VA compensation claims that are decision-ready so you can get your claim processed within 30 days.
BVA's Decision Ready Claims Resource:http://www.bva.org/drc.aspx
VA's Decision Ready Claims Resource:https://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/drc.asp
In episode 4 of BVA's Focus On The Hill podcast, we have a BVA Staff as a guest were we discuss the Decision Ready Claim (DRC) program. The DRC allows veterans to submit VA compensation claims that are decision-ready so you can get your claim processed within 30 days. We talk about what DRC is, how it works, who is eligible or ineligible, documents required, and some expert tips.
Episode 2 of BVA's Focus On The Hill podcast covers items of legislative news, activities in Washington DC involving BVA and some of its National Officers, and finally statement of Past National President Dale Stamper during a joint-hearing of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.