With a lot of fanfare and happy stakeholders looking on, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum at the recent AMVETS conference in Kentucky that aims to expedite the process for 100 percent disabled veterans or those veterans who have been identified as totally disabled based on individual unemployability (TDIU) to have their student loans forgiven. According to the memorandum’s language, the loan forgiveness program was created with passage of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act in 2008 and other acts (Higher Education Act).
“There has to be some understandings. You don't give five-month prescriptions. You don't schedule two-month appointments. You don't change medications over the phone. I wouldn't change them over the phone.”
Dr. Dondershine in testimony in Sgt. Lawkowski’s suit against the United States Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs
Every day it’s fitting to recognize those individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice for us and those who continue to pay the price. Sometimes it’s military Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who continue to pay the price. It
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Veterans are being cheated out of important education benefits by greedy, unscrupulous schools who take their money and then don't deliver on their promises. On April 24, 2015, Corinthian Colleges shockingly announced it would close the very next day. Less than two week later it filed for bankruptcy leaving over 15,000 students unable to complete their degrees. In Sept. 2016, ITT Technical Institute closed between terms leaving 11,000 students hanging. More recently, 18 Art Institutes and Argosy University schools closed in March of 2019 with over 1,700 student veterans impacted. These