Bryan Kerouac is a National Service Officer, a National Appeals Officer and an Attorney-in-Fact with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). As an accredited representative for over fifteen years, he has assisted our ill and injured American veterans and their families as they pursue disability claims, pension, vocational rehabilitation, and death and burial benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and other Federal, State and local government agencies. He is accredited to practice and/or act as counsel before the Veterans Administration, the Board of Veterans Affairs, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He has also held the position of Homeless Veteran Coordinator at the Columbia, SC and the New York City, NY DAV offices. He additionally represents claimants before the Military Disability and Corrections Boards, presenting evidence, providing legal arguments and examining and cross-examining witnesses.
Prior to working with the DAV he served honorably and with distinction in the United States Army where he earned many commendations, medals and ribbons for his actions. After numerous deployments to imminent danger and hostile areas around the world he returned to South Carolina and was stationed at Ft. Jackson’s Moncrief Army Community Hospital where he worked in the Emergency Room.
Today Bryan remains active in a variety of civic, political and cultural organizations at the local and national levels. He is currently working closely with South Carolina’s Governor’s Office of Veterans Affairs and the United States Congress in efforts to support new and pending legislation to protect veteran’s benefits and to provide immediate relief to our Nation’s ill, injured, and homeless veterans.