Consultants for America’s Veterans is dedicated to serving the American Veteran Community by providing services to enhance their quality of life every day.

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Veteran Claims

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rudy melson

Dr. Rudy S. Melson, DrPH, MACM, MHA, is President and Founder of Consultants For America’s Veterans (CAV), LLC. also known as CAV, a company dedicated to helping U.S. Military Veterans and servicemembers.

Dr. Melson is an Eagle Scout and a U.S. Military Veteran. He entered the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol at age sixteen. Subsequent to that, he served in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps ROTC as a Midshipman; and, enlisted in the United States Army as a Healthcare Specialist. He culminated his military career as a Health Services Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Dr. Melson’s healthcare background and education have allowed him to serve in prestigious civilian roles during his career including appointments as a Clinical Risk Manager for the Weed Army Community Hospital, Ft. Irwin, CA; and, a Clinical Systems Informatics Training Instructor at the Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, NY.

CAV is the leading consulting firm for the American Veteran Community (AVC), American Military Community (AMC), and those individuals and entities that serve them.

CAV, is the leading consulting firm in America providing specialized assistance to military Veterans and families regarding matters relating to the benefits administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Uniformed Services. Led by Dr. Rudy S. Melson, also the firm’s VA Accredited Representative for claims and appeals for Veterans Benefits, CAV provides professional, knowledgeable, and compassionate consultation to members of the AVC and AMC, domestically and internationally. As well, CAV consults for individuals and organizational entities that hire, enroll, and otherwise empower members of the AVC in their respective functions and activities.

We work with Veterans and their dependents from all branches of service, regardless of era served.

CAV is one of the few military-focused organizations of its kind to work with Veterans and their dependents from all seven branches of the United States Uniformed Services to include: the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic Atmospheric Association, from all eras served. CAV believes everyone in our American Veteran Community deserves personal and comprehensive attention and care in the application, procurement, and retention of benefits they may qualify for; and, in their post-service needs.


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Our Happy Clients

My experience with Rudy greatly exceeded my expectations. If you are a veteran and have even the slightest suspicion that you deserve compensation, there is no harm in reaching out to Rudy. You will be in good hands.

Mitchell O.

Rudy is as good as it gets he is a true professional, works tirelessly on the Veteran's behalf, was incredibly diligent and detail-oriented throughout my transition process and achieved desired outcomes.

Todd S.

Knowledgeable, professional and committed to meeting the needs of the veteran. 

Winston M.

Rudy Melson is the Michael Jordan for representing Veterans. If you want the best, he is the best.

Amal L.

Dr. Rudy S. Melson is the man! He's worked tirelessly to help me with my claim. 

Jason S.

When YOU need the BEST, you CALL the BEST!!!

Jim G.

We are so glad to know him.  Not only is he a true professional and knows his business inside and out, but he is also a really nice and caring person.

Gloria B.

Rudy is absolutely fantastic.  I chose to work with him based on strong recommendations from many of my fellow veterans, who had nothing but great things to say about him and the services he provides.

Tim W.

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