Transition Assistance Advisor

The Transition Assistance Advisor helps to provide the following services:

  • Information and assistance to Guard members and their families in understanding and obtaining benefits and services through Veterans Affairs and the military health system
  • Referral service to state and local veteran resources for VA Benefits, Mental Health Counseling, State Veteran Benefits
  • Assistance in the application and submission of Disability Compensation Claims through the Department of Veterans Affairs 
  • Education on the application process for Veterans Medical Care through Veteran Medical Centers throughout the Commonwealth
  • Understanding important deadlines that require your action while still on active duty and as a veteran so you do not miss these time-sensitive opportunities
  • Retirement assistance to understand your benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for you and your family
  • Understanding the suspension of benefits when called upon for Federal Active Duty and the process for suspension
  • Benefit briefs at Yellow Ribbon Events of Mobilizing and Demobilizing units


As your Virginia National Guard Transition Assistance Advisor it is my honor to serve the fine men and women who selflessly serve the Commonwealth in navigating the maze of benefits you are entitled to receive.

Mr. Dorian M. Bell
VA Transition Assistance Advisor (TAA)
Qualtiy Innovation, Inc., Contractor
W: 804-236-7860