LCDR Carl Jewett
For over 10 years, Commander Jewett has dedicated himself to helping veterans with mesothelioma navigate the Veterans Affairs (VA) system, apply for benefits and fight their disease.
Get to Know Carl
Carl Jewett is a retired Navy LCDR (O-4) and serves as the Patient Services Director at Mesothelioma Guide. He’s a VA-Accredited Claims Agent specializing in asbestos-related VA benefits. He currently resides in O’Fallon, Missouri with his wife of more than 33 years. They have three adult children and one grandchild.
Contact LCDR Carl Jewett
Commander Jewett can help you file for:
- VA Disability Compensation (starting at $3,146 per month)
- VA Pension
- Survivor benefits for spouses and children
- Aid and Attendance
- Housebound benefits
Carl's Education and Experience
Commander Jewett earned his Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from the University of Maryland in 1997 and his Masters of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL in 2004.
In 2008, Commander Jewett retired from the Navy after serving 24 years on active duty and began assisting veterans diagnosed with asbestos diseases in filing for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Commander Jewett joined the Mesothelioma Guide podcast to discuss the VA claims process and how he helps veterans with mesothelioma. You can listen to the full interview in the video player below. It’s an insightful summary of how VA claims work and why Commander Jewett’s experience is vital in getting claims approved.
LCDR Jewett's Military Service
In 1985, Commander Jewett enlisted in the U.S. Navy and after his initial training in electronics, received follow on training in Nuclear Power operations in Orlando, FL. He then served in the Reactor Controls Division on three nuclear fast-attack submarines.
After completing his first shore tour as an instructor at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Orlando, Fl, he was selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program and attended the University of Maryland to earn his mathematics degree. He was commissioned in May 1997 and returned to the submarine force serving in various engineering billets.
Commander Jewett’s previous duty assignments include USS Dace (SSN-607), USS Plunger (SSN-595), USS Shark (SSN-591) and USS Kentucky (SSBN-737). Previous shore assignments include Division Officer, Prospective Nuclear Engineer Officer School (PNEO), and Executive Officer, NOSC St. Louis.