For years, Lieutenant Commander Carl Jewett has dedicated himself to helping veterans with mesothelioma navigate the Veterans Affairs (VA) system and fight their disease.

Get to Know Carl

Carl Jewett is a retired Navy LCDR (O-4) and the Patient Services Director at Mesothelioma Guide and serves as a VA Accredited Claims Agent specializing in assisting veterans in filing for VA benefits related to asbestos illnesses. He currently resides in Winter Springs, Florida with his wife of more than 28 years. They have three adult children.

Commander Jewett has helped over a thousand veterans file VA claims for asbestos-related diseases. Read our testimonials to hear some of their stories.

Contact LCDR Carl Jewett

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Commander Jewett helps veterans with mesothelioma and other asbestos illnesses file for VA benefits. As a VA-accredited claims agent, he knows the VA system and helps veterans understand the benefits and compensation options available to them.

Commander Jewett can help you file for:
  • VA disability compensation and/or pension (approximately $3,000 per month)
  • Survivor benefits for spouses and children
  • Aid and attendance or 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.

“I spent 24 years on active duty looking out for my shipmates, in the very same way they looked out for me. Now, I consider it an honor to once again serve my fellow veterans by giving them superior level assistance in filing for the VA benefits they deserve. I also strive to provide veterans with expert advice and information regarding their disease and provide them with resources to help increase their odds of beating it.”

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 receive 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.