Tag Archives: Vietnam Veterans Claims Help.

VA–OSCAR THE GROUCH TRAINING FOR UPCOMING “TOWN HALL” MEETINGS

Get ready for indifference, ennui and boredom after the poor overworked VA employees listen to one too many of us vent in the weeks to follow. It would be interesting to see if they bring their good friends, the jack-booted … Continue reading

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FORT FACEPLACE–A COMPENDIUM OF SUMMER

Even with the dog days of August, I marvel that you loyal fans still take time to make sure we are armed and dangerous with the latest humor to fend off the depression associated with Hepatitis C. Few know or … Continue reading

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CAVC– HOWELL V. NICHOLSON– WHAT SMC-S REALLY SAYS

I find SMC or Special Monthly Compensation S, as accorded to us true War Vets, to be highly misunderstood by-gasp-Veterans Service Officers who should, by rights, be well-versed in this. I just ran into one on another HCV helpsite and … Continue reading

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DECISION REVIEW OFFICERS–AS SEEN BY…

Much has been said of VA’s hierarchy of raters known as Decision Review Officers, abbreviated as DROs. Their job is so thankless, their retention rate so low and the perks these days being bonusless, that many move on to greener … Continue reading

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BVA–3RD QUARTER DECISIONS OUT

BVA released their 3rd Quarter batch of decisions on Friday evening. HCV cases jumped from 446 this year cumulatively to 562. I have not had a chance to peruse them but feel free to investigate and report back on the … Continue reading

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SMC-S–ATTEMPTING TO CUE OLD TDIU DECISIONS

I was contacted by a Vet seeking to readjudicate an old award pre-Bradley that entailed the same or similar circumstances. To review, Bradley was awarded TDIU for one, single disability as the predicate for the total disability rating. Nevertheless, he … Continue reading

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FED. CIR.–JOHNSON V. McDONALD-DISMEMBERING VA’S EXTRASCHEDULAR RATINGS SCAM

For scores of years, and certainly for as long as the post-1988 modern iteration of the VA as we now know it,  some interpretations of the VA’s regulations have been granted ‘deference’ if I can convey that politely and sarcastically simultaneously. … Continue reading

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