Tag Archives: Service Connection

FEDS ANNOUNCE NEW STATESIDE POLICY ON MILITARY USE OF GUNS

In response to the most recent atrocity in Tennessee by a troubled young American, the Federal Government today announced plans to erect safe rooms at all federal facilities. Called the “Quiver in place” Program, the newly designed safe rooms will be impervious … Continue reading

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VIETNAM DUSTOFF ASSOCIATION REUNION 2015

I have been asked to attend and speak at the upcoming prestigious VDA 2015 reunion in the Los Angeles suburb of San Diego. There, along the Pacific Ocean,  Cupcake and I will meet a close cadre of  Vietnam Vets who … Continue reading

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VA–GRAND PLAN TO “TRIM” BUDGET– 86 THE TDIUs

Only at 810 VArmit Ave. NW 20420 could anyone with an IQ over 75 come up with this plan. 318,000 Vets on TDIU (Total Disability due to Individual Unemployment) … nationwide… in the whole VBA system. Did I mention it was … Continue reading

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CAVC–LOUDERBACK vs McDONALD-BACK TO THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE

Imagine. Another reversal from Brother Greenberg up at the Big House at 625 Native Americana Ave, NW. This one, while a single judge memorandum, is still valuable and very notable for several reasons we will see. Most importantly, it points … Continue reading

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CAVC–HUNT VS McDONALD–RED CLAY BETWEEN MY TOES

I shudder to think how many of us who served in Vietnam have hit the wall when they tell you your Agent Orange claim cannot stand because you simply were not there. This is a default setting-one assumed before any … Continue reading

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THE ENIGMA OF VA TIME

On average, on my email, I receive more mail asking me how long it will take versus any other subject besides “How high do you think they’ll rate me?” To both questions, I of course go out, slay the virgin hen in … Continue reading

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About those urine samples

It’s hard for my old Marine not to get offended when every year his VA doc tests him for illicit drug use.  (His private docs NEVER test him for them.) The screening panel is extensive:   Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cannabinoids; … Continue reading

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