Monthly Archives: October 2012

BVA–HCV & PRESUMPTION OF REGULARITY

Sweet. Here’s a new avenue of attack I never considered. Gulf War Vet enlists in 2007 and departs 2009. Accepted for service as good to go. Dx’d w/ HCV while in and vA comes up with the grand conclusion it’s … Continue reading

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BVA–LET FREEDOM RING

FROM THE ORIGINAL FREEDOM VARO IN PHILADELPHIA Here’s a real jetgun win with no baggage attached. Very interesting in light of the tattoo info. Finally, a January 2012 opinion letter discussed numerous studies that considered the spread of disease through … Continue reading

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SIX DAYS LEFT TO VOTE

With six days left, I couldn’t resist. This came to me from brownwater Jimbo. That’s what he calls bourbon. He was also brownwater Navy but we don’t hold that against him. This is not a political endorsement of any kind. … Continue reading

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LORRIE AND STEVE

Lorrie and Steve took their six-year-old son to the doctor. With some hesitation, they explained that although their little angel appeared to be in good health, they were concerned about his rather small  reproductive organ. After examining the child, the … Continue reading

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MILITARY VEHICLE ORIGINS

I guess you always wondered about these things.

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JOIN THE NAVY

This wasn’t produced in my era. We looked at it with a more simplistic attitude. We knew what the Army would be. We knew what the Navy and Marines would be. That left the Air Force as the only civilized … Continue reading

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RECENT MILITARY AND VETERANS’ WEDDINGS

Always Johnny on the spot with a camera, eagle-eyed member Randy sends us these memorable weddings that Veterans and active military personnel recorded for posterity. For lack of anything else to describe some of them, all I can say is … Continue reading

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BVA–KNICKKNACK, PADDYWHACK, GIVE THE DOG A BONE

Here’s one of those famous bait and switch decisions repped by none other than the DAV. I wonder who put him up to this division of assets? Divide and conquer is vA’s game, not DAV’s. Unless, of course, everyone is … Continue reading

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BVA–THE PERFECT STORM

Speaking of storms, here’s a daisy. This Vet assembled a compendium of perfect nexus letters from several doctors. Their resumes were particularly impressive as was their detail to the facts regarding the Vet’s etiology. Every step in the path to … Continue reading

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BVA–LSD IN WATER COOLER

Read this decision and then tell me someone isn’t half a bubble off. Here’s the punchline:   The specialist opined that it was likely that the Veteran’s hepatitis C was related to the drug use but opined that it was … Continue reading

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