Monthly Archives: November 2012

MARINE TOYS FOR TOTS MISHAP

This just in from Semper Fi Tom. Always one to help little old ladies across the street or collect toys, Marines showed their helpful side yet again…   Tyrone was lucky there were helpful servicemen there when he fell. Some … Continue reading

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FALL BVA DECISIONS ARE POSTED

Red hot and the link works. All the late August, September, and some October BVA decisions are up on the boards today. Same sad story of Lions-5, Christians=0 in the BVA Colosseum  We didn’t expect any less. A few will win … Continue reading

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CAVC–COURT OF APPEALS FOR VEGETABLE CLAIMS

Always the optimist, I plant for food and fine dining. Since  I’ve really had enough herbicides to last me several lifetimes, I’m on a health binge. Foolishly believing that vA might see things my way, I went heavy on spinach … Continue reading

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CONGRESS SAYS “TRUCE IS OVER”

Just in from Squidley. This is priceless. After getting the proverbial bitchslap for ten years and throwing down the gauntlet repeatedly, Congress is shocked that VA has not come clean. Why should they when they feel they have diplomatic immunity? Hell, they … Continue reading

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FOOTLOCKER 1957–NOD UPDATES HIS PHOTO

This was my family in 1957 at Turner AFB. That’s an F-100D Tail #FW 863 of the 31st Fighter Wing just arrived from  the William Tell fighter meet at Nellis AFB, Nevada. 2nd Place.

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BVA–CUSTER’S LAST STAND

Dang. And I thought they were dragging their feet on my claim. Check this out. Major Reno’s great grandson files for Hep C in 1995. This assumes they didn’t take more than a year to deny from filing date. And … Continue reading

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BVA– ROGER ON THE C-FILES

We often read about our hanging at a BVA Board ruling weeks after it happens. It’s predictable and usually anti-climatic. Of the many I’ve read, this one stands out for its audacity in reporting what we all know. We always hear of … Continue reading

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