Monthly Archives: February 2013

NPRC INPATIENT RECORDS FILES

Over the last five years I have been asked by many Vets about how to obtain records that have gone missing. Some of you are unable to pursue a claim because it appears there is no record of you existing … Continue reading

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VETERANS POPULATION STATISTICS

Here’s an eye opener for all of us. It won’t help with your claims but might explain why no one answers or the landline has been disconnected when you call one of your war buddies.

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Just the records please…

The importance of obtaining copies of private medical records from providers while you are being treated can’t be stressed enough. Ever wonder why a Veterans Service Organization (VSO) or the VA will have you sign a “Release to Obtain Information” … Continue reading

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YOU HAD ONE JOB

Member Tom sends this in. I love it. Everyone trains to be good at what they do. Everyone practices it if they don’t do it every day. Eventually you get reaaaaally good at it and really don’t need to practice … Continue reading

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VA TRAINING LETTER 00-06

Many of you write me and ask why it’s so difficult to get secondaries to DM2 approved (or recognized) by the VA . Well, duh. They don’t want to pay you, pilgrim. As I continue to point out, that’s what … Continue reading

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FACEFOTO

Every once in a while I venture into Faceland. I’m uncomfortable there because I really know very few of the many faces. Some, like Shawn, are intricately woven into my life by chance. She, by virtue of her employ with … Continue reading

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CDC tells all? Nope, but they’re throwing out some crumbs.

I’ve been studying WHO’s successful global eradication of the dreaded smallpox virus by vaccination.  The program began in 1969.  According to a press release, smallpox was “eliminated first in South America, West and Central Africa, then in Asia and finally … Continue reading

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DISTINGUISHED WARFARE MEDAL

Imagine watching your hopes of ever experiencing the thrill of victory and the agony of TBI evaporate when you see your orders for  Tech training. Your expertise and prowess on HALO- Warrior from the Sky video gaming has earned you … Continue reading

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CAVC–WADE v. SHINSEKI–BONO PRO $18,000 ME Ø

WHERE’S MY CUT OF THE EAJA FEES, DUDE? Every once in a while, we see a case here that induces compassion for the Veteran. If there is a God, he was AWOL this time. Occasionally we’d post some under “Frivolous … Continue reading

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Public health Johnny-come-latelies on HCV

Zoom, zoom.  The federal government health professionals are revving up their Denali SUVs  to educate the public on hepatitis.  Yesterday, they announced on the aids.gov blog: SOUNDING THE ALARM ON A SILENT EPIDEMIC: FEDERAL HIV/STD ADVISORY GROUP ADOPTS VIRAL HEPATITIS … Continue reading

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