Monthly Archives: August 2013

QUESTION ABOUT PENDING CLAIMS DOCTRINE

Rashid El Malik adds a comment to our Pending claims doctrine post and I thought I would bring it out here so others can see what he’s asking. I have a question? In 2003 I filed a claim for R wrist … Continue reading

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SQUAREBOB PUMPKINPANTS

During the Stardust radio show last weekend, Rick regaled me with his new idea for a square pumpkin. Not to be outdone and figuring all of you on the Left Coast would like to have one in your back yard, … Continue reading

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NEW APPLE APPS

I’m learning this computer stuff in fits and spurts. It should come as no surprise to some of you that I’m a novitiate. Here’s the latest Apple “apps” I’m encountering. This is very valuable knowledge because it’s harvest time and … Continue reading

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NUMBAH 41. NOW SERVING NUMBAH 41

Another one of those delicious emails we love to get. Sweetness came to me in the mail. Award letter was not expected. The surgical report was what did it. C&P examiner was very sympathetic also. Now, before I get too … Continue reading

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Lincoln: “…To care for him who has borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan…”

My DH and I watched director Steven Spielberg’s movie, Lincoln, last night. It tells the story of how the Thirteenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution was narrowly passed.  We found it to be a fine and inspiring movie and … Continue reading

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AO/AB/AW-WHERE IS IT NOW

Here’s the latest definitive list on where Westmorland sprayed or dumped the fertilizer during the war. In addition, the list includes polluted American base sites. Hope this helps some of you figure out why you never went to Vietnam and … Continue reading

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NEW INFO ON URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS=HCV

Here’s a great article submitted by Jules, member extraordinaire and volunteer nexus letter writer (he’s a Physician’s Assistant). We will never have too much medical (or legal) help doing this so it’s encouraging to see other Vets who have immersed … Continue reading

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BROWNWATER JIM, I COPY

This has nothing to do with Veterans other than Brownwater Jim, one of the heathens of the Mekong swamps, sent it to me. As it’s innocent in its nature I present it with expletive redacted to preserve my G rating … Continue reading

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CONCERNED VETERANS OF AMERICA DELIVERS PETITION

Absolutely great! The first VA Secretary in the history of VASECS finally begins to modernize VA by revamping antique procedures and they want to give him a Texas Necktie Party. Sometimes I wonder what passes for a feeble mind. This … Continue reading

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MY KIND OF PEOPLE

I love Facepage for one thing only. Tasty tidbits like this one. God, sometimes I wish I had a homeowners association with a stiffy. Some people are so lucky.

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