Monthly Archives: August 2014

VASEC–TOWN HALL MEETINGS

This should be interesting. Our new Fearless Leader has announced town hall meetings but they are to be conducted at all VA Regional Offices and VHA Medical facilities. They are slated to be done by the end of September yet … Continue reading

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CAVC–BALLARD V GIBSON–BACK TO SCHOOL ON INFORMAL CLAIMS

Reversals are like high-Greek drama compared to vacaturs  and set asides for remand to rehang the Vet. They always invoke the ‘aha’ moment where the Judge points to that fatal flaw of law and says “You can get away with … Continue reading

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ILP–NOD DOES FARMVILLE

Corn is interesting. The more sun you give it, the taller it gets. Ditto on the water and fertilizer. However, this year, something is afoot. I vote global warming and I like it. Last year I blamed the good fortune … Continue reading

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FORT FACEBOOK–THE BEST OF JULY 2014

The creme de la creme of this month’s offerings. La dernier cri in avant garde, cutting edge social issues of the day. Knowledge lite. All this and more.         

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Guinness–Coming Home

Few commercials move you as this one submitted by members Paul and Leigh.  Someone who feels he has the stoic control of his emotions may still feel the lump and remember the moment when he/she arrived back from being in … Continue reading

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LA TIMES– INTERESTING TAKE ON PTSD

I have been approached many times and asked to “coach” someone on how they can better present themselves at a PTSD C&P exam. I even have several widgets on my site for info on PTSD exams and so forth. It … Continue reading

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VAMC–WHAT A NICE SURPRISE/BRING YOU’RE ALIBIS

This just in from Fort Fumble, Colorado. VA is actually talking about spanking their employees and even threatening to wash their mouths out with soap. Why, they may even go so far as to put a negative performance review in … Continue reading

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