Monthly Archives: August 2015

ILP– SILVER QUEEN IN 100 DAYS

Every year in late summer, Cupcake and I eagerly await the birth of a new corn crop. As some of you know, Leigh Birch, one of our latest VA Lotto winners sends me the magic seeds to plant. With our unusually … Continue reading

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PLAGIARISM ON UDORN THAILAND VET.

Please be advised that a website claiming it is Udorn Thailand Vet is regularly plagiarizing other Veterans’ website works and blog posts. While it is not my policy to “out” other Vet’s sites, anyone who abrogates another’s work as their own … Continue reading

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PTSD CLAIMS–WHOA UP THERE, PARDNER

Cupcake would probably tell me not to post anything as contentious as this as it rivals politics and religion as the third rail in conversation these days. However, she pointed out one thing I concede grudgingly. When you sign up, … Continue reading

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HAVE GUN, WILL TRAVEL–JETGUNS

Nurse Sylvia gave me the gun but Mark got it operational. It took us several hours of painstaking disassembly and  reassembly. Finally we did what all men never do. We read the instructions. Shazammm! A working jetgun. The more we … Continue reading

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BVA–LATEST BOARD HEARING TRANSCRIPT

Saturday morning I received my BVA travel Board hearing transcript. I mistakenly thought it was the Smooth Tan One, or what they affectionately call the Big Brown Envelope (BBE) over at Hadit.com and sat staring at it for several minutes. After … Continue reading

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AGENT ORANGE–THE NAKED TRUTH

It’s not often you get to see archival footage of contemporary events from the Vietnam Boundary dispute. One notable event, the dispersion of Agent Orange, is often depicted as being a process akin to crop spraying with C-123s. This footage … Continue reading

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AGENT ORANGE SURVEY–PROPUBLICA

Here’s an important tool in uncovering VA’s delay and deny subterfuge on Agent Orange. As most of you know, VA is fond of telling us we weren’t there in Vietnam. Failing that, we were transitory and really had no true … Continue reading

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