Monthly Archives: November 2015

BVA HCV CLAIMS FROM 1992-2015

Interesting statistics on HCV claims. Since record keeping began at the BVA in 1992, we can see the rise and fall of HCV claims which indicate a win, loss,  death, cure or giving up. It can mean no DIC. It … Continue reading

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JETGUNS DON’T KILL PEOPLE-BUT JUST IN CASE…

By now we’ve read about a gazillion articles about how guns don’t kill people. The problem is that sometimes people use guns to kill people. They also show a marked proclivity to use bathtubs, 2X4s, knives, cars and a plethora … Continue reading

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CAVC–MITCHELL v McDONALD–THE NEVER-ENDING BERAUD REDUX

Ever since the Bond v. Shinseki dustup that had to travel to the Fed. Circus for clarification, we see the VA’s continued intransigence toward the concept of new evidence submitted in that golden window either with the NOD or within the … Continue reading

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BVA–WE FIRED OUR GUNS AND THE GOOKS KEPT A’COMIN’

From the Johnny Cash Memorial  VARO in New Orleans, Louisiana Every once in a while you read a decision and you ask yourself “What was this Vet thinking?”  Trying to blow bubbles about your service is all well and fine, … Continue reading

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A COMBAT VETERAN’S THANKSGIVING

 Arliss,  the wise old Eleven Bravo Vietnam Vet  had six stars on his VSM and was getting on in his years. By now, he was a year-around resident with his high school sweetheart wife in Phoenix. Prodded by his wife, he picked up the … Continue reading

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HOW TO PICK A GOOD VSO SERVICE OFFICER

Well, kids. It’s degenerated to that point in the twenty first century where the actual majority of all claims going to the BVA for adjudication are riddled with errors. Instead of just by Regional Office personnel, it’s clearly becoming apparent that … Continue reading

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BVA–VLJ URSULA R. POWELL–HANGING JUDGE?

A Vet on our sister site at Hadit.com has an appeal before VLJ Ursula R. Powell. Ursula is in the habit of signing her decisions U.R. Powell which can cause confusion when you use the VA ‘s searchbar system. VA never heard … Continue reading

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