Monthly Archives: April 2016

THE SEARCH CONTINUES

I apologize for not posting this sooner. I wish to thank all those who have sent me get well reminders. After five days in the hospital, even less is apparent about what has happened. After my Tuesday morning rush to … Continue reading

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Veterans and Agent Orange: final update released

Frank (VT) has sent us a link to the article Vietnam Vets Push VA to Link Bladder Cancer to Agent Orange (LINK).  It concerns the newest update on the government research series called, “Veterans and Agent Orange.”  The 1000-page book can be read online … Continue reading

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Comparing hospitals

Alex’s previous post was written from a private hospital.  His medical team had no knowledge of AO.  So frustrating.  (Would it be too much to ask medical schools to hold required seminars on military exposures to toxins, etc..?) “How to … Continue reading

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IHD–ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

Who woulda thunk it? I’m immortal or so I thought. Saturday morning at 0400 I woke up and discovered I couldn’t breathe. Imagine being under water for several minutes and struggling to reach the surface to take a large, overdue … Continue reading

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First non-VA care denial letter received

Although there is no mention of the Veterans’ Choice program in my husband’s recent non-VA care denial letter, our “geographical hardship” plea fell on deaf ears at the White River Junction VHA.  They received a pulmonary consult and treatment request … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM BLOG TALK RADIO SHOW @1600 HRS ON LEFT COAST TODAY

Jerrel called me up last night and asked if I wanted to do a show on the new VA shredder scandals. I said Loyal (BroncoVet) would be the go-to Vet to have on as well. Loyal caught them in Dayton … Continue reading

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BVA–LONG COOL WOMAN IN A BLACK DRESS

What could be better than a long cool Veterans Law Judge in a black robe than a red hot Vet’s law dog  on your team named Jeany Mark Esquire. Ms. Mark is one half of the tag team of Lieberman … Continue reading

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BVA–OPEN MOUTH, SHOOT FOOT

FROM THE DAVID KORESH MEMORIAL  VARO IN WHACKO, TEXAS VA examiners, over the decades I have witnessed the phenomenon, have reached conclusions no one else in the medical field could hope to. With perfect aplomb, they make pronouncements that are far … Continue reading

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CAVC–GOPAN V SHINSEKI- LINE OF DUTY FOR DUMMIES

Over the last eight years I have read law. Lots of it. Line of Duty (LOD) determinations are one of those fuzzy areas where everyone can agree to the same thing for five minutes. Then along comes another LOD appeal … Continue reading

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ILP–THE LAST SUMMER

Assuming the VA makes good on its promises, August will be the month construction begins on the greenhouse. Having waited almost five years, five more months seems like a heartbeat away. Tuesday last, I met with my old Vocational Rehabilitation … Continue reading

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