Monthly Archives: July 2016

ALEX GRAHAM–NON ATTORNEY PRACTITIONER

Gee. Does this mean I get to put NA P after my name? Or N-A P. Or is it NAP? Or the mundane VA Agent? All these queshuns and no guidance. Boldly going where no Air America Veteran has ever … Continue reading

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ILP–WHEN IN ROME, ACT LIKE A ROMAN

Over the years, I have been appalled to discover VA is prone to either breaking the rules or feigning ignorance. Rarely, however, do they engage in post hoc blatant lying to defend their actions. What am I saying? Of course … Continue reading

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CAVC-#16-2098–EX WRIT–RESPONDENT’S RESPONSE

I do so love the new electronic world of footprints. The new Veterans Management of Benefits System (VMBS) is a wonderful tool to tell you what happened when and in near real time. One of the unexpected benefits of becoming … Continue reading

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FYIGMO–VA AGENT STATUS APPROVED

FYIGMO, or FYGMO, or just F    k You, (I) Got My Orders was reason to party hearty. It meant you were within 14 days of being back in the World of round eyes. Back in the land of the … Continue reading

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ILP-CAVC #16-2098–HERE COME THE JESTERS 1,2,3

Almost right on the money, the Seattle VR&E Insurance Adjusters  are mounting up a posse to head off that Grahambo troublemaker. He’s got their ass in a terrible jam, fifty years later after Viet- Nam. Last week, once again, Mr. Holloway drew the … Continue reading

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BVA–WHERE’S MY §3.103(C)(2) PROTECTION?

At the NOVA Spring conference this March in Las Vegas, I  attended a class on 38 CFR 3.103(c)’s protections afforded us but never offered. To wit, the conference that is permitted to inform us of what we are lacking or … Continue reading

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1957–BLACK CATS ON THE FOURTH

We lived at 6031 Brook Drive in the shadows of Seven Corners. We’d moved there from Rodes Court over in Annandale in 1954 when my dad got back from Korea. Every weekend before the Fourth of July, Dad and I … Continue reading

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