Monthly Archives: December 2016

CALL ME BOB–WHO’S WALKING POINT?

Vietnam I Corps- July 1968 Near Quang Tri The most undesirable position an Eleven Bravo was saddled with, besides just being an Eleven Bravo and having to pack that extra 10 lbs of .45 ACP and ammo, was walking point. It was … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW THIS AFTERNOON AT 4 ON THE LEFT COAST.

Once again, we examine the minutiae of the VA and the ever evolving electronic frontier. Or if someone calls in with one of those “What if a Vet had a …. and then he came down with …..but he’d filed … Continue reading

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VA hospital ratings: focus on Hot Springs, SD (a Black Hills campus)

Frank emailed information to share here on a hot topic: VA hospital quality ratings. Frank’s advice for dual-eligible veterans –those who have options–is to be very selective about which services to get from the VA and which from private hospitals. … Continue reading

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Good WHO hepatitis poster

The World Health Organization and other non-American public health professionals are far more forthright about hepatitis information. Notice that unsafe injections and medical procedures are emphasized in this work. Of course, most laypeople have no way of knowing if they … Continue reading

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Example of how vets are excluded from VA healthcare

Imagine the frustration a young self-employed veteran might feel when deciding to enroll in the relatively simple VA health care program, a benefit earned, rather than in an expensive complicated Obamacare marketplace place. He finds the VA’s Benefit Explorer tool … Continue reading

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VA’S SUBTLE DELAY AND DENY TACTICS-BOLDLY GOING NOWHERE

Over the course of several clients’ claims, I have been forced to “take it up a notch”. One technique is to use homelessness as a tool to invigorate the VARO’s response time on claims. We all know it can be … Continue reading

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Five stunning active military photographs: a 2016 sampler

Click images for more awesome scenes of tomorrow’s veterans at work on  Flickr.

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