Category Archives: C-Files and RBAs

Fear of veterans may remove their legal right to claim information

Jordain Carney, a defense journalist from a Washington (D.C.) news service, National Journal, reported on a story (10/21/14) that veterans and their elected representatives need to be aware of.  Here is the headline: VA Moves to Prevent Veteran Violence Over Disability … Continue reading

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CAVC–PEOPLES V. SHINSEKI–“DEXEDRINE? SORRY, WE DON’T SEE IT”

Once again we venture into reversal land at the CAVC. This is my pet subject. It allows us to minutely examine BVA jurisprudence and see where they saddled up the horse called Illogical and rode out onto the fruited plain … Continue reading

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CAVC-EASTMAN V. SHINSEKI–GETTING THE C-FILE THE OLD FASHIONED WAY

I’ve had Vets write me and ask how to pry loose a copy of their c-file after their requests go unanswered for a year or two.  Mr. Clifford A. Eastman, through his able rainmaker, Mr. Mark Lippman, has discovered the … Continue reading

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VICTORIA’S SECRET–WHEN C-FILES ARE COMPROMISED

I got an email from Victoria about her husband’s c-file. First of all, gentlemen, divorce your mind from her name. This is nothing scurrilous. She could just as well have been named Monica. Names are immaterial. Victoria and her husband have finally … Continue reading

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NPRC INPATIENT RECORDS FILES

Over the last five years I have been asked by many Vets about how to obtain records that have gone missing. Some of you are unable to pursue a claim because it appears there is no record of you existing … Continue reading

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CHRONOLOGY TIMELINE

As promised, I will continue to bore you to tears with the ongoing saga of attempting to summit Mt. CAVC. The latest chapter is my attorney’s request to assemble a timeline of my life. You read that right. All the … Continue reading

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