Category Archives: C&P exams

MR. ENSMINGER: “What the hell?”

The name, Sargent Jerry Ensminger, will be familiar to veterans following the Camp Lejeune tragedy through the film, or the Janey Ensminger Act, which honors his deceased child. On January 21, 2017, he participated in the public CAMP LEJEUNE COMMUNITY … Continue reading

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VARO–FROM SMC L TO R2 AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

  FROM THE CORREGIDOR MEMORIAL VARO IN MANILA PHILIPPINES No, it wasn’t R2D2. No droids  or hyperdrive motivators were involved. Some may recall Kevin contacted me back in February 2015 with a passel of ratings questions and an equal number of screwed … 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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LZ CORK–BUTCH FINALLY GETS HIS COMP & PEN EXAMS

I don’t know if you folks heard, but when Butch Long filed with VA back in March of this year, he was careful to give them his new address. He made sure it was very clear where he lived. You … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–VA RUNS THE TABLE ON BUTCH 46 YEARS LATER

Over the course of years watching the claims process, rarely have I seen such a desperate gambit to clear the books of all backlogged claims by the magical 2015 date promised several years ago. Read this file closely and see … Continue reading

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VA– PTSD METRICS IN NEW DSM V vs. DSM IV

Lawbob Squarepants  has given me a new PTSD bible to roam through showing the new, improved Rand McNally© DSM 5 roadmap to the mind. Personally, being stark raving mad as the USAF described me, I have no interest in wandering … Continue reading

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CAVC–BIRTH OF A WRIT- ACT III SCENE 8-DOWN FOR DOUBLE

A short while ago in VA time, when I won my claim in June 2008, I noticed they (VA) forgot to go back to 1994. That wasn’t a deal breaker. I knew they weren’t going to pony up without a good … Continue reading

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