Category Archives: Military Madness

THE SANDPIT–THE REAL STORY

1964–When I was about 13, I’d listen to my friend’s brothers who’d recently returned from Vietnam. Tales of rain, more rain, deprivation, jungle rot and fanatic Viet Cong insurgents who would even blow themselves up on occasion were the subject. Not … 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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THE RAINBOW COLORS OF FALLOUT FROM DEFOLIANTS

While I cannot say I’ve seen Agents Green, Purple or Pink, in a barrel or out, I have seen Agents Orange, Blue and White (Tordon 101)-both falling from the sky and in drums. Fifty gallon drums are hard to miss. … Continue reading

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THE CONFEDERACY–A TRIBUTE TO AMERICA’S VALOR

Lost in all the kerfluffle over Charleston’s atrocious racial shooting recently, the insidious mindset of politicians (both stripes) came to life and determined something-anything- needed to be done to prevent this from ever happening again. Our President trotted out a long … Continue reading

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Century-old hepatitis miscellany from Minnesota

1915 In a Bad Way “Where are you off to in such a hurry?” “To fetch the doctor for my husband.” “What’s up with him?” “He tells me he has got hepatitis, dyspepsia, rheumatism, enteritis, gastritis, appendicitis, nephritis and cerebro … Continue reading

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MILITARY SITES ON THE EPA SUPERFUND LIST

Here’s some good stuff for those of you filing for Stateside/ Guam chemical exposure. A regular grab bag of goodies for dang near every base in the states that had any aircraft using AVGAS or JP-4. The Fort McClellan stuff … Continue reading

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WHAT MILITARY BACKLOG?

As if the VA didn’t have their own PR problems trying to explain away their backlog, now the military is facing the identical same predicament. What’s more, the military’s medical discharge backlog is now colliding with the VA’s. Déjà vu … Continue reading

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ARMY COMMISSIONS TATTOO POLICE

I can’t believe the Army promulgated this new regulation. Hasn’t anyone been keeping up with the Navy and Marines for the last 70 years? They invented the tattoo-especially big naked women with big naked boobs. And now the Army has … Continue reading

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