Category Archives: MST

PTSD–IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

Read this if you ever had any doubts about the C&P Examiners who are independent and open-minded with no preconceived notion of a Veteran having (or not having) a psychiatric disorder that is compensable. http://myvaeducation.loudunskeptic.com/?view=mosaic

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BVA– PTSD EQUALS HEPATITIS C

We are finally getting traction on this after twenty years of filing it under willful misconduct. Considering VA takes it upon themselves to make this determination, legally they are precluded from it. A UCMJ court or nonjudicial punishment while you … Continue reading

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DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

A member of ASKNOD has submitted a New York Times article to inform us of an increase in reported military sexual assaults and of reforms being proposed by some in Congress.  Sexual violence is a distressing topic but it behooves citizens to … Continue reading

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American women and guns

The Second Amendment codified the right for (free) people to bear arms in 1791. Long before the movie Cold Mountain famously portrayed circumstances in which women protected themselves during the Civil War, Colonial women owned and used guns. Scholarship of probate inventories by … Continue reading

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GOING UP? SIXTH FLOOR! SUICIDES AND MURDER

I don’t mean that to be humorous. Everything is going up. The delay times in our adjudications. The time to get in to VAMC for a mental health evaluation. The price of gas. And so on. What shouldn’t be, is. … Continue reading

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PTSD AT MADIGAN CLINIC

Obviously, when I come into possession of information about Vets, or even soon-to-be-Vets on the cusp of separation, I feel obligated to regurgitate it here. Sometimes what I get is from what need be considered a classified source. This is … Continue reading

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Military Sexual Trauma

ASKNOD forwarded a recent article from another member to me for comment.   The article, by Jamie Goldberg, is entitled Military sexual assault victims’ PTSD claims are neglected, a House panel told.  After doing some research, I learned that there is an … Continue reading

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