Category Archives: SMC

BVA-TWO AMERICAN KIDS GROWING UP IN THE HEARTLAND

Rarely am I given the exalted job of helping a widow on such short notice. In the instant case, Jack  and Diane turned out to be Larry and Shirley. They began visiting asknod in search of that which can be … Continue reading

Posted in BvA Decisions, Camp Lejeune poisoning, Food for the soul, KP Veterans, Lawyering Up, Medical News, SMC, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA Medical Mysteries Explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

THE UDORN RESEARCH GROUP

I belong to very few organizations and for good reason. Any time you attach your name to a group, you embody that group’s beliefs and aspirations. I hight three. I belong to the National Organization of Veterans Advocates, the National … Continue reading

Posted in Agent Orange, All about Veterans, AO, DM II, KP Veterans, NOVA Attorneys, Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, SMC, VA Agents, VA Attorneys, Vietnam Disease Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

LZ CORK-MAMA’S GONNA MAKE A LITTLE SHORT’NIN’ BREAD

  Put on the skillet, slip on the lid, Mama’s gonna make a little short’nin’ bread. That ain’t all she’s gonna do, Mama’s gonna make a little coffee, too. What an auspicious day for a Decision Review Officer (DRO) Hearing. … Continue reading

Posted in 1154(b) combat presumptions, 3.156(c), Earlier Effective dates, KP Veterans, NPRC 1973 Fire, PTSD, SMC, TBI, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, Veterans Law, Vietnam War history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

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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THE SEARCH CONTINUES

I apologize for not posting this sooner. I wish to thank all those who have sent me get well reminders. After five days in the hospital, even less is apparent about what has happened. After my Tuesday morning rush to … Continue reading

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HADIT RADIO FRIDAY TOPICS

First , a close look at a BVA decision on SMC that is completely lost in space. While it may appear the Vet (Fred) has knocked one out of the park, VA has instead substituted Spam for Prime Rib dinner.  fred … Continue reading

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FRIDAY HADIT RADIO SHOW AT 1600 HRS ON THE LEFT COAST

Jerrel slipped and fell on Missouri ice and broke his hip. He just had surgery and will be fine if he stays away from VA hospitals. In the meantime JBasser and myself will be doing a show tomorrow in the … Continue reading

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