Category Archives: SMC

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 , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 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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VA SMC (t)– YOU’VE LOST THAT GIVING FEELING

The other day I read a front page story written by Tacoma News Tribune military writer Adam Ashton. The article is superb in what it conveys but lacks the linkage the two Veterans’ wives were so desperately looking for. Both … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM’S RADIO SHOW–SMC KNOWLEDGE

Almost forgot to put this one up. Jerrel and John invited me to do a show last week but I made the mistake of going to Butch Long’s C&P exams. They are at QTC which is a …doctor’s office… where … Continue reading

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VARO PHOENIX–HCV WIN FOR KELLY AND JAY

Hurricane Katrina has struck again and this time outside of New Orleans. We look forward to wins in this arena as being long overdue. When denied, which invariably occurs, we are left with few avenues to prove it. This is … Continue reading

Posted in HCV Health, HCV Risks (documented), Jetgun BvA Decisions, Jetgun Claims evidence, SMC, Tips and Tricks, VA Medical Mysteries Explained, vARO Decisions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in AO, BvA Decisions, C&P exams, CAvC HCV Ruling, CAVC Knowledge, CAVC ruling, Earlier Effective dates, Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, SMC, Veterans Law, Vietnam Disease Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments