Category Archives: TBI

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

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PTSD CLAIMS–WHOA UP THERE, PARDNER

Cupcake would probably tell me not to post anything as contentious as this as it rivals politics and religion as the third rail in conversation these days. However, she pointed out one thing I concede grudgingly. When you sign up, … 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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TBI–EVERYTHING VA DOESN’T WANT YOU TO KNOW.

Trust Ben Krause to dig in and FOIA his way into the thick of TBI ratings. Actually non-ratings might be more appropriate. Check this baby out. No less than 8 or 9 training videos explaining how to knock the legs … Continue reading

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