Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE–PART IV-KARMAGEDDON

Once upon a time in the Land of nod (September 27th, 2011), on the second day of my new website, I published a CAVC decision about one Malcolm H. Melancon. It was the beginning of a long story much like … Continue reading

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APO POSTAL CODES IN SEA 1961-1975

I’m always running to the googler to find an APO for a bare spot on a mountain in Vietnam… or Laos or wherever. It’s nice to have an alphabetical order to the system as well. Here’s the First MOB’s-short for … Continue reading

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PTSD–WHY WE LOSE OR GET LOWBALLED

Here’s a great article that takes a critical look at you and your c&p examiner who makes that million dollar decision. What he doesn’t know about the military is what will sink your claim. This is a “Nexus Bible” for … Continue reading

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CAVC–17-14??– AWAITING THE DOCKET

One thing I love about Extraordinary Writs is the alacrity that enervates the DVA when it hits 625 Native American Ave. NW. Before it can even be docketed this time, I have a decision back from the Seattle Regional Office … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW THIS THURSDAY

I have been invited back because every time Jerrel asks me about how things went in San Antonio at the NOVA conferences, why, we get a caller and the subject gets put on hold. To repair that, we’re going to … Continue reading

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VBA–WORLD-CLASS SERVICE?

Yesterday morning, I dressed up in my “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore” suit. I dialed up the director’s office at the Phoenix Regional Office and was preparing to launch a diatribe on why there … Continue reading

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CAVC- CULBRETH V SHULKIN–THE 45-DAY SOLUTION

When things have dragged on for more than three years and the Regional Office really can’t remember who you are (nor could they care less), it sometimes helps to throw a Ulysses  Grant coupon at it and watch the 027 OGC … Continue reading

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