Category Archives: vARO Decisions

BRANDED-AND YOU KNOW YOU’RE A MAN

What are the odds you could ever find two Veterans, of two entirely different wars no less, who VA had somehow shortchanged out of years and years of compensation. Granted, towards the end they were munificent beyond belief in actually … Continue reading

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Vet forced to go off DMII meds to prove he has it

Nurses have told us that DMII is a chronic condition; that once you have it, you always have it.  And to never go off the restricted diet or risk suffering terrible side effects.   When we lived in a senior … Continue reading

Posted in Agent Orange, AO, Blood info, BvA Decisions, DM II, Food for thought, Guest authors, non-va care, Uncategorized, vARO Decisions, Vietnam Disease Issues, VSOs | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

VARO DENIAL–THE VERY FIRST STEP IN SOLVING THE PUZZLE

I am constantly amazed at finding there are many, many Veterans unaware of the vast wealth of knowledge only a fingertip away from them on the Internet. I get links every day from many of you that lead me to yet … Continue reading

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WHEREFORE ART THOU JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN?

When we drove back east every time from here in The Other Washington, we took I-90 through to Maine or dropped down to Virginia depending on where we were heading. The first time we took the I-94 side route over … Continue reading

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VARO–HIDE AND SEEK

I have had numerous queries as to where to find all my widgets listed above. Some of you even desire to know the name of that brain dead VA rater who absolutely refused to have the decency (or courage) to put his/her name … Continue reading

Posted in KP Veterans, Nexus Information, Tips and Tricks, vARO Decisions, VBMS Tricks, Veterans Law | 6 Comments

BVA–LONG COOL WOMAN IN A BLACK DRESS

What could be better than a long cool Veterans Law Judge in a black robe than a red hot Vet’s law dog  on your team named Jeany Mark Esquire. Ms. Mark is one half of the tag team of Lieberman … Continue reading

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VETERANS BENEFITS ADMIN CALLS IN ORDNANCE ON POSITION

In the last decade, I have been fascinated by just how long it takes to have your number called in VA Poker. In the pre-VBMS days of 1989, it took from July to October to get the shiny onion skin denial. … Continue reading

Posted in Gulf War Issues, KP Veterans, M-21 info, Medical News, Nexus Information, VA Medical Mysteries Explained, vA news, vARO Decisions, VARO Misfeasance, VBMS Tricks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments