Category Archives: Vietnam Disease Issues

No hygiene for the recruit masses

Silvia’s jetgun photos, quotes from HCVets Tricia Lupole and in an excellent article by Paul Harashim,  Jet guns should be a recognized risk factor for hepatitis C, (Las Vegas  Review Journal, 2/25/17) will be appreciated by NOD readers (Link).  He … Continue reading

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NAVAL INTELLIGENCE

Received from the Oorah contingent (who else?) this morning is an interesting commentary on the relative intelligence of Officers versus Non-Commissioned Officers. Far too often, the commands come down from above in “Make it so, Numbah One!” format. This has to … Continue reading

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WHAT’S UP, DOC?

The miracles of technology amaze. Think of this. A  a combo defibrillator/pacemaker all-in-one with a ten to thirteen year battery. In by ten- out by one- after the Versed wears off. Sounds like a Chinese Dry Cleaners. It weighs a … Continue reading

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BROKEN SNOWFLAKES DAY CARE FOR VETS

As most know by now, PEOTUS Trump has anointed David Shulkin to the post. Shulkin is McDonald’s #2 in charge of Medical or VHA as they acronymize it. This is the equal rank of the Undersecretary for Benefits over at … Continue reading

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Good WHO hepatitis poster

The World Health Organization and other non-American public health professionals are far more forthright about hepatitis information. Notice that unsafe injections and medical procedures are emphasized in this work. Of course, most laypeople have no way of knowing if they … Continue reading

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BVA–JETGUN WIN BUT IT TOOK TEN YEARS AND A GOOD VA LAW DOG

You read about the VA hamster wheel. Perhaps  you’ve taken a few rides yourself in the claims game. BVA remands, as I’ve pointed out in the past, are time alligators. My pet advocacy game with these jetgun claims is simple. … Continue reading

Posted in BvA Decisions, BvA HCV decisions, HCV Risks (documented), IMOs/IMEs, Jetgun BvA Decisions, Jetgun Claims evidence, KP Veterans, Lawyering Up, NOVA Attorneys, VA Attorneys, Veterans Law, Vietnam Disease Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM VETS–RADIO SHOW

No, we didn’t channel Adrian Cronauer. He’s still alive and well to my knowledge. I was asked by Marti Oakley to do a radio show this hallowed morning to discuss the evolving heritage of the vanishing Vietnam Veteran and the … Continue reading

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