Category Archives: VSOs

BVA–TRYING TO POKE A HOLE IN LOD/WILLFUL MISCONDUCT

VA loves to try to rescind, revoke or otherwise contradict a finding of LOD such that it can invoke the willful misconduct etiology on drug use. Here’s a classic example of Uncle Victor’s munchkins huffing and puffing and trying like … Continue reading

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VSOs DON’T GET NO RESPECT

Veterans Service Organization representative Carl Jenkins emails me this New Year’s morning to inform me that I don’t know very much about the process. Mr. Jenkins identifies with the Veterans Of Foreign Wars service organization he represents but neglects to identify which … Continue reading

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HOW TO PICK A GOOD VSO SERVICE OFFICER

Well, kids. It’s degenerated to that point in the twenty first century where the actual majority of all claims going to the BVA for adjudication are riddled with errors. Instead of just by Regional Office personnel, it’s clearly becoming apparent that … Continue reading

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Board of Veterans’ Appeals Annual Report 2013

A few notes about what veterans are up against at the BVA. (PDF LINK: BVA2013AR). The Office of Veterans Law Judges (OVLJ) “consists of two Deputy Vice Chairmen (DVC), 10 Chief VLJs, up to 78 VLJs, and approximately 400 attorneys who prepare … Continue reading

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VARO– MARK’S OPUS–WHAT’S BEHIND DOOR #3

Many of you across the fruited asknod and Hadit plain continue to suffer the misconception, goaded on undoubtedly by VSO horror stories, that if you ask for another bowl of porridge from VA, they will not only give you a … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY 1–MICHIGAN VSO OVERCHARGES VETS FOR HIS SERVICES

We always ( I did) got the old saw from a VFW service rep. that “Hey, we’re doin’ this for free for you. We don’t get paid a dime like those shyster attorneys that scalp you for all your winnings. … Continue reading

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VSOs NOW CHARGING FOR SERVICES

Apparently, in a new development for Veterans, VSOs everywhere have instituted a new policy of charging Veterans and their widows for help in getting service connection. The Battle Creek Enquirer, in what appears to be the scoop of the century, … Continue reading

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IRRITATED SERVICE OFFICER COMPLAINS

I found this comment on my How Low is Low? post and felt we should all analyze each and every point Mr. Kenneth Aune brings up. So, forewith, I transplant his complaint and query here and my rejoinder. Mr. Aune … Continue reading

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KPVETERANS.NET

What could be better than falling into cow poop and coming out happy and sweet-smelling as a clam at high tide? I decided to affiliate with the local Veterans outfit here in my neighborhood. Imagine a peninsula fashioned identically like … Continue reading

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AND EVEN MORE GOOD NEWS

Mark, or Hepsick as he has used as a handle over the years, has had one of the hardest, nastiest examples of a VA HCV claim. Imagine the worst case of circumstances–then multiply it by two 48 week courses of … Continue reading

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