Tag Archives: 1969-LZ CORK

LZ CORK–THE JANUARY SANTA CLAUSE

An interesting thing happened to our old friend Butch. As some may recall, he filed an Extraordinary Writ of Mandamus at the Court of Veterans Appeals asking for a bye on the Hamster Wheel Appeals process. He filed back in … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–FIRE FOR EFFECT

As promised, and I’ve been asked numerous times, I give you the Joe Friday report. Hell. I expect I should have written it Monday morning for a more cliché’d VA approach. Butch and Barb have never had the august pleasure … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–SUCCESS AFTER 46 YEARS

Rarely do we get to enjoy Christmas cheer of this magnitude and so close to a day of such immense implications associated with the joy of giving and receiving. I am overjoyed to announce that after carefully building a well-constructed … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–CHRISTMAS TIDINGS 2015

LZ Corkgram– Hot news from the Key Peninsula is Butch Long got his Big Brown Envelope from VA today. I’ll be going down to his place tomorrow morning for coffee and champagne. He asked me to come down and decipher … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–VA RUNS THE TABLE ON BUTCH 46 YEARS LATER

Over the course of years watching the claims process, rarely have I seen such a desperate gambit to clear the books of all backlogged claims by the magical 2015 date promised several years ago. Read this file closely and see … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–BOB LOCKETT’S LP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LZ.

LZ Cork was a zit on Charlie’s ass from the moment they built it in early fall 1968. It’s artillery covered a wide swath of land from it’s high perch. The Viet Cong began an eradication plan in earnest when … Continue reading

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VETERANS DAY 2014

I was beseiged this afternoon with emails asking if my joke posting for today was all I planned on putting up. Well, not exactly. That space was supposed to be occupied by a long story with photos of Butch Long … Continue reading

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