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CHANGE MANAGEMENT AGENTS–THE UNSUNG HEROES

Actually, I probably blew that and should have written Heroines as most of the VA CMAs I talk to are women. One thing is certain. Change embodies what they do and they are quick about it. Today, I wish to … Continue reading

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CAVC–GRAHAM v SHULKIN- BELTS AND SUSPENDERS GENTLEMEN

They say the third time is the charm. Golly doggie, I’d hope to think so. Judge Bartley kinda got a little hot around the collar on my last foray to try to pour concrete around the  Individualized Independent Living Program … Continue reading

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THE HUMOR GENE

Every once in a while I get an email telling me my blogs are too droll and pedantic. I get that. I do try to inject that quintessential element of levity in between these legalistic tomes but keep in  mind … Continue reading

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VIETNAM-THE VISION THAT WAS PLANTED IN MY BRAIN

One glaring similarity I share with all those who served in SEA  is the inability to this day to discuss it with those who weren’t there. It’s not for lack of finding the right words.  To this day, few ever … 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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NOVA–SPRING MUSINGS FOR SAN ANTONIO

NOVA, the National Organization of Veterans Advocates, holds its annual spring conferences out west here. Cowboy hats are optional. This being the third I will be attending, it dawned on me why it’s almost tantamount to an annual Hajj to … Continue reading

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VETERAN”S TOOL BOX

Tattoo this number to the top of the keyboard for VA claims gratification. Just out on Ron Nesler’s VA Is Lying Facebook site, the accompanying email address is the equivalent of the ‘Call me Bob’ McDonald’s cell phone. Use it sparingly … Continue reading

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