Tag Archives: PTSD

LZ CORK– I’VE GOT ONE MORE SILVER DOLLAR

If you’re read my book, you know playing VA poker is an art form. You keep your cards up and don’t let prying eyes see what you’re holding. Yeah, I know the drill they espouse. “Whatdaya got? Send it allllll in. … Continue reading

Posted in HOMELESS VETERANS, Informal Claims, KP Veterans, Vietnam War history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

MILESTONES-JOHN CHARLES THOMAS JR.-1950-2016

In Vietnam, during a firefight, the most awesome sound a wounded man could hope to hear was that of a Huey Dustoff coming in regardless of the danger. When our troops were wounded, we didn’t have the luxury of time. … Continue reading

Posted in Agent Orange, Aid and Attendance, Milestones, PTSD, SC For Cause of Death, Vietnam War history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

LZ GOLF HOTEL ONE CALLS RED SMOKE-REPEAT-RED SMOKE

Last year, the sprinkler system went into overdrive after a power failure and put the fungus on a lot of my berries. It also rained unmercifully. This year, I wisely turned it off and Mother Nature promptly followed suit. In … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 Hugfest Gig Harbor Wash, All about Veterans, ASKNOD BOOK, Food for thought, Independent Living Program, KP Veterans | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

VARO–FROM SMC L TO R2 AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

  FROM THE CORREGIDOR MEMORIAL VARO IN MANILA PHILIPPINES No, it wasn’t R2D2. No droids  or hyperdrive motivators were involved. Some may recall Kevin contacted me back in February 2015 with a passel of ratings questions and an equal number of screwed … Continue reading

Posted in Aid and Attendance, C&P exams, KP Veterans, SMC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

WHERE IN SAM HILL WAS I IN 1970?

I found this site many years ago when trying to figure out where I got the silver BB that rainy monsoon September morning during Operation Leapfrog/Forward Thrust. Truth be told, I can’t say where it (the internet site) was but … Continue reading

Posted in KP Veterans, PTSD, Vietnam War history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

CAVC–GOPAN V SHINSEKI- LINE OF DUTY FOR DUMMIES

Over the last eight years I have read law. Lots of it. Line of Duty (LOD) determinations are one of those fuzzy areas where everyone can agree to the same thing for five minutes. Then along comes another LOD appeal … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, CAVC Knowledge, CAVC ruling, KP Veterans, LOD and willful misconduct, transfusions and hepatitis, Veterans Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

INCOMING- END OF YEAR HADIT RADIO SHOW

Yeppers, A summary of a good year of helping Vets find their way through the VA maze will commence at 1400 Hrs on the East Coast and 1100 hrs on the Left Coast. Berta, the CUE queen of Hadit fame … Continue reading

Posted in SVR Radio on hadit.com, Tips and Tricks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment