Tag Archives: Service Connection

ROBERT WILKIE-QUO VADIS?

Well now, campers. We have a new VASEC but is it a Hallelujah moment or one more akin to a continuing series of disappointments? History provides us an endless parade of incompetent, well-meaning Secretaries that demonstrated a pronounced proclivity to … Continue reading

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MILESTONES–ROBERT STANLEY LIVINGSTONE 9/24/49-7/1/2018

Agent Orange claimed another of my brethren Sunday. We will lay him to rest today at noon. Bob came to me after he discovered his VSO had been funning him for a few decades. I was fortunate enough to get … Continue reading

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JULY 4TH, 2018

While this may be America’s day to celebrate our Independence, it always brings back a fond memory of old. After arriving on the Indochinese Peninsula in early May ’70, I discovered vast quantities of  5.56 mm x 39 mm tracers … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW 6/28/2018

Jerrel and John have graciously invited me on for another show. This should be interesting. I’d like to teach all of you how to weaponize your claims so you can’t lose. Yep. You read that correctly. Yesterday morning I had … Continue reading

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FISHING STORIES NO ONE WOULD BUY

Humor strikes me when you give me the ammo. And Least Coast Bruce (Almighty) just sent me the mother lode of fishing chuckles. In addition, at the end you will find some choice tidbits from my old friend Smoke. Life … Continue reading

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AMC CHANGES TO ARC– VA COY ON MEANING

Recently, to everyone’s surprise even at 810 Yellow Brick Road NW, the VA, without so much as a by your leave, arbitrarily changed the the name of our favorite DC black hole. I speak, of course, of the Appeals Management Center, … Continue reading

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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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