Tag Archives: vA CLAIMS FOR PTSD

VA–RAMP & PRIVATIZATION RUMINATIONS

People have emailed me and even cornered me down at Walt’s in my favorite place- the meat section, of course. It’s like watching meat TV. My best friend in the world, Ray Paul, is the head butcher there. Vets have … Continue reading

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CAVC–HARVEY v SHULKIN–LIPSTICK ON THE COLLAR

Over the years of my involvement in VA law, I have occasionally (rarely, mind you) heard of Medical Doctor cum Juris Doctorate hired guns. No names here. You all know who you are. In the same vein, I have encountered … Continue reading

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BVA–RAPID TURNOVER OF STAFF ATTORNEYS BODES ILL FOR VETS

My good friend Vicki sent me a link the other day that really rolled my socks down. I was mortified to think how this impacts the backlog at the BVA for docketing our appeals. Mind you, I take some of … Continue reading

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KHE SANH–50 YEARS LATER

I saw an article on the Khe Sanh Golf and Country Club Grand opening this AM. January 21st, two days before the start of Tet ’68, all hell broke lose up in NW Quảng Tri province. It was about as … Continue reading

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THE UDORN RESEARCH GROUP

I belong to very few organizations and for good reason. Any time you attach your name to a group, you embody that group’s beliefs and aspirations. I hight three. I belong to the National Organization of Veterans Advocates, the National … Continue reading

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POP SMOKE-HALLOWEEN HUMOR

Dennis “Pop” Steftenagel, whom I had the distinguished pleasure of meeting at the 2013 Hugfest in held in Magnet, Indiana, is a collector of fine art. Below, you will see his finesse and a small sampling of his wares. I … Continue reading

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PTSD–WHY WE LOSE OR GET LOWBALLED

Here’s a great article that takes a critical look at you and your c&p examiner who makes that million dollar decision. What he doesn’t know about the military is what will sink your claim. This is a “Nexus Bible” for … Continue reading

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