Tag Archives: vA CLAIMS FOR PTSD

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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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE ASKNODS

I do so wish Patricia Lupole (HCVETS.com) had let me use WWVD  (What Would a Veteran Do?) instead of Ask Nod. I’m not a parade kind of guy so I lowercased it to asknod.org. Since all the heroes are chiseled … Continue reading

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CALL ME BOB–WHO’S WALKING POINT?

Vietnam I Corps- July 1968 Near Quang Tri The most undesirable position an Eleven Bravo was saddled with, besides just being an Eleven Bravo and having to pack that extra 10 lbs of .45 ACP and ammo, was walking point. It was … Continue reading

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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

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THANKSGIVING 2016–YOU CAN GET ANYTHING YOU WANT…

…At Alex’s Restaurant. No Thanksgiving in a foreign land in 1970 was complete without someone dragging out a scratchy Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Restaurant vinyl and replaying the story about the 8 1/2 by 11 glossy color photos. We had no … Continue reading

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