Tag Archives: VA Independent Living Program

BVA- ILP SERVICES ARE COMING BACK IN VOGUE (FINALLY)

Check out some of the new far thinkers at the BVA. Imagine back to that 1981 era when the Eagles just came out with that new album. Long hair was still in… and so was the ILP. We’ve taken it … Continue reading

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ILP-MEANS TEST FOR GREENHOUSE?

Yesterday morning, a Saturday, I was greeted by an email from my Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) assigned to me regarding my ILPs (plural). Remember, VR&E asshats will try desperately to convince us that we are entitled to one (1) ILP … Continue reading

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VA ILP– WE HAVE ANOTHER WINNER

Member Randy (always in good standing) has finally cut the ILP Gordian knot with the Denver VR&E krewe. After years of spewing misinformation and Catch 22 jargon at him, they finally realized he’s read Chapter 21 of 38 CFR and … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE VA AGENTS GONE?

Imagine Mary Kaye® or Nike™ Shoes offering you a dealership in a State or locality with absolutely little or no competition for nothing? Not a penny out of pocket. All you had to do was be semi-smart enough to pass … Continue reading

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BRANDED-AND YOU KNOW YOU’RE A MAN

What are the odds you could ever find two Veterans, of two entirely different wars no less, who VA had somehow shortchanged out of years and years of compensation. Granted, towards the end they were munificent beyond belief in actually … Continue reading

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ILP–THE GREENHOUSE BATTLE IS OVER

After five and a half years, the battle for the VA ILP greenhouse is over. We met at Appomattox@va.gov Friday morning and began the final dance. I felt the VA was now past the suspense date and was prepared to … Continue reading

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ILP–CORN ON THE COBETTE

In a last-gasp effort with the sun setting ever lower in the south each evening, my Silver Queen corn put it’s all into it. Two weeks ago, there wasn’t enough on the cobs to keep body and soul together for … Continue reading

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