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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #60 on: May 19, 2013, 09:48:24 pm »
Hey bettle welcome  :Kudos11:
Blessings! :heart:
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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #61 on: May 21, 2013, 09:50:14 am »
Semper Fi Bettle.  Welcome.

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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #62 on: October 25, 2013, 04:21:44 pm »
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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #63 on: November 09, 2013, 07:55:55 am »
Just noticed that I never have checked in here. I am a Vietnam era veteran. Was rated 20% when I got out and let it ride for way too long finally filed to get it increased in 2012 and with the VA math got 70% now fighting for TDIU? Got SSDI awarded in 2012 and using that and the doctors reports to assist in the unemployability. This site did wonders for the SSDI battle and there is a site like this for the VA battle go have a look around (contact me for link) it is veterans helping veterans.  Now if we could only figure a way to speed the VA claims departments up.......
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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #64 on: January 05, 2014, 08:53:05 am »
With the influx of Afgan and Iraq wounded transferring from active duty to VA I imagine the claims process is only going to get slower. I applied for IU and received a letter in Sep '13 that they'd let me know by June '14. Although if someone is missing limb, I don't see how that can take very long. But I'm trying to use common sense with a Govt bureaucracy so ....

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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #65 on: January 05, 2014, 09:22:25 am »
I know this is way, way over due for those who served in Vietnam and for that I Sincerely Apologize. Thank You For Your Service. Thank Your Family For Their Service.

Most here don't remember what it was like for those returning from serving in Vietnam because they were either too young or hadn't been born yet. But, for those of us who do remember, we will never forget.
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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #66 on: June 10, 2014, 01:50:04 pm »
When did you become disabled and were you on active duty at the time?

I served 9 years Army Guard, and 6 years Air Guard.  Career Guardsman with about three years active duty due to activations.  I served in Operation Noble Eagle and OEF/OIF.  I was with the 447th AEG in Baghdad.

I had, lets just say, 'a bit of difficulty' after returning from the sandbox.  VA rated me at 50% for PTSD in 2005.  In 2012 I was diagnosed with Gallbladder Cancer.  The treatment for that beat me up pretty good.  I applied for SSDI for the GBC and was approved under compassionate allowance rules.  I believed, and so did my Oncologist,  that toxic exposure in the Persian Gulf made me sick, so I also applied to the VA and they granted me a service connection for the cancer.  A combined rating with VA of 80%.  I applied for TDIU and was approved.  Took 19 months.

I was granted SSDI before the VA came thru.  My SSDI will be reviewed every three years.  VA is total and permanent. 

The question I have is-  Should I notify SSDI of my VA TDIU? 
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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #67 on: June 10, 2014, 02:13:35 pm »
The question I have is-  Should I notify SSDI of my VA TDIU? 

Immediately! 
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Re: Veterans check in here
« Reply #68 on: June 12, 2014, 10:35:31 am »
Go Army :Celebrate09:  "Airborne Ranger" All the Way :Happy13:
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