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A Second Opinion

While awaiting Evaluation for PTSD I was, for a long time, ensconced on a mixed ward at the local VA hospital. The other patients had a wide variety of ailments. Smoking was still allowed in the Patient’s lounge. We spent … Continue reading

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It’s Not Like I Don’t Think It’s a Good Idea

It’s not like I don’t think it’s a good idea; as a matter of fact, I think it’s a great idea. Throughout history, it’s always been an undeniably good idea for a woman to somehow latch onto a man of … Continue reading

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Two Books – Same Title

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Gary Wetzel

Speaking as a fellow Vietnam war veteran I have but three words for Gary Wetzel: Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

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VETERANS CHOICE PROGRAM

When is a choice not a choice? When it’s offered by the VA. They claim vets have a choice as to where and from whom the can seek medical treatment. Ha! There’s a catch. (There’s always a catch you know.) … Continue reading

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Paying the Syntax

I saw a sign on the wall at the VA the other day. It read: “Thank You for Serving Our Country” At first glance I thought the syntax was somehow wrong. I thought perhaps it should more properly read: “Thank … Continue reading

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The Hyphen War

The psychological disorder and descriptive diagnosis of PTSD has undergone a gradual evolutionary change of labels over time but it is still essentially the same disorder; it’s still the same disease. Variously named, PTSD was called: Shell Shock (in World … Continue reading

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An Important Message for All Veterans on a Disability Pension:

USC TITLE 38 PART IV CHAPTER 53 §5301(a)(1) USC (United States Code) TITLE 38 – VETERANS BENEFITS PART IV – GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS CHAPTER 53 – SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO BENEFITS §5301. Nonassignability and exempt status of benefits §5301(a)(1) https://twentiethman.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/usc-title-38-part-iv-chapter-53-%C2%A75301a1/Continue reading

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USC TITLE 38 PART IV CHAPTER 53 §5301(a)(1)

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Million Veteran Program MVP Survey

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