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Re: Superbowl and no drinking (reply)
It is hard to give up alcoholic beverage but it is good for your condition.  I quit drinking a long time ago because I realized that every stupid thing I ever did was when I was drinking.
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

02/08/16 16:32:45
Re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions (reply)
We already dealt with this in VN.  When the monsoon hit, it got very wet and muddy.  The rivers rose and the jungles were chilly and growing.  The APCs got stuck in the mud and the roads needed more laterite to fill in the monsoon pot...
Social Chat

BROVET

02/08/16 13:31:43
Re: read this- (reply)
If the old soldier has any evidence, however slight, the VA should help him out.  The PR on this is very bad.  Hope this all works out.
Social Chat

BROVET

02/08/16 12:42:08
Re: read this- (reply)
You do not get $1000.00 a month for life for a PH (you do not get anything).  You do get $$ for a Congressional Medal of Honor.
Social Chat

BROVET

02/08/16 01:26:17
Re: Buying silver?? (reply)
Silver and gold are way down from their highs but there are no guarantees that they will not continue to go down in price.  Normally, gold and silver rise in value when the economy starts going to hell or when inflation goes nuts.  Right...
Social Chat

BROVET

02/06/16 14:12:47
Re: What if you tell the VA your thought about suicide? (reply)
I see a private therapist and when asked mental health questions at the VA, I tell them that I discuss mental health issues with my doctor and move on.  I have never been pushed for an answer to their questions.
Mental Health Issues

BROVET

02/06/16 14:06:35
Re: Just good news. (reply)
Good for you on helping a brother vet!
P&T - Permanent & Total Disability

BROVET

02/06/16 14:04:36
Re: IU & Dental (reply)
I went to the VA dentist at Johnson City, TN just this week and (as always) the work and care was excellent.  I would compare my VA dentist to the best dentist that ever treated me.  The scheduling take a little time but the work has...
IU - Individual Unemployability

BROVET

02/06/16 14:02:23
Re: "CUE" Claim (reply)
Could be a quality audit.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

02/05/16 23:58:33
Re: Claimed denied........need advice on appealing!! (reply)
Wait for the official notification and report back on the rationale stated in the decision as to why anything is denied.  Good luck going forward.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

02/05/16 23:54:26
Re: Not a good start... (reply)
Vol wrote:Small point. Thousands of people will enlist today knowing what their AFSC/MOS will be. Contingent on completing the required training of course. Had to be a chick from Tennessee didn't it?? Reading my mind...
Social Chat

BROVET

02/05/16 16:09:48
Re: NOD Denial due to incorrect dates. (reply)
If it is not a typo, then just advise your VSO and have him contact the VA.  That should solve the problem.
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

02/05/16 01:31:22
Re: Total Knee Replacement and Private Insurance. (reply)
A TKR will result in 13 months of 100% convalescent pay and a minimum 30% rating after the surgery.  If it is a PKR then all bets are off.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

02/03/16 23:41:26
Re: Retired ANG and VA (reply)
If the disability is proven to have occurred while under Federal orders, then it can be filed.  Normally, a LOD determination is made and acted upon for benefits
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

02/03/16 23:38:39
Re: Senators scold Mabus for causing drama with Marine Corps (reply)
This guy wanted the outcome of the study (males and females in Marine combat jobs) to meet his preconceived views.  He was not interested in what the study concluded because it did not provide the data he was looking for to support his...
Social Chat

BROVET

02/03/16 13:52:42
Re: I am 100% VA rated P/T...notification letter says no further appointments needed..question about tha (reply)
I see a private doctor because I want continuity of care with the same doctor.  The VA often changes doctors but a private doctor will establish a practice and stay in the area for many years.  This is just my choice and works for me....
P&T - Permanent & Total Disability

BROVET

02/03/16 13:40:37
Re: Stroke and Agent Orange (reply)
Saying that IHD causes stroke is like saying high levels of sugar have been linked to causing diabetes and sugar has been identified as causing cavities, therefore, cavities are secondary to diabetes.
Agent Orange, Heart Disease, Prostate and Parkinson's

BROVET

02/02/16 21:50:29
Re: Change in diagnosis (reply)
Have you used the Blue Button to download your doctor's notes concerning your visits?  The psychiatrist's notes may not be present but the PCP's notes should all be there.  Secondly,  if your shrink won't tell you what is going on, then...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

02/02/16 18:33:27
Re: PTSD and Depression (reply)
Drinking only amplifies a person's depression.
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

02/02/16 16:46:58
Re: Lose unemployability by filing new claim (reply)
Did he notify the VA within 24 hours of the emergency?  If he is 100% P&T, then emergency care should be covered for treatment for as long as there was an emergency that precluded moving him to a VA...
IU - Individual Unemployability

BROVET

02/02/16 16:14:55
I only answer questions regarding complaints, technical issues etc. I do not reply to claims or personal questions. Thanks.