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Feb 14 11 12:32 PM
Thank you 7thInfDiv.I find it sad that some on this forum offer mostly discouragement and even sometimes ridicule toward Thailand veterans. On this Valentines Day to all veterans who served in Thailand (Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam as well), may God bless you and your wives and sweethearts. Thank you for your service. Don't accept the discouragement. File your claims. You deserve support all the way.
Feb 14 11 12:45 PM
nmfxstc wrote:Nothing at all wrong with filing a valid, well grounded claim, but a laundry list of "maybes" just isn't a claim. "Maybe" there was AO in Spain, Vermont, Leyte? "Maybe" it got airborne and reached Utah or Tennessee?
That's the issue!
Feb 14 11 12:57 PM
Nothing at all wrong with filing a valid, well grounded claim, but a laundry list of "maybes" just isn't a claim. "Maybe" there was AO in Spain, Vermont, Leyte? "Maybe" it got airborne and reached Utah or Tennessee?That's the issue!
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Feb 14 11 1:47 PM
I posted on some other thread about the "fact" that our barracks (except officers and the "new" cement barracks) were ALL built on the perimeter of the base at UBON. If you need some photos please PM me with your e-mail address and I will send them to you. Also, Supply, Patroleum Oil Lubricants were on the perimeter (check point charlie) side of the base. I do not have pictures of Supply but I have one of the POL site if you need that too.
Feb 14 11 1:52 PM
bobbells wrote:I am not sure about anyone else's claim, but I know the facts on my claim and they are not grounded on a maybe, actually they are grounded in fact of which I have stated a number of times, so I am not just throwing something against the wall hopeing for it to stick, I am filing a claim and trying to stay within the VA guidelines on how to proceed, they VA has stated that if your MOS puts you on the perimiter of certain bases in Thailand then you are are entilted to compension for certain diasease's, I have IHD fact..I was stationed at both Ubon and Korat within the alloted times that are posted on the VA site and anther fact is the location fo the equipment I worked on, so lI just do not understand what it is some people think I am doing worng. Trust me I will file my NOD after I speak to the VSO and then go from there.
Bobbells, I wish you all the luck in obtaining a
successful claim. The VA site also states that if you worked “Near” not
just “On” the perimeter.
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Feb 14 11 2:54 PM
sj should have said that from the start.
Feb 14 11 2:55 PM
Wow; I just realized that a thread was canceled because of the so-called negative direction it went. Wow; it went that way because the self-appointed 'pros' made it insulting, negative and discouraging. Then they point fingers at others and place the blame on anyone other than themselves. VBN needs to do some serious house cleaning. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but being rude, insulting and demeaning certainly doesn't reflect well on the efforts of the majority of vets who come here seeking help. If you can't HELP, then shut-the-****-up...
Feb 14 11 3:43 PM
"Perhaps you should take some of your own advice. Talk about rude!"
My sentiments, exactly. Couple of guardhouse lawyers playing Don Quixote. They'd be happy with a free-for-all. I believe SJ was correct in opining that it had deteriorated to such
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