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    • uniccco  »  shrekthetank1

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                 New and material evidence to reopen claim for service connection, Sleep Apnea I saw this in the va .gov website  can you please tell me what this means did they grant me service connection or just reopened it for sleep apnea  
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    • Treymon

      Any Advice on a QTC Examination for Housebound Status! I just received this letter today saying that I have an appointment scheduled next week! Do I have to travel all the way to Washington State from Oregon for the QTC Exam? Seems like a long way to go for a QTC examination! It is a 500 mile round trip.
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    • Treymon

      I have found all documents to support my claims and they're in my possession. Yes. I have been doing a lot of research!
      Interesting note*: My prior claims were lost for 28 yrs and then for some reason they found out that I had lost my place in some docket and every time it came up it would be shuffled back to the bottom! Isn't that illegal? (explanation from a VFW person at the Seattle VBA!)
      This is just all really weird, but I am not giving up! Thanks Everybody!
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    • Treymon

      Since all of my submittals to the VFW in Portland have disappeared, Can I do an intention to file a claim? And how should I go about it.
      Thank you Everyone!
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    • Treymon

      I seems that the past two VSO'S in 3 months have resigned from their post. All my submittals have disappeared. I guess I am ready to file my self and have the VFW represent me at the hearings. I guess these guys are really busy! I got this! Peace
       
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