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Cm Burns

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As stated earlier the VA lot my records and my claim is pending for PTSD and Depression. I have made contact with one of the Tech that worked in phsyc while I was on active duty and as I was treated in the clinic. She has agreed to write a statement for me to confirm I was a patient for the aformentioned diagnosis. She was not who I say but was aware of my being seen ect. I am looking for guidence on what she needs to say in the letter so that I can get her this info asap. Any advise will be appreciated.

Thnx in advance.

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Ask her to have her statement notarized. Good Luck

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Her name, branch, rank, unit, she was stationed at,

there from XX/XX/XXXX through XX,XX,XXXX.

Her current name, address, etc...

carlie

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I was referring to the statement. I am not sure how she needs to word it or what she needs to say. I want to make sure she does it correctly.

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Cm,

All she can state is what she remembers.

She MUST include those items I mentioned

or it will not get any consideration on your issue.

This is because VA will first verify military records

to see if she was actually stationed when and where

she is providing information about,regarding your issues.

As I think Pete posted I would also have her get her signature notorized

on whatever it is, she does provide.

jmho,

carlie

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