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    Please take a minute to read through this it will explain how to make posts that will get you answers.

    Note: Your firsts posts on the board may be delayed before they show up, as they are reviewed, this process does not take long and the review requirement will be removed usually by the 6th post, though we reserve the right to keep anyone on moderator preview. This process allows us to remove spam and other junk posts before they hit the board. We want to keep the focus on VA Claims and this helps us do that.

    I know you are anxious to jump into the forum, but these tips will help you get to it a lot faster.

    Do not give advice contrary to the law. Such as lying to VA or SSA or working under the table for cash in order to hide your employment status from government agencies. Such postings will be deleted, further posting will result in a ban from the forum.

    1. Post a clear title like 'Need help preparing PTSD claim' or "VA med center won't schedule my surgery" instead of 'I have a question'.

    Knowledgable people who don't have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn't clear in the title.

    I don't read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.

    2. Use paragraphs instead of one huge, rambling introduction or story.

    Again - You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.

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    3. Post clear questions and then give background info on them.

    Example is:

    A. I was previously denied for apnea - Should I refile a claim?

    I was diagnosed with apnea in service and recived a CPAP machine but claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?

    B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?

    I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?

    Do Not Argue With The Moderators. If a moderator tells you to stop doing something then stop, if you are unable to stop yourself, your account will be deleted. Moderators are in place to keep the forum running smoothly, what they say goes. Veterans is not affiliated with any other websites. Hadit does not control or have any input into the goals or purpose of what other sites/programs might pursue. Hadit does not endorse nor is it responsible for the goals and statements of any other websites or programs.

    Hadit is not a political tool or group and is not responsible for the Political expression or ideas, of members, that may temporarily be posted.

    From time to time there will be links to supporting information, but in no way is responsible for that information and the contents of any other website. It is up to each visitor to check the accuracy and timeliness of any information used.

    This is a moderated forum with rules please adhere to them or it will necessitate the deletion of your account. Anything a Moderator finds to be erroneous is subject to review and deletion.

    Everyone won't agree on many things, but the one thing we should agree on is that we are here so that no brother or sister veteran gets left behind, not on a jungle trail, not on a desert trail and not on a paper trail." Tbird

    The biggest component of to help veterans is our very active discussion forum. Over 7500 (as of March 2011) registered users, with an average of about 200 posts per day. New Registrations average about 200 members per month.

    Please note that the discussion forum is made up of veterans just like you, they come to and its discussion forum from all over the world. Some come to ask questions, some come to help do research for other vets, some to answer questions, others come for the sense of community that provides and still others come just to provide an ear and shoulder to those veterans who have become weary.

    There are some folks who for whatever reason sign on to discussion forums to cause disruption. However, we still have this problem the best advice is ignore them; they want a fight, a response, don't give it to them. We have an ignore user feature, you can look up any member by name and click to ignore them.

    New members posts are moderated and not visible to all members until the staff can review a few posts to make sure it is not a spammer, troll or some other divisive individual.'s discussion forum is "User Friendly" as long as posters do not cause division. We are not into censorship. We simply need to set forth some guidelines. These are aimed at maintaining harmony on the Web Forum.. When one person disrupts many then we feel it's time to take action.

    Remember that most that come to our discussion forum have been wounded in one way or another. Be kind to each other, if angered take a day to respond. Personal attacks are not what we are about; we are about helping our brother and sister veterans.

    We reserve the right to remove any posts or member at any time.

    This is a NOT a secure website Do Not post private information such as name, addresses, phone numbers or social security numbers, etc.

    If you want provide the information below:

    Any other claims that have been awarded, can affect the handling of this claim, so if you can, provide as much information as possible about your current VA status. If you know the Disability Codes (DCs), then give those also. You can find them in 38CFR Chap 1, Part 4. if the VA did not/will not provide them.

    This is NOT a secure web site, so if you do not wish to provide this information, we understand, and will help as much as possible in general terms. You can get most of the information for yourself, by researching the many links on this site.

    Please remember that we are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message.

    The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of Veterans. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email. We can remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary.

    You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use this bulletin board to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, racist, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise is a violation of any law.

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    We reserve the right to remove any posts or member at any time.

    Do not give advice contrary to the law. Such as lying to VA or SSA or working under the table for cash in order to hide your employment status from government agencies. Such postings will be deleted, further posting will result in a ban from the forum.

    • No Flaming (Negative comments about other members, other boards, or other sites.)
    • No vulgar language
    • No offensive verbal assaults
    • No sexual connotations
    • No personal attacks
    • No political discussions we are not a political forum our focus is VA disability claims. Political discussions lead to flame wars, it takes up valuable space and is not what this board was set up for. There are many other boards to discuss politics, this is not one of them.
    • No religious testimonials or discussions of one faith against another. There are other sites for this.
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