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About carguy29

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  • Birthday 10/09/1972

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  1. So, as I am waiting for the VA's "speedy" decision, I received a letter stating that they were still reviewing the evidence and would make a decision shortly. Since the reply from Pete, I expected at least the 60-90 day wait. I received a letter from MES yeaterday stating that I have another appointment for a C-Spine X-ray on Friday (18-DEC). The MES Doctor told me that he really thought that my headaches actually stem from an injury to the C1-C3 area and he made a verbal nexus to the accident which led to the first TBI. This was a parachuting accident at Ft. Bragg where I burned-in fr
  2. Hi Berta, The MES Dr. was a very nice guy and he explained why I have the symptoms I do. I was a Paratrooper and burned in from 150 feet, which was well documented in my service records, so he took the time to explain "things we know now that we didn't know in 1997". He explained that they (MES) has tried to get the VA to pay for MRI's and/or brain scans but the VA will not pay for them. He said the skull x-ray was simply a VA formality in my case, since my 2 head injuries were in 1997 and 1998 and that it would only show something like a calcium buildup but only if I had a skull fractur
  3. Hi to all, This is my first post here, so sorry for the length. I recently had my re-evaluation based in the infamous letter announcing the change to DC 8045. When I sent in the form to request the re-evaluation, I got a letter back stating that they would make a decision within 30 days. I thought this was a bit strange as I anticipated actually talking to someone. I got an odd call from MES Solutions on the 30th day informing me of 3 appointments the following week. The first was a neuropsychological evaluation, which took parts of 2 days, Friday and Monday, since I take an ADHD
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