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jframe01

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About jframe01

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    E-3 Seaman
  • Birthday 03/12/1949

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    Santa Clarita, Ca

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  • Service Connected Disability
    100%
  • Branch of Service
    Marines
  1. Greetings all, Last week the VA upgraded me to 100% P&T and my retierment date was move to 12/30/13,( hey thats today) Not bad for an old one eyed man if you ask me. I love to chat but its my turn to fill in all kind of forms for parking plackards, ID cards for the PX, CHAPUSVA for mom, and property tax adjustments. Thanks for all the help. Simper Fi.
  2. 1967 MCRD San Diego... It was amazing being stabbed, air gunned by 4 or 5 corpsman. There were recutes lined up from here to Christmas. Lord only knows what they pumped into us.
  3. I had a CAT Scan at the West Los Angeles VA hospital on Dec 13 2012 and haven't heard a thing from my VA Doctor. I complained about a pain in my left side under my rib cage and was sent for an ultra sound. I then recive an urgent call form my doctor and a nurse to schedule the CATscan. How long does it take to get results from a cat scan?
  4. The good news is I have been awarded 60% desirability for unary track incontinence. The bad news is ... 60+30+30+20+10+10+10+10+10=90%, Now all I need is something that rates at 50%+ to reach 100.
  5. I've been married fo 43 years, hooked up with my lady 30 days after comming home from Vietnam(2/69), she is a very good woman. Hell she most likly saved me life. And your right, how do you put a price on this. Oh well, I'm sure MacNamera and Johnson are sleeping well.
  6. I was reviewing the 38 CFR 4 Schedule for Rating Disabilities and I found that the loss of reproductive organs list the prostrate gland. I was rated at 0% for prostrate canser simply becuse I had radicle prostrate surgery at the City of Hope (at my expence). I did not know the VA cover that, and probley would not let them operate on me anyway. So, I'm asking does anyone think thisclaim has a chance for a monatary rating or am I just chasing smoke.
  7. I was diagnosed with Prostrate Cancer in 2004. So how I wasn't notified that the VA would cover this condition and because m wife and I thought it prudent I had my prostate removed and very luckily was able to make it through the 5 years with a PSA of 0.00. In 2009 I developed diabetes and did contact the VA, and am currently at 80% disability. So here is my question. I submitted a claim for "loss of reproductive organ" for loss of my prostrate. I also have a stipend for ED. Do any of you now anything about this, will the VA honer this, or is this just reaching too far.
  8. jframe01

    Leukemia

    Berta I'm fully employed, however it;s a struggle to stay that way. I've gone from a section manager for a big league computer company to a barely fuctioning government worker. I think I may have had a breakdown in 2000 or so. I didn't get to the VA until I developed DMII and that was only by chance in 2007. Anyway the drugs I taking for PTSD ( they are a blessing) seem to have given me a lazy fair type of attitude. Not to much upsets me, and the never ending panic attacks have stopped. Look I'm 63 years old, if I can tolerate the BS and nonsense for 2 more years things will be fine. Who would have thought that after all these years some people don't think I'm qualified to be a GS7. And yet I feel lucky, and I still hold the Government responsible for the whole AO crap. Oh, my blood test show I'm anemic. I'm seeing the doctor out of pocket, can't say that I trust the VA so much. jframe01
  9. jframe01

    Leukemia

    I hope all test news is OK! With 80% now, you are not far from TDIU paid at the 100% rate.The decision you got when you got up to 80% should have stated why they did not consider you for TDIU. Are you still employed? If not do you get SSDI solely for the 80% conditions? Have you ever formally applied for TDIU with the 21-8940 form?
  10. jframe01

    Leukemia

    Thanks, I cannot thank you enough. So far I've been through a tread mill test. Had a tube stuck down into my gut and one the other way (if you get my drift), so far every thing is good. I still need to complete a few more tests and as soon as I know more I'll post it. Berta thank you. Jframe01
  11. I found this informtion and want some input. The rule on effective dates for service connection: The later of the following: 1. The date when the VA received the claim or, a date prior to September 25, 1985; or, 2. The date when the disability arose; or, 3. The day after discharge of the class member if the claim was received within one year of discharge from active service. Is using the "the latter of the following" the VA's out for not paying form the day of diagnosis. It seems to be a sad commentary for the American Veterans of the Vietnam era. We enlisted or were drafted, served all over the world and did what was asked of us. I think it’s disrespectful, disgraceful and disingenuous. I know I'm simple minded, but they poisoned us, they knew it. They denied it and know the Vets and their families that have suffered through boughs of cancer, heart attacks and other horribly AO induced medical conditions are left with “the later of the following”. It really is shameful. The VA and the courts are doing their best to avoid the real issue, and that’s the United States Governments lack of accountably. I suppose if the VA and our government drags there feet for a few more years we will all be dead and out of their hair.
  12. jframe01

    Leukemia

    I'm in the process of being diagnosed with the symptoms for Leukemia (yes I know we should not research and diagnose ourselves), so far I've had a tread mill test. That was normal and am know scheduled for a CAT scan. Any advice, suggestions or information will be greatly appecerated.
  13. jframe01

    Ao Filing Date

    My friends, the government of the United States subjected you to the ravages of Agent Orange the day you stepped into Vietnam. Now they want to use some bureaucratic mumbo jumbo to justify not compensating us. Its time to hold our government accountable. They work for us, their our servents... Call your Senators and Congressperson What you were given is a long term death sentience. Were piling up health conditions and our representatives don't give a flying (add your ending here). Dammit we're Americans. Hell bells,well will fight anybody that treads on us.Fight , call, complain just do something...Hold these rat bastards accountable. NUF SAID. Simper Fi . My friends, the government of the United States subjected you to the ravages of Agent Orange the day you stepped into Vietnam. Now they want to use some bureaucratic mumbo jumbo to justify not compensating us. Its time to hold our government accountable. They work for us, their our servents... Call your Senators and Congressperson What you were given is a long term death sentience. Were piling up health conditions and our representatives don't give a flying (add your ending here). Dammit we're Americans. Hell bells,well will fight anybody that treads on us.Fight , call, complain just do something...Hold these rat bastards accountable. NUF SAID. Simper Fi .
  14. jframe01

    Rating For Ihd

    Listen I still think the VA and the Federal Government is responsible for the damages we incurred in Vietnam. I'm 80% disabled and not impressed. I volunteered to serve my country in 1967. Not a popular move, but my love of country and dedication too all that makes this country great, drove me to enlist in the Marine Corps. Somehow Johnston and his little buddy McNamara decided that poising me and me fellow VN vets was a noble and worthy idea. After all the issues me and my family have had to endure it pains me to read the constant posts on veterans who were promised a fair and understanding government, just care from the VA and the respect for our service. It is unacceptable to have a condition that occurred as a result of their knowing and intentional act exposing us to a Dixon, that will kill everyone of us, and then lamely say your compensation is from the time you applied. BULLS**T, did anybody get any notice that the US Government was posting a presumptive list for Agent Orange...I seemed to have missed that one. Stand up. Right you congressman and Senators, call you priest stand on the corner. Or stay fixed, don't do anything, you'll find the status quo. My name is Jim I served in VN in I Corp November 1967 to Feb 1969 IHD 1997 Prostrate Cancer 2004 PTSD 1967 Ringing in the ears 1967 DMII 2008 num hands and feet 1999 Leukemia Going through the test (Good Lord, just how much do they want from me and my wife).
  15. My PSA is still at 0.00. Its to bad I wasn't aware of the changes in AO rule changes. I guess the VA and the media forgot to mention it. I did not apply for benifits untill 2009. And thanks to all for your support.
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