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Hello All Hope All Is Well. I am Sorry to say this is just another tradgedy that our Government probably could have avoided,But due to the Facts of as a resource and agencies that have been decensitized by whatever means this will continue until they wake up and smell the Roses to be politically correct.This is absoloutely UNACCEPTABLE BY ANY STANDARDS.My Heart goess out to his Family

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My prayers are with this family. Terrible ending for this vet. Who knows after the VA does a study they may find it was not a mistake and there was no overpayment after all. I will apply for any all benefits in which I am entitled to but I will not look to the VA as my source for anything, just a resource. That way I don't get my bubble bursted. The VA is a resource that Americans has been blessed with in provision, even with all it's defects and mistakes, it is the best in the world and under the wrong person as commander-in-chief it could be must worse than it is now, especially one who thinks 32 PSI in your vehicle tires will solve the gas price crisis. There are some good people who work for the VA and some who are evil. Same as anywhere else. I have several situations with the VA over the years that would get the almost best of me, but i refuse to give in let it. I won't give them the pleasure of succeeding in the irritation tatics. I will be thorn in their side when they seek to destroy me, and with every avenue I have as long as I can still type.

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Terrible just terrible to have let this happen. My prayers go out to his family. Like danang the VA has almost got the best of me and I just put my faith in christ and let him take care of all my worries. I can't believe the VA would do that! Why not set up a payment plan if he was really over payed? Since it was their fault they should just right it off as an error, it's not the Vets fault.



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This is tragic. We dont know how people are going to cope with the effects of receiving a letter like this.

I still would like to see an investigation done to dfetermine if he really owed the money or was it a mistake by someone?



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the va beuracracy is what does this.not the low level guys and gals in the trenches.i was going to voc rehab and had custody of my 5 kids. i took them with me and made them sit outside the door until my classes were done.this got burdensome,so i dropped a class.the va stopped all my checks.i was getting zero to feed my kids.they did not care.the people at the lower levels tried to help but the big cheese boys said no....we are just a number at the GS-11 level and above.

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My simpathies go out to the family members. I can truthfully say I know how this person felt. I too am but one check away from being homeless and anything to eat. I pray the great spirit sees this individual as a broken soul worthy to inter his kingdom even though those who have written his laws say that suicide is an unforgivable sin. His thoughts were obviously pushed beyond rational thinking, since he felt all he had left to give was his blood.

The VA should be thankfull that he was rational enough to take only his own life and no others. One of these days, the VA will push the wrong person beyond their limits and there may be another Oklahoma tragedy, but instead of a Federal building, it will be a Veterans Administration Office.

Time is tolling, the odds are narrowing and one day it will happen. When it does, people will wonder why, when they should have seen it coming and done something to correct the problem that is the route of all these Veteran suicides.

tic tock, tic tock, tic tock. ;)

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