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Someone I know filed for PTSD/MST she was denied. I don't know the whole story and have tried to get her to come here for help but shes in overload.Here's what I know, she filed for the above and was denied. It's at the BVA, they remanded her case back to get the RO to clarify something. All of her military records are missing-she never got a comp exam-she was denied flat out. Her only evidence is she told her god mother about it. Can you submit new evidence--medical records from current VA docs saying in thier opinion 100% her problems are due to MST/PTSD. Can she submit the Patton v West case also to the BVA.ThanksRuby

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Someone I know filed for PTSD/MST she was denied. I don't know the whole story and have tried to get her to come here for help but shes in overload.Here's what I know, she filed for the above and was denied. It's at the BVA, they remanded her case back to get the RO to clarify something. All of her military records are missing-she never got a comp exam-she was denied flat out. Her only evidence is she told her god mother about it. Can you submit new evidence--medical records from current VA docs saying in thier opinion 100% her problems are due to MST/PTSD. Can she submit the Patton v West case also to the BVA.ThanksRuby

First of all get a SF180 and ask for her 201/Personnel file from St. Louis. Next have her go to the VA and ask to see her "C" file. At the bottom of the C file is her medical records if any. It is her file and she can look at it and ask for copies if she wants and use that. Her personnel files can be there in about forty days and it will tell her where she was and when etc. There are Service Officers out there but most just work for the organization and it is hard to get them to do something for you. Start with the SF180 fill it out and send it to St. Louis, and then go to the VA Regional to see the C file. Good luck

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