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A Status On My Claims


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Thursday I received a letter from the director of the local VAMC regarding a situation that has nothing to do with my claims-

sort of nothing long story-

he stated he took the liberty of checking with the VARO who told him my AO death claim is in an active appeal status.

What he didn't know was that on Aug 6th the AO claim was sent to a person at the legal department of the BVA-

funny how it doesnt matter who contacts them -the info is always different.

two other claims I have (CUEs) are still at the VARO)

The BVA couldnt tell me much and I think this is all actually regarding a Motion my POA filed regarding their attempt to revoke my POA.

They tried twice and I rebutted with evidence.

I dont care if BVA grants their motion or not-

it is only a small part of my OGC matter.

What gets me is that POA problems can hold up a claim until the BVA determines the POA status- but this might have been the only way to actually get someone to read my evidence-

I don't know if this is part of the remand or not-

the claim was remanded for "further development" by the RO 2 years ago as my VCAA letter was deificient and the VA failed to address any of my medical evidence-

what I dont understand is this-

how could the RO satisfy the remand if they didnt develop the claim any further?

As of late July the claim was still in appeals with a DRO-

Can I assume that the claim is at the BVA solely for the POA stuff?

Or should I have gotten something from the RO that "satisfied" the remand?

I do not know of a single thing they have done to even read my med evidence yet and my requests for telephone conference with the DRO have been ignored but are in the c file.

???

Maybe it is all about something I have been griping abput to VA's highest levels----

it gets me how the RO told the local VAMC director one thing and here the story is really something else.

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