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My Special Guest for Wednesday Night, October 15, 2008 at SVR , 6:30 EDT, is the very well known veteran’s advocate Jim Strickland. Jim joined Larry Scott two years ago at VA Watchdog, at

http://www.vawatchdog.org/ and this site is certainly one of the most popular veteran’s web sites as it contains, daily, the Nitty Gritty- in numerous columns of updated news on many aspects of the VA - with all sorts of information that every veteran should have.

Jim’s recent Special Series-“Understanding The Claims Process”-should be a ‘must read’ by every veteran and surviving spouse of a veteran who has a VA claim in progress or is getting reading to file one -as well as be read by any Military members who can access this site.

Don’t hesitate to access his new site at http://tinyurl.com/5wxapm for a Wealth of Excellent claims information! This link should be a Tool Bar Icon and Favorite Place MUST READ for all veterans and advocates dealing with the VA.

Jim is a Vietnam Era Veteran who served in the US Army, 1967-1970,MOS 91D20 (Operating Room/Surgery Specialist) and was stationed in 98th General Hospital in Neubrucke/Nahe, Germany.

Utilizing the special skills he acquired in the service, Jim’s civilian career involved cardiaovascular surgery technician, cardiac cath lab tech, manager,director,VP and heart health business consultant until he retired in 2003 due to service connected disabilities.

Also Jim, as a Harley owner, rides with the Patriot Guard Riders, as they escort military funerals and fulfill their superb and poignant mission statement at http://www.patriotguard.org/Home/tabid/53/Default.aspx

He is an avid photographer as well and still finds the time to present the electronic veterans community with excellent and very well written columns on important veteran’s issues at VA Watchdog. Check out his Mail bag there too and his archived past columns for exemplary information that we, as VA claimants, or potential claimants, definitely need to have.


Click on the SVR button and listen live or join our in line chat room and I will try to get your questions to Jim.

Call ins are toll free- 1-877-213-4329

Jim is now my inhouse SVR guest every first and thrid Wednesday of the month!

Berta Simmons

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