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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Thanks for this update Sharon...I hope everyone sees it. Maybe you should try posting it on the main forum too...I see that only 50 have checked it out thus far...but this will help a vet.

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Lady T is going to pin the link.

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The real problem with this 2008 document change is the No Viet Nam Veterans could have been diagnosed with PTSD in service, because PTSD was not even a word or recognized until after the VN conflict. There was no PTSD screening for VN Vets at their separation from service.

We are therefore amending Sec. 3.304(f) to relax the requirements for establishing service connection for PTSD that was diagnosed in service. We are adding a new paragraph, which provides that, if the evidence shows that the veteran's PTSD was diagnosed during service and the claimed stressor is related to that service, in the absence of clear and convincing evidence to the contrary, and provided that the claimed stressor is consistent with the circumstances, conditions, or hardships of the veteran' service, the veteran's lay testimony alone may establish the occurrence of the claimed inservice stressor.

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To view this document you need to download and install the free Adobe Accrobat Reader. The Adobe Reader is a must for many documents that you will see on Hadit and other sites.

http://get.adobe.com/reader/

If you decide to download this program deselect the google toolbar addition. You don't need that toolbar piece of junk on your browser.

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Was not able to d/l the pdf file, msg says I don't have permission. Would like to read the personal account.

Thanks.. Wes

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