Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery”instead of ‘I have a question.
Knowledgeable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title.
I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.
Use paragraphs instead of one massive, rambling introduction or story.
Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph, there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.
Post straightforward questions and then post background information.
Question A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?
Adding Background information in your post will help members understand what information you are looking for so they can assist you in finding it.
Rephrase the question: I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine, but the claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?
Question B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?
See how the details below give us a better understanding of what you’re claiming.
Rephrase the question: I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?
This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial of your claim?”
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for years I have ,tried to get my original medical disability, the va failed to respond,I filed one year after discharge, the va always stated records were in filre,In 1978,I apply again this time the respond wase no records found, I keep trying again I send In claim for 1978,the va does open the claim, I have the claim dated stamped ,as well as original 21-526 dated ,stamped 1978. This will be the last time I would hear from again until a c&P IN 11-14-1993, on test .Is stated no new evidence,needed decision already made. on 1 4 1994, I am denied my claim,I do not send a letter of disagreement,on 2-11-1994,I get letter stating I am denied for medicial conditions. on 5-9-1994, I receive the veterans affairs has made a decision ,you are p&t total disabiled for non service connected conditions. I sent the final decision to bva, bva replied ,as bva did not make the decision, the motion for cue has been sent to varo ,for respond my question how can varo respond , to a decision, that there is no decision ,can be made for non serviced connected P&t total ,pllus claim of 1978,was a opened non adjudicated pending claim,there was all medicial evidence to support this claim under cue the final decision of 5-9-1994,adjudicated the pending no adjucated claim under cue laws and reg of cue 1,2,3, for not sympatheteilly develop ,the claim that had all evidence to prove claim, cue Is very rear, but I did iT never give up SEAL
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