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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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That's good and there are about 20 other diseases that are caused by dioxin exposure they should add before we are all dead. What is the average age of Vietnam vets now? I bet it is over 60 years of age. Time is running out for us.

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The Ischemic heart disease could turn out to be a biggie.

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The Ischemic heart disease could turn out to be a biggie.

J

Ya know, I once had a job. It was a very interesting job. My job was to make sure that none of the spray nozzles were clogged.

Now, that there was a really interesting job. Why?. Well, because it has haunted me for the last 40 years.

I'm pretty healthy, on the outside, on the inside my mind is all eaten up. They have never been able to take the fear away.

When you wake up every morning thinking, "Well, this is the day that they find out I'm gonna die from............well, geeeez, let's play "Pick a Disease", okay?"

Sometimes I think I'd be better off just beating the grim reaper to the punch and ending it, before it eats the rest of my soul.

I lay awake at night, thinking....................spent from 0200 to 0600 last night, laying there...........sucks, but I can't take enough sleep meds sometimes, sometimes they didn't MAKE enough sleep meds for me to take.

I know, I know, hell, it could be a LOT worse...................I could be really sick, DMII, cancer, PICK A DISEASE!

Ya, I make jokes. Hell, I'm the life of the party. I'm one funny guy!

ho-ho-ho

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Larry, I talked to a Vet who in 1968 was stationed in korea and his job was an aircrewman on the Birds that had the sprayers under the wings and his job was to help clean them. So far he has had no issues but he did say almost everyone in his unit has had some type of cancer, Diabetes, All Kinds ofproblems and A lot of his comrads were Already gone.

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Explain ischemic heart disease as opposed to other types of heart disease? If the VA were to admit that "heart disease" was presumptive for AO that would open the gates for those of us that are left. Does anyone even know how many RVN vets are left? There were 3 million I think. Supposedly I am connected for CAD via DMII via AO. What is the difference between ischemic and CAD? If I die from brain cancer, or something not presumptive I am really going to be disappointed.

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