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Hi Everyone.

My name is Mike and I live in the very small town of Cullman Alabama. I spent 12 years in the Active Army and my MOS was a 19D after reclassing from a 63M. I have been married nearly 11 years and have a 4 year old son. My disability rating is a total and permant 80% and a temp rating of 100% all service connected. I have worked with the Alabama VA and can help others with questions and issues to the best of my ability, If i dont know then I will tell you so. I was also in the chapter 31 program and have completed work study programs with the VA. I love to fish and would everyday if I could , I live on Smith Lake and enjoy my surrondings. I cant walk and I have had to overcome some issues but I am fast tracking to beating the odds and do what the docs said i couldnt. My only advice is to never give up with the VA , keep fighting and look for ways around the red tape.

Looking forward to discussing issues with you all and thanks for taking the time to read my intro.

Mike

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