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I called the 800# today to request a new statement showing Permanent and Total. I was told P/T is not in their records. I have had these statements before under my maiden name for 10 years. When I married in 2007 I sent in all the paperwork etc. My husband is on ChampVA and I got my ID card with my new name. My husband has an ID card. I get Tax exempt on my home here in Florida. This scares me. I usually write for any request to St. Petersburg. Today I used the phone and their info differs. They insisted I was not permanent. I did not want to argue and told the rep. that.

I faxed. St. Pete( processing center gave me the wrong fax# too). Not a good day. I sent them my last P/T statement received and a copy of my military ID card showing permanent That the VA authorized. I asked that they straighten out the processing center. I mailed the same info and I sent a message via the VA web site. I covered all my bases. I just get scared when my benifts are messed with. I am just venting...Did I do all that I can do???

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Won't they accept your marriage certificate as proof of name change? They should.

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I did send my marriage certicicate in when I was married in 2007. I sent it in again this week. I just requested a statement with permanent and total noted with my married name. The 800# said I was not permanent. I wrote ISIS they wrote back asking for my social and are looking at my file. I faxed and mailed all my documants on being permanent /total that I have to St. Petersburg Regional Office. Copy of my ID card, last statement I had with my maiden name that shows permanent a note that my husband has ChampVA and I have tax exemption on my home. I just asked for something simple and have to go through all this to get something that should be easy. I have been P/T for 10 years. I came from Rochester N.Y to Florida. N.Y made my determination and sent my file to Florida. I know they must have all this info as I have not had trouble before with St. Pete; but I sent copies of what documents I have anyway so they see I am telling the truth. I did not like the arguement I received when I called the 800#. I was treated like I did not know my own situation.

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Yes; and Carlie this scares me. I do not feel confident that they are keeping my records safe and information up to date.

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I still like my idea.

just sayin...........

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