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The 2010 new VBM has a one page Addendum the lawyers added as to the new PTSD regs,in the packing box as this info didnt make it in time for publication of the manual.

I cannot copy the entire Addendum here as it is under Copyright law but I am sure this info will be posted at the NVLSP web site at some point.

It is important to note per the addendum that "the veteran must have been located" either in or within close proximity of the "hostile military or terrorist activity"that produced the "fear of" this activity.

The new reg is Not a "liberalizing" rule and the reg itself is insufficient alone in attempt to re-open a previous denial.

If a veteran's PTSD claim was denied and final prior to July 13,2010 and he/she files a new claims after July 13, 2010 they should give "as much detail as possible" regarding the experience they had or were in close proximity to that led to their "fear of hostile military or terrorist activity."

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