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hello friends ,

i just recieved this letter fromthe va about , one part of my claim , the wierd thing is i didnt send in any proof for this part of my claim yet they approved it .

the prat of my claim i sent proof in on they denied , my wife tells me its their way of shuting me up or tossing me a bone , so to speak , the maybe this will make him forget he is dieing from asbestos and this will make him go away . or drop the other .

i am posting a copy of the letter because like so many of the va letters we just dont understand it it tells me that my the affective date for this award is may 9th 2003 up until present . can one of you who is learned in this va way of thinking please tell me what the award will be , from looking at the dates they have in the letter?? post-776-1149471423_thumb.jpg

i have submitted the x-rays and other medical records , which is the info they claimed that my previous attempt was missing finaly got a va doctor to admit that my copd and dyspnea are directly related to me being exposed to asbestos along with the previous medicals records and the letter from my active duty supervisor , the x-rays show calcification in both lungs some 1.5 cm and larger and the x-ray reports abck up this info . after all the trips my wife and i have made to the va regional office .

and hearing the reps say , after looking at my x-rays this time you got them you have every symptom assosiated with this disease and you were diagnosed as having them by the va`s own doctors . you got them ......

if it was this obvious why didnt they see it from the start why put my wife and i through all of this like alot of you we have been fighting them for years , i first opened my claim for lung condition in 1991 and they have denied me every year at every turn knowing i was exposed just waiting for me to be sick to make a claim or dead which ever came first ..

you , my friends have helped us keep going the kind words and knowing we dont stand alone means alot .

i dont know how long i will be able to keep up this fight but , i promise you all i will never give up .

just as i put up the good fight for them when i was active , why would they expect anything less of me now ..

godbless and our prayers go out to you all your never alone

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