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Hello,

My name is Bill, and I'm new to the webiste and forums. It appears there is a lot of great information available to veterans and for that I am grateful.

I'm also honored to be among those who have given their country a great service and fought for the rights that we have today.

I honorablly discharged from the U.S. Army in January of 1996. I was an 11B with the 101st Airborne Division for 4 years. I also went to the Gulf War with this unit during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.

I then reenlisted and entered as a 13M (MLRS) and went to Bamberg, Germany for 2 1/2 years.

I then released from the Army for Lower Back Pain and Spondilytis with a 10% disablity rating. I am currently not receiving disablity compensation and wont until the same amount I was compensated for by the Army is paid back.

I have many issues which I believe all are service related and an now taking an active role in pursuing such issues. I waited to long becuase I have always played the tough guy role, but now I truly undertand the importance of fight for your rights and for the rights of others as well.

I look forward to many a conversations and would be glad to talk with others along the way.

Thank you all again for your great service.

Bigdogg03 aka Bill

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Welcome Bill!

I was assigned to an MLRS unit for Operation Desert Storm out of the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley! Bravo Battery 6th FA~ It was quite a show in Desert Storm when launchers from Fort Sill and my unit lined up and shot over 1500 hundred rockets at the Iraqis! Poor Bastards never had a chance!

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Bill:

Welcome to Hadit and thank you for your Service.

I do have a couple of questions.

Are you able to work?

Do you have copies of your Medical Records.

Have you copies or seen your C File which is all the records the VARO has on you claim.

Your rating for the sated condition seems to be low balled.

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Pete, Howdy Sir!!!

Thanks for the Welcome. Glad to be hear. As well thanks everyone thus far for the warm invite.

Yes, I work. The only job that I quit due to my back was a 2nd time job at UPS back in 97/98. I have so many questions and concerns with different situations that I have going on that I don't even no where to began. Thus I filed a 4138 with the help of the Texas Veterans Commissian for Lumbar spine pain and motion limitation. It appears that no matter how my back pain was in the military the Full Range of Motion played a part in determining percentage. I also requested a reopened service connected disability evaluation for rash on left and right lower extremity. After reading the rating decision for the rash which was denied, I have found so many issues, it isn't even funny, plus I've been seen for it many times since being released from the military. I do have copies of my medical records, but not my C File.

Yes, I've also heard that, but this is where I'm not now learning the proper protocol little my little on how to get things a rolling. Ask any questions that you may, for they only force me to become that much more knowledgable in the information being discussed.

Appreciate it Pete!

Bill

Bill:

Welcome to Hadit and thank you for your Service.

I do have a couple of questions.

Are you able to work?

Do you have copies of your Medical Records.

Have you copies or seen your C File which is all the records the VARO has on you claim.

Your rating for the sated condition seems to be low balled.

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Yes definately an interesting piece of equipment. I was with the 101st during Desert Storm but I have seen many videos of the MLRS in action during the war.

Take Care,

Bill

Welcome Bill!

I was assigned to an MLRS unit for Operation Desert Storm out of the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley! Bravo Battery 6th FA~ It was quite a show in Desert Storm when launchers from Fort Sill and my unit lined up and shot over 1500 hundred rockets at the Iraqis! Poor Bastards never had a chance!

B6

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