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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Mail carrier in Zanesville Ohio suspended and might have swiped this vet's vicodin:

http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20110818/NEWS01/108180303

This story is awful too:

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/2121-arrested-sought-in-narcotics-bust-at-va-1758904.html?cxntcid=breaking_news

“RIVIERA BEACH ‑ A seven-month undercover investigation has led to the arrest of more than a dozen people involved in illegal sales of narcotics at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Riviera Beach.

Warrants have been issued for 21 people. Those already taken into custody include veterans, medical center employees and associates, said Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Capt. Eric Coleman.”

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No wonder my percoset did not arrive on time.

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Its always the pain and anziety meds that get lost in the mail.

Meds by mail still sucks

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I live in Florida and the VA sent my pain meds to Maine. They swore I came in and changed my address. I got upset because I had to make a trip to the VAMC and spend a day arguing with them. I got the drugs but it really bugged me. If I got to the pharmacy it takes two hours to get the pills because they do some sort of special checking for narcotic meds. They are probably trying to figure out how to steal them.

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