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I was unsure where this question should be posted. Can anyone explain what this means?

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The new 'streamlined' VA double talk didnt include their reasons and bases.

I guess thatis OK for a CRDP situation but I think you need to go over the CRDP CRSC info ere at hadit under a search.

DFAS does CRDP automatically.

Does any of the withholding of the VA comp for 2 months, then change to March 1, 2013 make any sense to you ?

Did you get a deposit from the VA on MArch 1st or did you get only the DFAS retiree payment?

What is your service connected rating?

Have you appealed that rating?

Are you employed or do you feel your SCs have rendered you unemployable?

Did VA expand on an additional age as to what this means?

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Does any of the withholding of the VA comp for 2 months, then change to March 1, 2013 make any sense to you ?

NO

Did you get a deposit from the VA on MArch 1st or did you get only the DFAS retiree payment?

ONLY RETIREMENT

What is your service connected rating?

COMBINED 70%

Have you appealed that rating?

NO, JUST AWARDED

Are you employed or do you feel your SCs have rendered you unemployable?

NO, FULLTIME EMPLOYEE

Did VA expand on an additional age as to what this means?

DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE QUESTION

THANKS

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I think you need an explanation regarding how the VA came up with their numbers etc. This is the way the VA used to do their decisions back in 60's and early 70's. Just a page or two with no reasoning or explanation of evidence or basis of how they got to the compensation level or date. What about appeal rights etc? I know you just got this and are happy to get it, but you probably have a high enough rating for TDIU if that is that applies.

John

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I have more pages detailing the particular afflications and the amount, 50% sleep apnea and 30% PTSD, with a combined of 70%. I was trying to figure out exactly how much I was going to get each month.

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