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Dav E-mail Ref. Veterans Choice Of Representation Act


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If you haven't had a chance already, please visit www.vawatch.org and read the letter from the former Chief Judge of the Court which he wrote to Congressman Steve Buyer regarding this Act. I do not have any ill feelings towards the DAV, but I get quite angry when I receive e-mails that are as intentionally misleading and insulting to disabled veterans as the e-mail I received from the DAV dated 8/21/06.

Those of you who choose to engage the assistance of any VSO are free to continue doing so. However, those of us who have been victimized by the delay and deceive tactics of our respective VARO's should have the right to choose an attorney for representation right from the start of the process, exactly like the Social Security disability claims process.

We all know what is involved here - - the self-perpetuation of the SO program, in this case the DAV's but others as well. Not all, but enough.

Please contact your Congressman to agree or disagree, but please do so immediately. In my opinion, it's time to end this travesty. The citizen rights you defended during your service to this country included your own.

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Yep----- hire attorneys and those vet reps and NSOs will have to apply for new jobs-

They are worried and you are RIGHT! Veterans need to do this!

AT the VA web site:

http://www.va.gov/oca/c2c_USA.htm

VA has made it easy for you-

They will link you to your Congressional reps Home pages right through the VA web site.

You are all a mere few clicks away from beginning this ball to roll---

I also suggest that you even write or call your Congressman/woman about this-

Like I have said here - it is up to Veterans to change the way the VA does business.

Your congressional reps have to hear from you.

Like one of our new vets here said the other day- "the times-they are a changin"

(I sure wiped out my Bob Dylan CDs-but this vet is RIGHT!)

I am stunned that Vicki's POA sent her this type of email-

I hope I get one from my POA-

I have a few misleading and insulting ones from them already-

but nothing like what this one appears to be---based on your post Vicki-

HA HA- that worm is turning as well as "the times -they are a changin----"

Berta

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