Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery”instead of ‘I have a question.
Knowledgeable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title.
I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.
Use paragraphs instead of one massive, rambling introduction or story.
Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph, there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.
Post straightforward questions and then post background information.
Question A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?
Adding Background information in your post will help members understand what information you are looking for so they can assist you in finding it.
Rephrase the question: I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine, but the claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?
Question B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?
See how the details below give us a better understanding of what you’re claiming.
Rephrase the question: I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?
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I am currently receiving TDIU been receiving it for 13years now, I applied for SS disability when I got my award with tdiu, but was denied several times..so over the past 13 years just been drawing tdiu ,my wife still works..my question is can or should I apply for my SS retirement beings I turn 63 on my next birthday... will the VA take away my tdiu....I Have not worked since 1999 Due to my disability's which acured while in the service..took me 3years fighting with the VA was awarded TDIU with P&T in 2003
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I don't think the social security retirement will have any effect on your TDIU. I am 100% P &T and draw social security retirement along with federal CSRS retirement. Good luck to you.
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