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Welcome Bill. Glad to have you on board.

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Welcome aboard Bill. I live in the rural hills of NY myself in the southern tier of the Appalachian Plateau. My husband (deceased, Vietnam AO IHD, DMII ,PTSD, 1151) and I have dealt with the B

Welcome aboard Bill!!

Welcome, Bill!

Welcome aboard, Bill (notapb1). Thank you for your service. I have the same ratings as you and applied for IU & DMII increase (from 10% to 20%) last June. Will be interseting to see how our respective claims track. Mine is with the Oakland RO.

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Thank you all for the welcome!

Berta yes it is. The hearing officer, as I was denied at first, in her transcript and opinion said that she weighed heavily her decision on what my VA Psychiatrist wrote. I am receiving SSDI for PTSD. Actually I didn't have to go to the hearing as the hearing officer based her opinion on my medical file. I have taken 2 copies of the decision to the Regional office in Buffalo. Had both date/time stamped and have copies. So I hope it made it into my file. You live in a beautiful part of the state. We have ridden in the area over the years.

Their Psychologist opinion was well written, I thought on my behalf

This is part of what he wrote:
Based upon the records examined, particularly the last
compensation exam conducted on March 7, 2014, relevant literature, and the
training and experience of this examiner, it is the opinion of this examiner
that this veteran would be unable to secure and maintain substantially
gainful employment in his normal occupational environment, regardless of
the physical or sedentary aspects of a given job, primarily due to persistent
PTSD symptoms.
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