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Vso - Georgia Department Of Veterans Services - Warning!


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I know I found a negative post on here a couple of years ago about the Georgia Department of Veterans Services and may have added to that post.

I'm here to tell you that this group can't be counted on to represent you.

I'm in the process of switching my VSO to the DAV. The reps I've had through the Georgia Department of Veterans Services at the Atlanta Level are on the same level as those we're facing with the VA itself. SUB-PAR!!! I'm sure that there are those who do a good job and work hard, I've not been lucky enough to have one.

I've called the Georgia's Governor's Office Three time on advice from my local Senator's Office. It didn't make any kind of difference. The GA Dept of Veterans Services would call and promise to call me back in 24 hours and I'd never hear from them again.

James Beal at the Georgia's Governor's Office would like to hear from anybody that's had problems with the Georgia Department of Veterans Services. His number is (404) 656-1776. If your having problems or recently had problems with the Georgia Department of Veterans Services he needs to hear what we've been going through.

Bill

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We need to raise awareness at this level in every state

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I appreciate you posting this.

I'm sure no VSO is intentionally harming veterans, but by being overloaded or thru ineptitude or whatever, some are ruining lives.

It is important to get accurate ratings on VSOs and offices. It's not a guarantee but a good start.

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You are your own best advocate. No one will care about your claim more than you do. If you can handle the claim on your own then do so. Make sure you revoke your POA. With the help of this site and others like it you stand a better chance winning than with agencies that may not be looking out for your best interests. Not knocking any VSO's or anything but sometimes they can be as hurtful as the enemy out on the field.

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You are jumping from the pan into another pan filled with grease.

Look up the AL asap. if you dont, you may be worse off than you are now.

J

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