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Preperation For Decision Phase



Finally my claim has moved to the preparation for decision phase! Anybody know how long this phase usually takes? My vso has been extremely hard to reach, and I've been in the dark for quite sometime now. Thank you!

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My claim has been at Prep for Decision for 3 weeks now, but most of my claims this process has completed the claim within 4-6 weeks. Good luck and keep us posted. God Bless!!!

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If you can get on ebenefits, keep checking your "Benefits Summary Letter" found under "Downloadable VA Letters." Any change in your rating status usually shows up on this letter before you receive the BBE. Also, keep checking your direct deposit account for your retro.

Good luck to you and thank you for your service.


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You are welcome.

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I am old Vietnam cannoncocker myself. 105 Howitzers. Firing the howitzers caused my hearing loss and tinnitus. Never had hearing protection in Vietnam, only our fingers in our ears.


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Just comes with the job, most of the time we could not hear quadrant/deflection with earplugs in, so most of us relied on fingers as well, even know we were 'quote issued hearing protection'.. Not to mention most of us gun bunnies were playing infantry in the sandbox after 2003 while door to door m4's going off didn't feel nice to the ears either.

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