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This is mostly for Berta. Berta posted:

This is my opinion on the new Secretary ,as a civilian (widow of 2 disabled vets and mother of a veteran)

so it might not mean anything to you veterans. And that's OK.

About 2 years ago, a very old war Veteran, (I think he said he was 90) came to my home, where my father in law, a WW2 Vet was living, or, I should say dying, at the time. (He was in hospice). He presented a medal to my FIL (I think it was the National Defense medal, that he never got for some reason) for his service. Apparently he had the authority to present medals, especially to Veterans in Hospice care.

And now, to Berta. Berta, I, too, am a disabled Veteran. I have a son who served in the war in Iraq, who has about 6 medals (but he does not know which ones they are, which is a typical, humble Vet). We have 3 generations of Veterans in my family (altho my FIL is now deceased).

If you would accept this honor, I would offer you "honorary Veteran" for the years of service you gave Veterans. For the service and honor you gave your late husband, your other family members, and especially hadit members and guests.

Yea, we do value your opinion, Berta. You have studied and mastered VA law, and can/do answer questions related to Veterans and widows benefits for Veterans who very much appreciate your advice as I do.

Thank you Berta, for your service....for your husband's service, and yours.

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broncovet,

I agree with you 100%. Berta is deserving of this honor and many more for everything she has done for veterans and their families. She is highly respected by friends (veterans and their families) and foe (VA). Berta spends a lot of time and effort helping anyone who asks for help and I don't see how she has much time left for herself. Thank you Berta.

GP

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Berta, I have not been on Hadit for very long, but I learned quick to pay attention to your every post. I agree with the others whole heartedly, you are a Vet.

A million thanks for all that you have done and will do to support your fellow vets.

May God Bless

Coastie72

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I agree Ms Berta is simply the best there is they don't make'em any better than Our own Ms Berta & I know all us veterans love her to pieces...she has compassion for all veterans.

I've always loved Ms Berta Post , she helps me & my family going on 16 years now and the for veterans I help and without her VA knowledge/logic we all would be lost.

She is an outstanding advocate for herself as well as all the veterans that need her unconditional help.

Were all blessed to have Ms Berta here on Hadit and Hadit Radio Show.

God Bless Ms Berta

.............Buck!

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Berta rocks!

This reminds me of a plaque that is mounted on the wall in my parents' house. One of my father's units, not sure which one or when, awarded a plaque to my mother for outstanding support while my father was deployed. When I served, I asked my Commander about doing something like this for several of the outstanding spouses, but he scoffed at the idea.

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Wow this was unexpected.....

And I am here to keep honoring 2 promises I made to my husband.over 20 years ago.

He made me promise to continue to help his brothers and sisters, as vets who must deal with the VA claims process, ,

and to continue his PTSD claim and his 1151 claim ,if they killed him.

I still remember saying Honey the VA isnt going to kill anyone,.

I made both promises.. 4 hours later he suddenly collapsed and died.

Death By VA and subsequently also death due to AO IHD and DMII.

I have mentioned here recently my time at hadit will be much briefer when the snow melts.I have farm business etc to do when weather changes

(Gee... for a minute I thought maybe you guys called Ms Cleo, the TV psychic and she said the VA was going to declare me dead .... he he .....one way they could get out of dealing with my claim.)

We have some Fabulous members here who know as much as I do and can help.

All of you above are fabulous members, giving your time to others.

PR ....the P 38 you gave me still catches the attention of any vet here who uses my PC or looks over the military stuff on my PC desk.

I dont think they even gave my daughter a P 38. They gave them MREs in plastic bags.for a sort of bivouac she was on.during BT.in 1998.

She said some of it was either lamb or shrimp and all of it was delicious.

I thought maybe it was tofu.

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Ms. Cleo probably works for the VA

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Yes, Ms Berta is one lady we should all take our hats off and say thank you for your time and service to all veterans and their spouses and their widows.

She is a jolly good fella.

Should be a song for she's a jolly good woman. :biggrin:

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Our TIME is our most valuable earthly possession, and the fact that she shares her time., to help others speaks volumes of her character, persistence, and courage, I pray that GOD keeps here sharp as a tack for many years to come and im sure there is a mansion in heaven awaiting with riches and jewels to decorate her robe that are stunningly brilliant.

Sometimes I wonder and believe it quite possible that as warriors, we were specially chosen, and we will have a warrior role in the afterlife, maybe we will ride white horses alongside angels and fight the dark forces and protect Gods kingdom.. ASKNOD can be General , Berta sec of defense, Phillip , the Armorer, John runs the POW camp, I will fix the chariots.. Pete can be the DEPT OF HEAVENS AFFAIRS LIASON.. ha

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Ms. Berta, this award is from our hearts! I didn't know how to proceed with my claim but by reading your post I learned how and we won. I'm still fighting for retroactive compensation and I believe I will win, only because of your help.

GOD BLESS

Warren

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