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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Decision letter says:

Chronic Fatigue :

The eveidence does not show chronic fatigue syndrome is related to the service connected condition of fibromyalgia, nor is there any evedence of this disability during military service

Service connection for chronic fatigue syndrome is denied since this condition neither occured in nor was caused by service

We did not find a link between your medical condition and military service.

I serverd in the first Gulf War and I have had my Fibromyalgia granted under the presumtive, but for the 2nd time they have denied service connection for the chronic fatiuge, I provided them with a DBQ from my private Neurologist and have been receiveing treatment at the VA for it and Chronic fatigue is even listed in my VA health problem list with a diagnoctic code.

I am unsure what to do now, DRO appeals are a year out and the good Lord only knows how far out standard appeals are, I heard it's 3 to 5 years.

 

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