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and the wait goes on and on and on...

Holllie Greene

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I hope the Hadit family is doing ok.  I know fellow Veterans have been waiting on appeals longer than me but I am very disheartened as to how the system "works".  I will keep hanging in and I will never give up.

I just had to vent.

Have a nice weekend.  😀

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Hi Paul,

You sure got that right.  I am keeping my appeal in legacy and I am a ways into my second year.  Lesson to self:  if my service-connected disease gets worse do not EVER apply for an increase.  Sorry to sound bitter or cynical but that is how I see it.  Plus when I have the RO that I have...it does not help.

Balderdash is the only word I can think of to describe it.


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On 1/17/2020 at 12:18 PM, Holllie Greene said:

Lesson to self:  if my service-connected disease gets worse do not EVER apply for an increase. 



Please do not give up. I have been fighting for over 20 years, and so have many others. Finally, on May 20th, the BVA awarded my 100% P and T. It was a slow process starting with a 10% for 1, and slowly getting others added and higher ratings. I was stuck at 80% for about 10 years with many bad VSO's. Now, I am just waiting for my final decision letter letting me know the effective date and back pay amount. I was informed 2 days ago, it has been sent up for final approval and to expect a letter in next 2 weeks. I am now 50 years old with 4 GROWN children. Did we have struggles due to the VA why yes we did..but never give up...think about our Vietnam veterans who are still fighting. My father died getting ZERO benefits except some medical and meds BUT ONLY due to his cancer. So again...NEVER GIVE UP!!!!!! NEVER!!!!!!!!! You have this site, with many people to help explain things and docs etc.... I found this site too late...but none the less..... its a great site.

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