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VA just released the numbers on BWN claims; in Jan and Feb they awarded $140MM in retro. If it is a new claim use VA Form21-526; if a previously denied, use 20-0995; and for survivors and dependants use 21p-534 EZ. More info at https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/72899/blue-water-navy-veterans-received-140m-in-retroactive-benefits-in-january-february/

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Now all they ( VA) have to do is start informing , via newspapers, main TV news channels,  internet etc etc, all of those thousands of BWN vets and/or their survivors, of the new Regulations re: AO....

veterans who do not use a PC, or if they do use PC, they  do not search for veterans news, or AO articles etc.....because THOUSANDS do not even know yet that they might be eligible for AO compensation!

There are 3 of us civilians in NY State who were with the original BWNVVA, from 15 year ago-and two of them have gotten this news into some local NY newspapers.

We have had only one BWN AO vet here, and one widow  a potential AO BWN vet widow, who didn't return.

The longer these vets are kept in the dark, their potential retro will remain unclaimed.

 

 

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