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dtoney2000 Sorry, but you have to provide a bit more info so we can help. What exactly are you trying to accomplish? Do you already have a disability rating from the VA? Did you recently file a disability claim and haven't gotten a decision yet? Was it denied? If so, redact your name and other personal info in response and post it on this thread. 

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Not many of us old dogs (Vietnam Vets) still around,  

There is GB Army and Myself and Alex aka ( Asknod) and a few others that don't post much here on hadit...but you be supprised how many of us are still around and kicking.

There were a good many of us on here at one time  but I guess their dying off.

20 hours ago, dtoney2000 said:

how do you even get a hearing  we ask and ask nothing we try to get a so called VSO and are told you have to get a rating first  then they appeal  they know the vietnam vets are dieing so they wait us out with BS

I think you mean get a denial on your rating and then Appeal, you can Appeal different ways  you can Send in a NOD ( Notice of Disagreement ) after your denied for first time claim or for an incr4ease, you can ask for 3 different ways to hopefully get approved, you can request the Supplemental lane and get more evidence to back up your claim, or you can request a H L R (Higher level Review)  this is to let a Senior DRO (Decision Review Officer) normally at your R.O. to review the claim that was denied  (but remember you can't add new evidence in this lane and hopefully he finds a mistake in your favor to Approve your Claim ,if denied from there  you can request a BVA Review hearing of your claim.   if denied then get you an Attorney and go to the CAVC

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As GB Army mention need more information?

  and I am not so sure I understand what you mean dtoney2000?

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Buck 51 said "Not many of us old dogs (Vietnam Vets) still around"...

I saw this recently from the last census - 523 Vietnam Veterans die every day. Of 3.4 mm that served, only 300K left. And my friend, this is OLD data.

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