"The wrist got me in the door at the VA. Started out with 10% in 1976, and after a few surgeries and having my wrist fused, I got 30%.
In 2002 my psych counselor convinced me to put in for a PTSD claim after talking to him about an explosion I was in…"
"I am glad to hear that you were properly treated Dave. Though, I know many others that were not as fortunate with the PTSD claims. Without a designator at screening by the VA, ie.. purple heart, CIB, CAB, or other medal or ribbon…"
"I signed the petition. Actually, I have felt for quite some time that we all qualified for the Army's Combat Action Badge (CAB). The Border duty basically fills the requirements. It's just not retro-active. But there are…"