VA re opening gulf war files.

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tricky89
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VA re opening gulf war files.

Post by tricky89 » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:13 pm

I read today the VA is looking in to claims from vets of the Gulf War. I wonder what brought that on?
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Re: VA re opening gulf war files.

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:29 am

I am aboout to refile a claim I out in back in 91 and add to it a lot of my GWS stuff. We'll see how that goes.


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Re: VA re opening gulf war files.

Post by redfish » Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:30 pm

Well they been fighting to hush everything for 20 years. It's about time.
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Re: VA re opening gulf war files.

Post by redfish » Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:14 pm

Tricky, Did your appointment go alright? Did you already tell me?
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Re: VA re opening gulf war files.

Post by pgwvet » Wed Mar 31, 2010 11:40 am

Keep in mind that the VA can not just reopen a veterans claim. The veterans has to do it. The new rules are online.
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