Tom Goffe's Blog – September 2009 Archive (1)

Battling the VA: Success!

There I was, surrounded by the enemy, knee deep in bandoliers, grenade pins everywhere, and then things got ugly.



Oops - that is how good war stories start. Actually, this post is about a different battle: fighting the Veterans Administration to have my disability rating increased since my initial award of 20% for diabetes back in '94.



About two years ago I reopened my claim to obtain consideration for the worsening of my diabetes and to include complications that have… Continue

Added by Tom Goffe on September 9, 2009 at 8:58am — 1 Comment

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