Where can I find more information about the diagnosis of "Acne"? I found in the Veterans diseases associated with Agent Orange; that states: "Chloracne" or[similar "acneform" disease] A skin condition that occurs soon after exposure to chemicals and looks like common form of acne seen in teenagers. Under VA's rating regulations, "chloracne" [or other "acneform" disease similar to "chloracne"] must be at least 10 % disabling within one year of exposure to herbicide." The rating done by Adjudication xxxxxx,Stating: " Dear Mr. Calvento, Your disability compensation claim has been evaluated. To establish entitlement to this benefit the evidence must show: [a] That you have disability incurred or aggravated in service, in line of duty and It must be 10% or more disabling. The evidence, including your service records, does not meet these requirement. Accordingly, you are not entitled to compensation for the reason'[s] checked below: 1. Your disabilities listed below, are SERVICE-CONNECTED, but less than 10% disabling and compensation is not payable. " ACNE " You are entitled to necessary treatment by VA for any service-connected disability. Application for necessary treatments can be made at the nearest VA Office. If you apply in person, please present this letter. If you apply by letter please include the C- shown above. xxxxxxxx [SIGNED] Adjudication Officer Veterans Administration, Regional Office, Federal Building, xxxxxxxxxxx THIS TO ME IS a wrong RATING, is contrary to the Veterans Disease Associated with Agent Orange ,that state: VA assumes that certain diseases can be related to a veterans qualifying military service: We call these "Presumptive Disease" Veterans and their survivors may be illigible for disability compensation or survivors' benefits for these diseases. VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. Veterans and their survivors may be eligible for disability compensation or survivor benefits, for these diseases. In February 11/1987: A rating was done by Veterans Service Officer; C.M. Page; That states: xxxxxxxx Dear Mr. Calvento: XXXXX XXXXX certificate is furnished for your use in establishing Civil Service preference: This is to certify that the records of the Veterans Administration in the case of xxxxxxxxx, disclose, upon medical examination acceptable to the Veterans Administration, the existence of a service connected disability or disabilities. Sincerely XXXXXXXXXX ; signed] Veterans Service Officer [From the Veterans Administration,xxxxxxxxxx] Please, let me know:  How I can submit these documents to the BVA appeal Board.?  Will the error by the Adjudicator Officer; xxxxx , has not taken, the Veterans Administration recognized diseases list.The "ACNE" rating,that is stipulated in the recognized diseases by the "VA list of diseases" Clearly states that "ACNE", is rated 10%, disability, and is to be compensated as service-connected disability. Within one year of exposure and is considered "PRESUMPTIVE DISEASES"  What statute law in the Veterans Administration is there? To RIGHT this WRONG ?
State/Country relating to question: California
I had written my questions on the previews page after I researched all the information I needed to continue my Questions. Thank you.
Thanks for the chance to help. I am an attorney with over 12 years military law experience.This condition is, as the CFR states, a condition similar to acne that is caused by exposure to herbicides like agent orange. Have you been evaluated for acne?
My son has been evaluated for "acne", by the adjudicate XXXXXXX while in service, and was being treated with "Retin-A" was" RATED 10 percent less". And treated for other disease in 1976 in the Norton Air Force Base while in service. My son was "Rated" in February 11/1987, by C.M. Page [Veteran Service Officer]"The following certificate is furnished for your use establishing Civil Srevice preference.This is to certify that the Veterans Administration in the case of XXXXXXX disclose, upon midical examination acceptable to the Veterans Administration, the existence of a sercive-connected disabily or disabilities.Sincerely yours,C.M.Page [ Veteran Service Officer.
Thank you...so that begs the next question. Was that "in service" rating AFTER his time in Vietnam? Or before?
My son was not assigned outside of the USA. He was assigned to work in the hangar station where Transport Airplanes would carry cargo, in and out of the Airbase.as the inventory clerk with his team unit. He also worked at the Bergstrom Air Base in Texas.doing the same job. Before assigned in the Norton Air Force Base, San Bernardino Ca. until Honorably discharged, already with the " Acne" rating disease. During the Vietnam Era, from 1972/3 to 1977, I think.
I am sorry...I had to review our last conversation. Now I recall. This has to do with US exposure. And you intend to perform testing on his nails/hair to look for residue.OK...so let me refocus the question...the in service diagnosis...was this before or after his exposure to the herbicide? Or do you know?
I do not know, but while he was already in service working in Norton Air Force Base, he got very sick with severe rashes all over his body. his body became full of thick red rashesthen broke out into big acne like boils. he embasshed him a lot and very painfull to touch.I do not know what caused this at the time. I was living in Los Angeles, very close to The Norton Air Base. and on his days off he would come home to visit. I became so concerned and worried, but I did not know why he got sick. He never told me what he was doing or what his job was.
Thank youI have to step away and will not likely be able to access a computer again until tomorrow. If it is ok with you I will have some thoughts on this thenPhil
Yes, Sir it is Okey with me. Thank you very much.
Sorry for the delay. I needed time to fully review your question in context with your last question.Now I believe I understand. If I understand this correctly, you have a prior decision rating for your son which shows a service connection for acne and you want to know if you can somehow link this to your claim that his death was caused by his exposure to herbicides, particularly agent orange.Is that correct?
Thank youAnd sorry for the confusion. Yes. You are correct. Chloracne is related directly to agent orange exposure. Below is some general information. Chloracne is a rare skin eruption of blackheads, cysts and nodules, which has been linked directly to dioxin exposure. Mild forms may resemble teenage acne. Physicians sometimes have difficulty distinguishing chloracne from more common skin disorders.Chloracne is a well established, long-term effect of exposure to TCDD or dioxin, a contaminant in Agent Orange. It is the only skin disorder consistently reported to be associated specifically with Agent Orange and other herbicides. However, not all persons exposed to dioxin develop chloracne.Symptoms include excessive oiliness of the skin and the appearance of numerous blackheads, often accompanied by fluid-filled cysts and dark body hair. In mild cases, blackheads may be limited to the area around the eyes, extending along the temples to the ears. In more severe cases, blackheads also may appear in other places, especially over the cheek bone area, other facial areas, behind the ears, and along the arms. Severe chloracne may lead to open sores and permanent scars.Skin may become thicker and flake or peel. The condition fades slowly after exposure. Minor cases may disappear altogether, but more severe cases may persist for years after the exposureThe above information is provided by the VA directly.Now...currently chloracne is one of many conditions that are presumed to be caused by exposure to agent orange. In other words, if a soldier served in vietnam or was otherwise exposed to agent orange, and now they have chloracne, the VA presumes the condition was caused by the exposure. What you propose is to show that "since he had chloracne, he must have been exposed to agent orange"I like it.Seriously...that is a good start. YOu need more, I think...just the chloracne diagnosis may not me enough...but it is a good start.IF your hair/nail testing come back with residuals of agent orange? That would be a great additional piece of evidence.Take a look herehttp://www.va.gov/vetapp99/files2/9911801.txtThis is a VA case that came up BEFORE the required presumption of chloracne with exposure to agent orange. This case actually was one of the key decisions that led to the presumption.You need something more, I think....some additional evidence that supports that he was exposed to agent orange, like for example your testing of hair/nails. But if you have that? Then I think you have a great case for DIC.
Retired Marine Corps Lawyer, Veterans Services Officer (VSO)
I appreciate very much your expert reply to my problems of how to put together the evidence proof that was in my son's file. He prepared to continue his arguments to proceed with his remanded first filed disability claim, but could not do so because he got so ill and died. The remanded claim got discharged 2or3 years after he died.But one month after he died as he instructed me I filed for DIC,denied. It took this long for me to get here today to file an appeal at the VBA, by June 30/12. I was desperately lost and you answered correctly all my questions. Today I am knowlegible of how to write my disaggreement leter and to file my VBA appeal with confidence, that hopefully can be understood with the proper legal codes,and case estipulated Laws, without a lawyer..And if denied once more I will be able to present my file with an understanding lawyer to correct my errors. Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX Officer Phil Psimmons. Sincerely XXXXX XXXXX
Best of luck to you Ma'amPhil
You are so great, you helped me in being able to argue and pin point the VA errors. In my appeal submission. I am able to organize the evidences proof to right the wrong by VA RO, without being disrespectfull. For me,To pin point the errors by the VA doctor that attested to the immediate causes of death of the Veteran. With the laws and Court cited stipulations in regards XXXXX XXXXX presumptive exposures to all herbicides ,and or radiations .The wrong dates of the beginning of the causes of death.I am able to request the VA /Appeals Board of Appeals to order, the corrections with the evidences/ proof. Cited won appeals of vets' denied disability claims as per Laws/stipulations of Cited Court decisions. I hope and Pray, Will be understood.So now I have to find out where to Mail my completed DIC Appeal document. Do I mail this to the Regional Office that Did the Denial ? Am broke now, can I please, give tip on payday? ?Tks.!!
Yes...you mail the appeal to the same office that denied the original claim. KEEP A COPY OF EVERYTHING. Make sure you give them accurate contact info...they will then set you appeal date.
Once I receive any possitive or negative decisions, You will be the first one I will share the news. with a donation to your favorite charities. My son will be so happy to do so. And this if it will be correctly and invoked to "Right a Wrong", there will be other soldiers, that will be able to have thier claims restudied and considered to recieve thier corrected denials into positive acceptance of thier Civil service , service-connected disability or disabilities. And thier honorable service of the Country they Love and served with bravery in thier youth. To preserve our "WAY of LIFE". Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX Sincerely yours,XXXXX [Mother] DIC claimant.
Thank you Ma'amPhil
Dear Officer Phil Psimmons, I was able to take copies of the Appeal to the Veterans Appeal Board of Appeal . yesterday, June 29/12 . 8 days ahead of the 60 days. to the Regional Office in Oakland, California.I am so relieved. Now , I am worried where the hearing will be, I requested Telecommunication, and Web Video conference. As soon as will receive the date of this event. Is it ok, with you if I inform you about it ? I wish there is a way I could mail you, copies of the document I filed. Once I am recovered , I will try to type it out for you. Thank you. Officer Phil Psimmons.
The terms of service of this website will not allow contact outside this forum. If you can scan the document and email XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX and tell them to send to me "psimmons" I can see the documents.
I request my daughter to do that for me sometime after the 4th of July./12. Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX Officer Psimmons. Lina
Yes Ma'amOne request...can you please put this linkhttp://www.justanswer.com/military-law/6so4k-find-information-diagnosis-acne.htmlIn the email as well..so I can get back to this question when it shows upthanks againPhil
Yes, Sir, I will also inclose a tip, for I will receive my check by then.
[Sorry] this is not the copy of the approved V9 form]I did not know what to save it.But I mailed the correct form]Home: XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXX, XXXXXXXXXX XX. XXXXXTel.XXX-XXX-XXXX/XXX-XXXXVETERAN:Sgt.XXXXXXXX,Patrick XXXXXI am theVeterans' Parent. My name isXXXXX want to Appeal all the issues listed on the statement of the case and any supplemental statements of the case that my local VA office sent me. I have read the statement of the case and any supplemental statement of the case I received. I am only Appealing these issues: I want a BVA hearing by live video conference.10. Because , the complete personnel and medical records of my son, Sgt. XXXXXXXX,Patrick XXXXX,XXX-XX-XXXX are not completed, from 1972 to 1977, the extraneous materials removed by the personnel in 1974 are not among the Veterans records reviewed by the RO's. Because, the medical clinic records from the Norton Air Force Base, XXX XXXXXXXXXX, XXXXXXXXXX, a letter."Reply to:ATTN of : " 63BAGpDPMPR[TSGT,Wichman]Subject: Personnel documents. TO: XXXXX XXXXX X..1. Attached documents are extraneous materials removed from your personnel records during a recent screening. Even though these documents are not required in your records at this time, they should be kept for future reference in your personnel file.2. If you have any questions regarding these documents, please call ext. 4827. For the Commander.[signed]GARY X. XXXXXXXX. MSGT. USAF,NCOIC,Processing Section. Because, the results of the participating investigators, Lance XXXXXX M.D./S.M.XXXXXXXX M.D./ M.E.XXXXXXXX M.D.[Azidothymidine/and placibo research done by VA/HIV/Aidscomplex[CSP #98 study No.031,ADD#3 screening No: 0097 committee on Human Studies Dated 7/14/87 VA Form 10-2089g is missing. Not taken into consideration. Because, the "Autopsy" reports done by the VA National Neurological Reseach Specimen Bank, done on the "Cadaver" of my son, the Veteran SGT. XXXXXXXX, Patrick XXXXX,XXX-XX-XXXX. is missing. Not taken into consideration Because, the report records of all the private, Physicians,Psychiatrist,Clinicians, clinics Hospitals are missing.Not taken into considerations. Because, the medical evaluations,diagnosis by the private Cedars-XXXXX, comprehensive, OncologistJay X. XXXXXX, M.D., who was the private Physician of my son SGT. XXXXXXXX,Patrick XXXXX, a few weeks before the Veteran died. Dated September 6,1994. Diagnosis Pancreatitis,Lymphoma,high grade, AidsCVM Colitis, Left AMA Bells Palsy,IVGangcyclomaRetroperitoneal Lymphoma,NHL,high grade,Personality disorder, Adenophathy Rash,The physician's drawing shows..fullness of left cheek-jaw line, TYL,89/HIV 1991] not taken into consideration. Because,the Certified Death Certificate dated September 28/1994, Cerified by VA, Physician, PeterXXXXXXXXXXX, M.D. is "Terse", "Wrong","Biased". TheDays-Dates", He attest to are contrary to the Truth.Tantamounth to a great total neglect of the truth. A"Fraudulent-Malpractice,Act", "A LIE". Stating:[Immidiate Cause...Lyphoma...2 month [WRONG]Due to:[Acquired Immune Defiency Syndrome...1'1/2Years[WRONG]He is attesting to a 6[six]years difference, from the truth.this Certified Death Certificate is "FALSE", it has to be amended and corrected by an order by the VBD. Appeals Court, to conform to the true diagnosis Because, it is to substanciate the Veterans', presumptive herbicide exposures or by other Dangerouse substances present at the job site where the Veteran, had to go or do on his job duties. Causing the Certified Certificate of "ACNE-CHLORACNE" by the VA Officer Alan XXXXXX, while in-service.on 3/11/1976. But the Diagnosis of less than 10% is non-compliance to the VA Rating Rules.38U.S.C.A.5100,5102,5103,5193A,5107,5126[West2002]and supp.2005,28C.F.R. Sub Section 3.102,3.156,[a],3.159,3.159,3.326[a]. Receipt of complete applecation, VA. Must informclaimant of information and medical or lay evidence on record. Mecessary to substanciate the claim. That the VA, will seek to obtain. That the claimant, is expected to provide and any evidence in his or her, possession that pertain to the claim in accordance with C.F.R. Section 3.159" Charles v. XXXXXXXX 16Vet. App.370,373-74[implicitly] Holding that RO. decision and statements of "NEXUS" to the Veteran, [MAW 63, SGT. XXXXXXXX,Patrick X., XXX-XX-XXXX] was presumpted exposure to herbicide or other dangerous matters, at work areas.That caused the prexisting disease of "Acne-Chloracne", aggravated by opportunistic, paracites,viruses,bacterias,germs and other diseases.Etc. eventually killing the Veteran. Like bullets. And causing death.On September 24/1994.While the REMANED Appeal in progrees, adjudicated denied by VA Board on 1997. With the providing of the necessary document material at work. To Diagnosis total Disability perofficer C.M. Page, Certification. On 2/11/1987 and by Officer Alan XXXXXX, on 1976.38 C.F.R. Section 3.307[a]]ii] U.S.C.A. Section 1110[West1991]38C.F.R.Section 4.118. Diagnosis Code 7006. As required by Law. The doubt on this case of SGTXXXXXXXX,Patrick XXXXX, will resolve in the Veterans'favor. And service-connected for "Acne-Chloracne"will be established 38.C.F.R. Sub Section 1101,1110,1112,1113,5107,[axw] [West1991] 38 C.F.R. Sub Section 3.307,3.309. The Veteran , SGT.XXXXXXXX,Patrick XXXXX, was not deployed in the Republic of Vietnam. The hair and nail clippings from the "Cadaver" of the Veteran, SGT.XXXXXXXX,Patrick XXXXX, XXX-XX-XXXX, for DNA testing, is available if needed. Paramount to the Veteran claim assistance Act 2000[AVAA] Section 5100,et. Seq. shall be met.In conclusion: Under the Benefits of the Doubt Rule, there exist anapproximate balance of positive and negative evidence regarding the Merits, the Veteran shall prevale upon the issue, with "Autopsy". report of the Veteran's Cadaver. With the corrections of the,Terse, Wrong,False, Diagnosis, and Dates Certified, by the VA DoctorPeter XXXXXXXXXXX, M.D. . Consequently, to right a Wrong.The Appeal claimant, has the right to to submit additional evidence and arguments on the matter or matters.The VA Board of Appeals, has remanded the first disability claim by the Veteran SGT. XXXXXXXX, Patrick XXXXX.The Veteran SGT XXXXXXXX, Patrick XXXXX XXX-XX-XXXXdied on September 24,1994, was denied benefits on 1997. Dorland Dictionary 1023[28th e.d. 1994]. TheVeteran, would had received total disability rating.Rated totally disabled for specified disease. Paragraph[a] of this Section. But for clear unmistakable error committed by VA in a decision on a claim filed during the life time oradditional evidence submitted to VA or VA provided all the missing file records of the Veteran, the RO has all the capacity to access all the missing incomplete records, medical and personnel of the Veteran, or of any Military people, of the United States of America. USAF,USN,MARINE, COAST GUARDS and all RESERVED. Or additional evidence submitted to VA provides a basis for reopening a claim.Finally, decided during the Veterans' life time, and for awarding a total service-connected disability or disabilities. In rating retroactive in accordance with sub section 3.156, and 3.100[g] of this part, for the relevant period, specified in Paragraph [a] of this section. The Veteran was eventually granted total disability by the Social Security , as with the provided evidences presented. A Notarized signed by the Veteran, SGT. XXXXXXXX, Patrick XXXXX, delegating his parent mother, XXXXXXXX, Lina XXXXX. Was mailed and received by Officer Namar,at the Regional Veterans Affair Office, XXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX XXXX. XXX XXXXXXX, Ca. 90024. Acknowledged. received. I XXXXXXXX, Lina XXXXX, Am the natural mother of the Veteran, SGt. XXXXXXXX, Patrick XXXXX. Next KIN of the Veteran. 38 U.S.C.A. Sub Section 51098,7112,[West Supp. 2009]. The beneficiary is entitled to the accrued claimed benefits for survivors of certain Veterans. That all claims that are "REMANDED" by the Board of Veterans Appeals Board or by the United Dtates Court of Appeal, for Veterans' claimed for additional developement. See 38 U. S. C. A .Sub Section 5189,7112, [West 2009]. The Appeal Claimant, is 78 years old, a lay person,totally disabled, home bound, with very limited financial resources. Proper. For all the above: See; BVD.docket No; 05-00201 vet.app N:2190 Nehmer v. DVA 9/25/1985, James Scripps Docket no: 08-11-93Respectfully ,Lina XXXXX XXXXXXXXDIC Parent Natural MotherClaimant DIC-Claimant AppealXXX-XX-XXXXProperAppeal Claimant request waiver of typo's spelling's errors. Thank you."The service Officer C.M. Page, eventually issued a Certified Certificate Diagnosis Dated 2/23/1987.Stating: "The following Certificate is furnished for your use to establishing Civil Service Preference." Mr. Patrick X. XXXXXXXX,XXXX X. XXXXXX XXXX. XXX XXXXXXX, XX.XXXXXIn reply to: 344/27101C1/XXX-XX-XXXX."This is to certfy that the records of the Veteran Administration in the case og Patrick X. XXXXXXXXdisclose, upon medical examination acceptable to the Veterans Administration, the present existence of aservice-connected, disability or disabilities.C.M.Page [signed]Veterans Service Officer.[Regional Office, XXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXXXX, XXXXXXXXXXXX. XXX XXXXXXX,XX. XXXXX.Officer Phil Psimmons, I enclosed :Copies of the letter of removal of "extraneous material" personnel record. and of all the research HIV studies. I am requesting for the VBA to secure all the autopsy and research studies. for cancer and chloracne clinical records from Norton Air Force Base that prescribed the "Retin-A and other medications. Thank you. I made a lot of errors.in spelling and sentences.The "index of evidences are 40 pages."
Was this filed on Form 9?
Yes, It was typed on form approved for VBA Appeal form 9V. And mailed express mail with proof of service on June 29/2012. 8 days before the 60 days, statute to appeal to the VA Board of Appeal. mailed to the VA office that denied my DIC, claim.
Did you have a local veterans services officer assist you with this?
No, I did it myself and used the explainations I understood from your replys to my questions, and I did a lot of military legal laws research medical dictionary info's, and studied well the records on the file that my son had filed for me and instructed me to keep. In case I will need it to proceed with his disability exposures to what ever he was working on while in service. I need your feed back if the way I argued makes sence at all. Thank you, Sir.
It does not make sense. The Form 9 does not require extensive legal argument.The Form 9 simply requires you state the issue(s) that the VA missed and point to evidence that supports the appeal.Please, no offense intended...but it seems that you tried to use several different legal arguments that I am not sure actually work together.Tell me, when is the statute up? You have a few more days, correct?
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX is not sure of what I was doing, Please correct my errors, so I can correct and go to the point of the issue I am trying point out on this appeal. I want to point out that the Veteran, was diagnosed with Acne-chlorance.. less 10%. does not comply with the Diagnosis VA Rules. I need this corrected. A certified certificate of total service connected disability was issued by a VA. medical Officer. making the presumpted exposure to herbicide at work in-service prexisting. the death certified certificate has to be corrected due to wrong dates and causes of death of the that the first claim of the Veteran was denied, he appealed and was remanded. this was in progrees in the Va courts when the Veteran dies.and was denied once again after he died. 3 years later.based on missing records of personnel and medical records. I am not offended at all, I appreciate your correct opinions and reply to my questions.Please correct to make my appeal make sense. Thank you. Lina
Can you tell me what do you mean bywas diagnosed with Acne-chlorance.. less 10%.Was he rated by the VA for Acne-chlorance, but not related to Agent Orange?
He was not rated for any exposures to any herbicide. or radiation when he was deployed to work in the air base hangar were cargo airplanes, came and went. And this the job area that he got very sick and developed severe Acne rashes all over his face and body. and was treated in the Norton Airbase clinic/hospital and the only evidence I have is the Diagnosis of less than 10% disability of "Acne". And the removal of extraneous materials documents from his personnel.records of his kind of his "unit's job. They were all with high security clearance as connected to "Intelligence" of the Air Force.. I have the original records. But without mentioning what cause his in service disability he was given another certified certificate of total disability, I also have the proof of this one. Lina.
Ma'amAs I mentioned in a prior answer, I again urge you to contact a local County VSO. They can help you at no cost. You really need a professional to assist. Particularly when it comes to your hearing.The form 9 is the start...you then are given a hearing...and you need help with that.Again, your county will have folks who can assist at no cost.Now...back to your caseThey way I understand this, your son developed Acne-chlorance while in service. And you believe that this was a result of exposure to Agent Orange.You have a diagnosis for Acne-chlorance...that is the start. You mentioned in the past your plan to test his remains to determine if there is evidence of agent orange...that is a great idea. But the VA is not going to run that test. You would need to pay for that cost, or find someone to perform the test at no cost.Now...your letter indicates that there are 40 pages of evidence...is that the case? Your evidence index is 40 pages?
Yes, 40 pages that my son gave me to keep. All came from the file my son asked me to keep as the proof of cause of his illness due to his work areas as the intelligence inventory clerk in the Unit he was with that did these job.this was called "63Maw.Unit." I copied all the identifications in the removed extraneous documents from his personnel files. He never mentioned what kind of work they were doing, while working he got very sick boils all over his head face body, became impotent. till he died aside from all the new illnesses he developed later in his life before death. Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX start looking for an organization that will help me this time, I tried to ask for help, but several refused to help me. I gave up and I found you. I will try again, for I know I cannot do these correctly by myself. I am just glad even if full of error I was able to meet the date of statute of 60 days. Now I will request to amend to correct the errors. Thank You, XXXXX XXXXX have only 2 days more. I think.
I am very satisfied with all the reply to my questions by Officer Phil Psimmons , Esq. Yes, I will contact the Laboratories that does the testing for DNA. And I will start looking for all the Veterans' organizations that helps, claimants like me. Yes my evidence index attached with the form 9, are 40 pages. each one to conform with the arguments as the proof to rebut the denials by the R. O.. as indexed filed by the Veteran in preparation for his Appeal hearing, but he died before the hearing date of the Appeal. And it got denied again and the evidences that were missing from his VA files were never taken into consideration during the Appeals hearing. I want to give a token tip for the expert, I tried but the account cannot do it with the new card I Have put in. Satisfied customer. Lina
Ma'am. no need to pay any more to Just Answer or me. I simply want to make sure you have what you need on the appealTell me please what state are you in? And what county?I want to get you linked up with your CVSO
I am in Sacramento California, and the VA Regional office is in Oakland California. Thank you so much. Lina
Thank youThe form 9 simply needs to state the basis for the appeal. It does not need to be detailed. I would consider filing a form 21-4138 in addition to the form 9 and I would put the following in the 4138ISSUE: Additional information in support of formal appealI filed a form 9 on (date you filed it). This is additional information in support of my appeal. Specifically, there is evidence that (your son's name) was diagnosed with Acne-chlorance. There is evidence to show that this was caused by his exposure to agent orange. The agent orange exposure led to several conditions and ultimately caused his death. You can find form 4138 hereLink textYou really need someone to sit down with you on this matter.I would contact the below CVSO...they can help you as you continue to prosecute this appeal.Jeff Pealer, County Veterans Service Officer
XXXXXSacramento, CA 95818 Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pmPhone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNor(NNN) NNN-NNNNFax:(NNN) NNN-NNNN
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX I will do this now, I honor , respect you, for me you are a hero, for the assistance you are giving a young man that loyally served yours and his Country, kept his secret to his sworn promise not to expose what his work was, to his death. I want to go on respecting what he stood for. And you are helping me do that. Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX keep you informed as I go on with his claim but maintaining to keep his job secrets..Thank you. Lina.
Welcome. Best of luck Ma'am
I have spoken to the CVSO, on 19th. St. Sac. Ca., and he referred me to the right Office where to go to . Officer Montague,I had, the telephone Conference with before the denial of my DRO. He said they received my Appeal documents. He told me their decision was based only on the "Death Certificate". No questions about exposures to any herbicide or radiation. Those issues are closed and accepted. The Issue that is not in favor for my son is the Death Certificate signed by the VA M.D after his death. I informed that this, VA M.D. never was, physician of my son. I am told,VA Department of Affairs will not do the amending or try to have death certificate, corrected. I have to do this myself. The personal attending physician has to amend and issue. an amended corrected death certificate. This is what I am doing now. And Officer Montague, said it will take more than 4 months for the Appeal hearing with, Washington ,VBA Office/Court., to happen. I cannot believe the Issues are narrowed down to the Death Certificate . Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX You gave me the initiative and courage to go on. May you have the Blessings and wisdom to keep doing your excellent helping people,work. Like me and my son. Respectfully, Lina.
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