well I'm officially retired now, sorta looking for a job but content to work in and around the house for a bit. My one task that I need to accomplish is to complete my VA claim and boy is that annoying....I have my medical record all 5 inches of it and I have to prove each issue that I am claiming and when I first had it treated....this is only the paperwork side of things i still have to get seen at the VA to finish everything....however given that according to the Navy I am Pre Glaucomis, have hardware in my ankle, and have obstructive sleep apnea Veterans benefits will help going to school this fall


One Reply to Beyond annoying...

Scott Hardie | April 7, 2009
Good luck. I don't really want universal health care if the government is going to run it the way they run VA.


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