3) Veterans WIN at Board of Veterans Appeals!
Citation Nr: 0519111
Docket No.: 04-20 235A
Appeal of Gary O. Kendall
At Issue: Entitlement to payment or reimbursement for medical services provided by (private medical provider) pusuant
to the "Millenium Bill Act."
After the VAMC Boise, Chief of Medical Administration erroneously refused payment of emergency private medical care given
to the Veteran, the issue was taken before the Board of Veterans Appeals with a formal notice of Disagreement and demand for
The Veteran formed his own legal complaint based upon his research into 38USC, 38CFR, and the Veterans Millenium Bill
The BVA ruled nearly word-for-word, on every point of law, in favor of the Veteran.
This ruling sets a precendent beneficial to all Veterans who receive private provision of emergency or diagnostic
medical care that the VA cannot provide.
Please familiarize yourselves with these issues and the ruling.
4) Agent Orange: BVA rules
presumptive exposure on Okinawa
The ruling cited here was rendered in 1998, and was so well buried in a government attempt to hide it, that an eight
month long web crawler search was required to ferret it out.
For those who have been searching for evidence and VA disability claims support for AO exposure elsewhere than Vietnam,
check this out:
BVA presumptive AO exposure on Okinawa, 1970’s
Citation NR: 9800877
Date: 01/13/98 Archive Date: 01/21/98
DOCKET NO. 97-05 078 )
Now, thanks to the diligent Veteran in this case, AO exposure in areas other than Vietnam is ruled presumptive and
service connected via proof of assignment, proof of AO in the area, and symptoms arising anytime in the claiming Veterans
For those who served on Okinawa, show symptoms, and have been denied - try again bros and sisters - and this time cite
this ruling in support of your claim.