Bysiewicz: 'We Need To Do More' for Veterans
They risk their lives serving their country, but when they return home, in many cases, their country fails them, former Connecticut Secretary of State and now congressional candidate Susan Bysiewicz told a group of veterans at a forum at the Post 88 American Legion hall Wednesday afternoon.
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#1 Sep 1, 2011
you are right not only does the veteran suffer but his whole family suffers also--they need a hand up and to never be treated like they were trash again--I was a teenager when the Vuet Nam Vets came home--my heart brocke for them. I have been married to a disabled viet nam vet for 38 years now--He still has nightares, nightsweats, TIAs (mini strokes) 3 heart attacks, prostate cancer 7 out of 12. Thats nly a start of what has gone wrong these past 40 tears since NAM Tricia and Henry
#2 Sep 2, 2011
IF you have PTSD and heart problems - have DD214 to show you were in Vietnam file a claim!
Heart problems IHD is covered! File a claim:
You can file on line or go to the VA hospital and get a Veterans service office to file for you!
NO one can help you or your wife unless you file to get help medical wise and or a claim / award for your services in Vietnam:
Go Get Help!
#3 Sep 3, 2011
We have filed and johnis 100% PTSD,100% Heart diease, 80%prostate cancer,, 10% tininitus, 10% sleep apnea and several other things--He just got 100% for his heart, but under the Nehmar law he should get some back pay we don't know who to talk to about this!!
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