I put the add in the Forum classified and it is on Ebay. Fairly nice car with high compression head Ruckstell rear lots of extras Son is getting medically discharged from the Navy due to ship injuries so this is kind of sudden and reluctant. On the good side, I have two non running T's I will have more time to get running for Spring.
Nice looking car. Sorry to hear you have to sell it under such extenuating circumstances. Hope your son will get through his medical issues quickly and with good results. My prayers go to you and him. Give him a big "thank you" for me for his service also. We need all the heroes like him we can get, things seem to be getting awfully ugly in this world.
Thanks Tim.. The military is really down sizing.. They are doing a much better job with the damaged veterans.. When they do the medical board, they also do the Veterans disability board at the same time. Hopefully when he get out in a few month he will get some small benefit. In the mean time, I need the cash to support him and his family while he transitions to a civilian (hopefully full time with benefits ) Job in computer security However, I know that full time jobs with any benefits are rapidly being replaced with part time jobs and contracting jobs with no benefits.. Money does not buy happiness but the absence really causes problems !
David, find a good VSO(Veterans Service Officer, they can be a big help in dealing with the VA. They know what is needed and what hoops to jump through. Voice of experience. Good luck! Dave
PVA is outstanding, and I hear DAV is, too.
Sorry you must sell your T at this time. Hopefully someone will see this or the classifieds who is looking for a good T. More importantly, I hope everything works out well for your son. We all appreciate and thank him for his service and sacrifice,
Well I am relieved Adam my Son should be OK. I spent a month at Balboa Hospital seeing the wonderful care they are doing for the folks missing legs really banged up. What is nice is how the new metal springy legs work. Folks are really treating the disabled service folks in my view well
Good news David. Yes, people are treating all of our Vets much better than they have in the past. I think everyone learned something after Vietnam.Wish Adam well for me and good luck. Dave
Yup Mr. Stroud, I can remember being cursed at at the Ohio State Fair while in uniform back in the time
David, don't mess around waiting on the VA. Get a hold of the
Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs
I struggled along on the 40% the VA gave me and when heart disease and diabetes was added to the agent orange list I attempted to get another 10% from the VA and waited and waited. A veteran said go see your state appointed Veteran's officer. My whole life changed, he said not only was I entitled to the additional 10% but the VA had short changed me on the first ruling. He filled out all the forms and sent them in and I was awarded 100% with back pay. These guys do this all day long and know what to say and do you don't. They are paid to work for you. Let them and get this process started as soon as possible.
I found my VSO (Veterans Service Officer) at my local American Legion. I would have never been able to get my 30% disability without him!
I'm happy to hear things are turning out as well as they are.
The VA, NOT the Air Force, jacked around with (IGNORED) my sister's pension for over TWO YEARS.
I finally had enough and emailed two of our Congressional Reps and a Senator explaining the situation.
It was no coincidence that a rather substantial deposit showed up in her checking account less than a month later! (Retroactive to the date of her retirement)
They never even notified her........the money just showed up!
Just saw on the local news tonight that one of the Cleveland TV stations who began a fund-raising marathon last year, raised a whopping $140,000 dollars for the Wounded Warrior Project! How great is that! Great to see the increased support of our heroes, particularly the wounded ones who have a rough transition ahead of them.
Tim I was with some of the Warriors with the new steel spring legs at Disney Land. Talk about Royal Treatment, people were thanking them as they always went to the head of the line (via special entrances) to the rides.