Initial disability rating for bilateral hearing loss, from December 18, 1989, and a rating in excess of 20 percent from December 16, 2014, on an extraschedular basis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132362


Citation Nr: 18132362 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 11-08 906A DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a compensable, initial disability rating for bilateral hearing loss, from December 18, 1989, and a rating in excess of 20 percent from December 16, 2014, on an extraschedular basis. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served…

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Service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132363


Citation Nr: 18132363 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-04 767 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran is diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD), anxiety disorder, and PTSD,…

Entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer, to include as due to herbicide exposure [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132364


Citation Nr: 18132364 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-32 461 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer, to include as due to herbicide exposure, is denied. FINDING OF FACT The preponderance of the evidence of record shows that the Veteran did not step foot in the Republic…

Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease of the right knee [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124074


Citation Nr: 18124074 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 13-24 832 DATE: August 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease of the right knee is remanded. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease of the right…

The character of the Appellant’s service constitutes a [BAR] to receiving Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18124075


Citation Nr: 18124075 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 11-06 750 DATE: August 6, 2018 ORDER The character of the Appellant’s service constitutes a bar to receiving Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. FINDING OF FACT The Appellant’s misconduct in-service was willful and persistent; it did not consist of mere minor offenses offset…

Bilateral flat foot; lumbar strain disability; bilateral hearing loss disability; vertigo; tinnitus; residuals of a cold injury; Raynaud’s syndrome; headaches; lumbar strain [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132365


Citation Nr: 18132365 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-34 930 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER 1. Entitlement to service connection for bilateral flat foot, to include as secondary to a lumbar strain disability, is denied. 2. Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss disability is denied. 3. Entitlement to service connection…

Residuals of a prostatectomy due to prostate cancer; acquired psychiatric disorder, to include (PTSD), as secondary to residuals of a prostatectomy due to prostate cancer [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124076


Citation Nr: 18124076 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 10-33 170 DATE: August 7, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to compensation under 38 U.S.C. § 1151 for residuals of a prostatectomy due to prostate cancer, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as secondary to…

Revision of the August 26, 2011 Board decision which denied service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132366


Citation Nr: 18132366 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 18-34 146 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Revision of the August 26, 2011 Board decision which denied service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. FINDING OF FACT The August 26, 2011, Board decision was supported by the evidence then of record and…

Heart condition other than ischemic heart disease, claimed as atrial fibrillation; hypertension; erectile dysfunction; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124077


Citation Nr: 18124077 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 06-24 408 DATE: August 7, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a heart condition other than ischemic heart disease, claimed as atrial fibrillation, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for erectile dysfunction is remanded. REASONS…

Entitlement to service connection for mild osteoarthritis, left knee [GRANTED]; Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132367


Citation Nr: 18132367 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-35 085A DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for mild osteoarthritis, left knee is granted. Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an left ear disease is remanded. Entitlement to…