50 percent for service-connected migraine headaches associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with major depressive disorder [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160469


Citation Nr: 18160469 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-18 817A DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a rating of 50 percent for service-connected migraine headaches associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with major depressive disorder, from March 13, 2013, is granted. FINDING OF FACT Since March 13, 2013, the Veteran has…

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Erectile dysfunction; prostate cancer; special monthly compensation (SMC) at a housebound rate; SMC based on the loss of use of a creative organ [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160470


Citation Nr: 18160470 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-23 077A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 23, 2013, for the grant of service connection for erectile dysfunction is dismissed. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 23, 2013, for the grant of service connection…

Right shoulder disability; a right shoulder labral tear, and right shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis; right ankle disability; right/Left knee disability [GRANTED]; OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160471


Citation Nr: 18160471 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-18 310 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a right shoulder disability, diagnosed as degenerative joint disease, a right shoulder labral tear, and right shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis, is granted. Service connection for a right ankle disability, including degenerative changes, is granted.…

The claim of entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160473


Citation Nr: 18160473 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-17 591 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The claim of entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving reasonable doubt in favor of the Veteran, his service-connected disabilities render him unable…

Entitlement to educational benefits, claimed as Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) or 38 U.S.C. Chapter 30 [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 18160472


Citation Nr: 18160472 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-34 132 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to educational benefits, claimed as Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) or 38 U.S.C. Chapter 30, is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran had 4 months and 12 days of active duty service beginning on May 11,…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160474


Citation Nr: 18160474 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-61 396 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s combined disability rating is 70 percent with one disability rated at least 40 percent, and…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with major depressive disorder [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160475


Citation Nr: 18160475 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-42 833 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER 1. A rating greater than 70 percent for service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with major depressive disorder is denied. 2. An effective date earlier than May 12, 2008, specifically, May 12, 2007, for the grant of a…

70% for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); 30% for coronary artery disease; 10% prior to August 22, 2013, and in excess of 20% from August 22, 2013, for diabetes mellitus, type II [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160476


Citation Nr: 18160476 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-26 644 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A disability rating in excess of 70 percent for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. A disability rating in excess of 30 percent for coronary artery disease is denied. A disability rating in excess of 10 percent…

Entitlement to service connection for chalazion of the left eye, as secondary to service-connected sickle cell retinopathy [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160477


Citation Nr: 18160477 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 03-12 995 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for chalazion of the left eye, as secondary to service-connected sickle cell retinopathy, is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from July 1979 to June 1997. This matter is…

Service connection for bilateral hearing loss [DENIED]; tinnitus [GRANTED]; enlarged prostate [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160478


Citation Nr: 18160478 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-07 477 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Service connection for bilateral hearing loss is denied. Service connection for tinnitus is granted. Service connection for enlarged prostate is denied. REMANDED Service connection for squamous cell suparglottic larynx carcinoma, metastatic to neck status-post radiation and chemotherapy…