Entitlement to service connection for left shoulder disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160326


Citation Nr: 18160326 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-17 632 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for left shoulder disability is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served in the Army from March 2009 to September 2009 and from September 2010 to October 2011. This matter is before the…

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20 percent, but no higher, for left rotator cuff tear status post Mumford acromioplasty with osteoarthritis; [GRANTED] rotator cuff tear; Mumford acromioplast; osteoarthritis [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160327


Citation Nr: 18160327 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 08-07 567 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial rating of 20 percent, but no higher, for left rotator cuff tear status post Mumford acromioplasty with osteoarthritis prior to April 10, 2013, is granted. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20…

50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and adjustment disorder with anxiety and depressed mood; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160329


Citation Nr: 18160329 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-53 370 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and adjustment disorder with anxiety and depressed mood is remanded. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than January 24, 2014, for the award…

Entitlement to Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) education benefits; [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160331


Citation Nr: 18160331 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-29 826 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) education benefits is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran submitted a November 2013 VA 22-1990 indicating he decided to irrevocably elect Chapter 33 benefits in lieu of Chapter 30…

Entitlement to service connection for residuals of low-back injury [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160334


Citation Nr: 18160334 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-25 438 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for residuals of low-back injury is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran had active service in the United States Navy from November 1951 to September 1954. At the outset, the Board notes in…

Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea; [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160332


Citation Nr: 18160332 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-56 453 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s sleep apnea was not shown during active service and is not related to active service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for entitlement to…

Gunshot wound to the left calf, Muscle Group XI; [GRANTED]; multiple scars chest, left shoulder, and back of neck; symptomatic scars of the right chest [DENIED]; for a scar of the scalp [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160333


Citation Nr: 18160333 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-01 269 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A disability rating of 20 percent, but no higher, for residuals of a gunshot wound to the left calf, Muscle Group XI, is granted, effective March 10, 2010. A disability rating greater than 10 percent for multiple…

Acquired psychiatric disorder; residuals of left eye injury; depression and PTSD; back pain and atrophy in both limbs with numbness and tingling & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160335


Citation Nr: 18160335 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-42 156 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been submitted, the claim for entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include diagnosed depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is reopened. Entitlement to service connection for gout is…

Right foot condition to include pes planus; 10 percent disabling for service-connected residuals of fracture, right ankle [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160336


Citation Nr: 18160336 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 792A DATE: December 28, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a right foot condition to include pes planus, is remanded. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 10 percent disabling for service-connected residuals of fracture, right ankle is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND…

Entitlement to service connection for migraine headaches [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160337


Citation Nr: 18160337 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-51 790 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for migraine headaches is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving reasonable doubt in the Veteran’s favor, his current migraine headaches were incurred in active service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for service connection for…