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,…

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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…

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…

Entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation for bilateral hearing loss; Entitlement to a compensable rating for residual scar, right elbow wound [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160486


Citation Nr: 18160486 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 18-06 630 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation for bilateral hearing loss is denied. Entitlement to a compensable rating for residual scar, right elbow wound is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran’s service-connected bilateral hearing loss has been…

Increased evaluation for residuals of a fracture of the distal end of the right second metacarpal; right ear hearing loss; hemorrhoids [DENIED]; hiatal hernia [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160491


Citation Nr: 18160491 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-19 306 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an increased evaluation for residuals of a fracture of the distal end of the right second metacarpal, rated as noncompensably disabling prior to May 15, 2017, and 10 percent disabling thereafter is denied. Entitlement to…

Entitlement to non-service connected pension [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160492


Citation Nr: 18160492 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-05 771 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to non-service connected pension is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran is not shown to have had any active service during a period of war. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for basic eligibility for VA nonservice-connected…

Lymphedema of the left lower extremity; lymphedema of the right lower extremity [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160496


Citation Nr: 18160496 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-26 306 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial increased rating in excess of 40 percent for lymphedema of the left lower extremity is denied. Entitlement to an initial increased rating in excess of 40 percent for lymphedema of the right lower…

A separate compensable disability rating for bilateral cataracts associated with diabetes mellitus, type II [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160503


Citation Nr: 18160503 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 11-19 772 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A separate compensable disability rating for bilateral cataracts associated with diabetes mellitus, type II, is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s diabetes mellitus is not manifested by cataracts that have resulted in compensable visual impairment. CONCLUSION OF…

Service connection for left ear hearing loss (HL) [DENIED]; An initial compensable rating for service-connected right ear HL [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160508


Citation Nr: 18160508 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-18 417A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Service connection for left ear hearing loss (HL) is denied. An initial compensable rating for service-connected right ear HL is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran’s preexisting left ear HL did not increase in severity in…