|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 8 Jul 2010 09:32:15 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, VOCs: Camp Lejeune (NC) health claim persistence|
Persistence urged in filing claim HOPE HODGE Jacksonville Daily News (NC) July 8, 2010A former Navy officer who spent more than two years at the Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital said his successful water contamination VA claim was helped by relentless determination and a cadre of toxicology experts.
Jim Watters, associate dean for Graduate Medicine at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock, Texas, was not about to take "no" for an answer the first time he submitted a claim for kidney cancer to the VA regional office in Waco, Texas. Nor did he accept it the second time.
Or the third.Watters was stationed at the Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital as an administrative officer in the Naval Medical Service Corps from 1977 to 1977. Though Watters and his family lived off-base, he said, he spent two-and-a-half years drinking base water and showering in it daily.
... For the entire article, see http://www.jdnews.com/news/span-80250-class-claim.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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