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On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Manchester, New Hampshire THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service
and instructions from the DVB Circular were included in the VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 (M21-1), Part VI, § 7.21. In December 2005, M21-1, Part VI was rescinded and replaced with a new manual,
Assistance Act of 2000 (VCAA) VA must inform a claimant of information and medical or lay evidence (1) needed for claim substantiation; (2) that VA will seek to provide; and (3) that the claimant is expected
The procedures regarding development of asbestos-related claims are specified in VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 Manual Rewrite, subpart ii (compensation), 1.H.29 (Developing Claims for Service
and exposure information found at M21-1, Part III, par. 5.13(a) (see M21-1, Part VI, par. 7.21(d)(1) (October 3, 1997)). In this regard, the M21-1 provides the following non-exclusive list of asbestos
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral fungal foot disorder. 2. Entitlement to service
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Huntington, West Virginia THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a kidney disorder. 2. Entitlement to service connection
the Board notes there are no laws or regulations specifically dealing with asbestos and service connection. However, the VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 (M21-1), and opinions of the United States
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis-C infection. 2. Entitlement to service
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Houston, Texas THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disability, to include posttraumatic stress
as those on which the Vietnam "brown water" Navy operated. VA Adjudication Procedure Manual M21-1MR (M21-1MR), M21-MR, pt. IV, subpt. ii, §1, ch. H, 28, "Considering Claims Based on Service Aboard Ships
hereinafter "M21-1MR, IV.2.ii.C.9."). In addition, an opinion by the VA General Counsel discussed the provisions of M21-1 regardin
and instructions from the DVB Circular were included in the VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 (M21-1), Part VI, § 7.21. In December 2005, M21-1, Part VI was rescinded and replaced with a new manual,
rate (MAPR) specified in 38 C.F.R. ง 3.23. See 38 U.S.C.A. ง 1521(a), (b); 38 C.F.R. ง 3.3(a)(3). The MAPR is published in Appendix B of VA Manual M21-1 MR (M21-1 MR) and is to be given the same
Diseases (May 11, 1988). The information and instructions contained in the DVB Circular were later included in the VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1, part VI, para. 7.21 (Oct. 3, 1997) (M21-1). Subsequently,
was subsumed verbatim as § 7.21 of Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1, Part VI. (This has now been reclassified in a revision to the Manual at M21-1MR, Part IV, Subpart ii, Chapter 2, Section C). See
contained in the DVB Circular were later included in the VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1, part VI, para. 7.21 (Oct. 3, 1997) (M21-1). Subsequently, an opinion by the VA General Counsel discussed
been advanced on the Board's docket pursuant to 38 C.F.R. ง 20.900(c) (2013). 38 U.S.C.A. ง 7107(a)(2) (West 2002). FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran served on active duty from December 1944 to
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Portland, Oregon THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for the Veteran's cause of the death. 2. Entitlement to nonservice-
paperless claims processing system. Accordingly, any future consideration of this Veteran's case should take into consideration the existence of this electronic record. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. All notification
VA will seek to provide; and (3) that the claimant is expected to provide. 38 C.F.R. § 3.159(b)(1). VCAA notice requirements apply to all five elements of a service connection claim: 1) veteran status
OF FACT 1. The Veteran's COPD was initially manifested many years after, and is not shown to be related to, his service, to include as due to exposure to asbestos. 2. Prior to February 1, 2013, the
been included in VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 MR, part IV, Subpart ii, Chapter 2, Section C (December 13, 2005). In this regard, the M21-1 MR provides the following non-exclusive list of asbestos-
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Denver, Colorado THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral hip disability, including as due to a service-connected
1) that is necessary to substantiate the claim; (2) that VA will seek to provide; and (3) that the claimant is expected to provide. 38 C.F.R. ง 3.159(b)(1), as amended, 73 Fed. Reg. 23,353 (April 30,
VA must determine whether military records demonstrate evidence of asbestos exposure in service (M21-1, Part III, par. 5.13(b); M21-1, Part VI, par. 7.21(d)(1)); determine whether there was pre-service
determine whether there is a relationship between asbestos exposure and the claimed disease, keeping in mind the latency and exposure information discussed. M21-1, Part VI, 7.21(d)(1), p. 7-IV-3 and 7-
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension. 2. Entitlement to service connection for
ง 5103(a) (West 2002); 38 C.F.R. ง 3.159(b) (2013). In accordance with 38 C.F.R. ง 3.159(b)(1), proper notice must inform the claimant of any information and evidence not of record (1) that is necessary
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, to include as a result of herbicide exposure.
information and instructions from the DVB Circular have been included in a VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 (M21-1), Part VI, 7.21. These guidelines note that inhalation of asbestos fibers can
applicable criteria provide no presumption of service connection for asbestos exposure claims. See Dyment v. West, 13 Vet. App. 141, 145 (1999) (holding that M21-1 does not create a presumption of exposure
system (except the prostate), and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. See M21-1 MR, part VI, Subpart ii, Chapter 2, Section C, 9 (b). The M21-1 MR also provides the following non-exclusive list of
Likewise, applicable criteria provide no presumption of service connection for asbestos exposure claims. See Dyment v. West, 13 Vet. App. 141, 145 (1999) (holding that M21-1 does not create a presumption
on exposure to asbestos. The information and instructions from the DVB Circular have been included in a VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 (M21-1), Part VI, 7.21. These guidelines note that inhalation
428, 432-33 (1993). Likewise, applicable criteria provide no presumption of service connection for asbestos exposure claims. See Dyment v. West, 13 Vet. App. 141, 145 (1999) (holding that M21-1 does not
provide no presumption of service connection for asbestos exposure claims. See Dyment v. West, 13 Vet. App. 141, 145 (1999) (holding that M21-1 does not create a presumption of exposure to asbestos solely
to claims for service connection for asbestosis and other asbestos-related diseases, nor has the Secretary promulgated any regulations). The VA Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 (M21-1), however, and
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Roanoke, Virginia THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a chronic respiratory disorder, including asthma, to include
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in San Juan, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to include
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss. 2. Entitlement to service connection
1) that is necessary to substantiate the claim; (2) that VA will seek to provide; and (3) that the claimant is expected to provide. 38 C.F.R. ง 3.159(b)(1); Quartuccio v. Principi, 16 Vet. App. 183 (2002).
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Indianapolis, Indiana THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in San Juan, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in North Little Rock, Arkansas THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been submitted to reopen a claim for service connection
Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1 MR, part IV, Subpart ii, Chapter 2, Section C (December 13, 2005). See also VAOPGCPREC 4-00 (Apr. 13, 2000). In this regard, the M21-1 MR provides the following non-
to asbestos. The DVB circular was subsumed verbatim as § 7.21 of Adjudication Procedure Manual, M21-1, Part VI. (This has now been reclassified in a revision to the Manual at M21-1MR, Part IV, Subpart
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