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VA Travel Pay Mileage Reimbursement is a bad joke.
VA Travel Pay Mileage Reimbursement is a really bad joke!

VA Travel Pay Mileage Reimbursement is 22 miles at $0.415/mile = $9.13 minus $6 deductible = $3.13

The deductible of $6 dollars is because I get $2769 from the VA as a 100% Service-Connected Disabled Veteran.  But they don't know that this 65.71741511500548 percentage cut in my Travel Pay (rounded to 66%) is terribly unfair...  In the early part of the year they tried to use the excuse that it was because I was getting it to the nearest VA facility.

As of June 2012, my Home Owner's Association DUES went up by 20% and in dollar amount that was an increase of $56 dollars.  It was $280 for Dec 2011 to May 2012 since I have been living here.  And that is only SIX months.  Now I have to pay $336 in Dues.   I pay a Mortgage Loan of about $890 per month and also am paying since January 3rd 2012 a reverse mortgage loan of $1000 from a from a friend for the down payment.

So 1000 + 890 = 1,890 + 336 = 2226

I also have a Santa Monica Mini Storage Facility where I have to rooms that went up by 20% in June 2012 as well.  So it is is now that rental facility is $491 per month.

So $2,226 + $491 = $2,717 and I also have to eat as well.

Santa Monica Mini Storage
1620 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404-3702

(310)450-1515

http://www.santamonicaministorage.com/

And here is one of the images that were FOUR that I Signed AND they ARE SO CHEAP they would not make a copy of it so I used my Cell Phone from AT&T to make a photo of each of the four they had me sign yesterday.  When I showed up for my Dental appointment, but when I got there the Dentist had rescheduled HIS appointments.  They call me on FRIDAY at 3 PM or 1500 hours for my appointment on a Tuesday at 1 PM or 1300 hours.

And they did not call me to say it was cancelled.  I show up and they say it has been cancelled by the Dentist.  They then tell me I have to call them to make an appointment when I get home.  So I called when I got back then I got three calls today.  On the Tuesday evening they said they would call between 9AM and Noon.  I called them at 11:58 AM telling them I needed to throw out the trash.  When I got back they had left a message for the appointment, but it conflicted with another appointment.

So I called and some lady made an appointment that would not conflict.  And I did not leave, but a man from the VA called again and said I needed to call back.  When I did it appears that other appointment was not possible so finally I got my new appointment for Oct 4, 2012 a Tuesday at 1 pm or 1300 hours.

This image is from my SkyDrive from Microsoft.




I later Edited this image with a free program called IrfanView:

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Current version is 4.33

This image is from one I have uploaded to my LiveJournal Scrapbook it is about the appointment regarding getting a refill about my back pain medication on August 7, 2012 at 1 PM or as you can see 13:07 in room 1410 (I think is was) at Building 500.

VA Travel Pay Cell Phone Photo from Aug 28, 2012

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J Hirzel From: J Hirzel Date: September 17th, 2012 05:21 pm (UTC) (Link)

That joke

That's a joke, because once you calculate the miles, it's not even 1/5 what you would pay in gas.
kc_in_la From: kc_in_la Date: September 19th, 2012 06:59 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: That joke

Well is was on Sept 11, 2012 that I finally got a Waiver from a new manager of the Travel Pay department that was a WOMANGER. The other Manager was a Man and he said that I got my low travel pay because they would only pay to the Temple Street VA.

Today I went to the VA again for my Dental Appointment with a Board Certified Orthodontist and the Nurse,s that helped with my three new X-rays said I was the most excellent patient following their directions. And the lady that mixed the GUCK for the impression for my lower dentures mixed it and the Dentist said, "It won't be enough", but it was an HE was impressed what a perfect impression that it turned out to be.

And I was very nicely dressed in Black pants and my Air Force Cap with a Black Leather upper rim that matched my pants. I had on pair of light brown quality Italian shoes (no laces) with Tan Argyle Socks and a Burgundy Shirt.

I am still the same height (six feet and zero inches) I was when I was in sixth grade as well when I flew from Fresno, CA to San Antonio, TX to the Lackland AFB on Nov 2, 1972.

My next appointment will be to see my new Doctor Sept 25, 2012 (a Tuesday) at 1:30 PM or 1330 to meet my new Primary Care Doctor Towfigh. Another women Doctor I believe.

So TODAY'S TRIP WHICH they calculate as a round trip will be this $9 plus some odd cents from now on.
kc_in_la From: kc_in_la Date: November 30th, 2012 01:49 am (UTC) (Link)

VA Travel Pay Mileage Reimbursement is now being done right!

My VA Travel Pay is finally being done correctly. I am now getting the full $9.13 instead of the $3.13! Because on Sept 11, 2012 (oh gee whiz that was when the TWIN TOWERS fell in New York City... That Earline Young the wo-manager finally got it so that I get my correct travel pay. But it has only started as of late to trickly in.

Here's another Live Journal entry that I recently posted:

Personal property damages for dwellings in Los Angeles, CA
http://kc-in-la.livejournal.com/23871.html

It contains the playlist from YouTube and the embedded video viewer to the seven videos that I have uploaded to YouTube!
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