Veteran Blames VA Backlog for Not Getting Appeals Hearing

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 A Rio Grande Valley veteran says backlog at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is why he's waited years on an appeal.
Brownsville native John Hohn served as a U.S. Army helicopter gunner crew chief in Vietnam in 1972. 
"Our objective was to defend the troops when we land in the hot LZ with machine guns," says Hohn.
Shortly after he returned home to the Valley, he noticed something was wrong with his health.  Veteran Blames VA Backlog for Not Getting Appeals Hearing

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