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May 27th, 2012
01:01 PM ET

VA backlog 'plagues' veterans nationwide

Tim Tetz and Paul Rieckhoff on the military and VA backlog that is keeping soldiers in limbo, saying it is an 'atrocity'.

"The average veteran is waiting six months for a disability claim to go through.  If you appeal, it resets to two years.  So the system is broken," said Rieckhoff.

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