The Veterans Clinic Map Project

Almost a year ago Professor Angela Drake asked me if I’d deliver the keynote address at the next Veterans Clinic Symposium.  I was beyond surprised.  I never thought of myself as a keynote speaker kind of guy.  I have always viewed myself as a sort of problem solver guy. But, when Professor Drakes asks you to do something to help your fellow veterans she has a purpose and a plan.  She laid out her belief that this mapping stuff that I do might have a practical application in helping veterans make stronger disability claims, and if they lost their claim, it might help them present a stronger appeal to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington D.C. , or lead to some needed rule-making by the Department of Veterans Affairs. I have come to learn that there are two types of VA claims.  There are the presumption claims and Read More …

Mizzou Law Veteran’s Clinic Map

If you live in Missouri, and you would like the world’s most patriotic map, then feel free to download this one.  The Mizzou Law Veterans Clinic uses this map to record the location of the veterans they serve.  You are now free to download a copy. You might download it to a thumbdrive, and take it the nearest FedEx/Kinkos (or similar place) and they can print it for you for a little bit of money.  I suggest you laminate it.  Then, put it on a whiteboard and use these magnets to track your, or your favorite veteran’s deployments. The link takes you to a 2.5 meg file.  The original is 54 megs.  That is too large to upload here.  But, if you want a copy of the big map please let me know at Chris.Dunn@GeoVelo.org.                           DISCLAIMER:  Obviously, neither the Read More …