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Tags: Brokowski v. Shinseki 23 Vet.App. 79 (2009), Chief Judge Robert N. Davis, Clemons, Clemons v. Shinseki 23 Vet. App. 1 (2009), DeLisio v. Shinseki 25 Vet. App. 45 (2011), effective date, informal claims, Ingram v. Nicholson 21 Vet. App. 232 (2007), John F. Cameron, Judge Mary J. Schoelen, Judge Michael Allen, Ken Carpenter, Michael Lane, Montgomery AL VARO, Moody v. Principi 360 F.3d 1306 (Fed. Cir. 2004), Nathan P. Kirschner, reasonably encompassed claims, scope of a VA claim, Szemraj v. Principi 357 F.3d 1370 (Fed. Cir. 2004).
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A veteran is entitled to special monthly compensation (SMC) if, owing to a service-connected disability the veteran suffered anatomical loss of use of one or both feet. 38 U.S.C. § 1114(k),…