Good Day All. We are starting to wind down, and are hoping that someone out there remembers a

Gdsm Joseph Roland (Claude) JEAN.

He served with 1 Cdn Gds in Petawawa 1957-1959.

I would appreciate a quick turn around on this one as we close down on 31 Mar 11...

MARGUERITE.BORN@forces.gc.ca

  Telephone 613-992-5485 Telecopieur 613-992-9083

Here is the latest Sitrep. We have now sent out 390 cheques and have 1 more for sure to send out. Cheers

AVRP SITREP 119

1. MND announced AVRP 2 Sep 08. AVRP received TB approval 4 Sep 08. Closing date for AVRP application submission was 31 December 2009.

2. CF LA/AVRP next meeting be scheduled as required.

3. INQUIRY UPDATE: Program Inquiries to 3 Feb 11

  a. 1-800- Phone Inquiries: 1452

  b. Program office phone inquiries: 1693

  c. Email Inquiries: +Atomic: 373 +Atomique: 9 Passed through PA: 3

  d. (i) Ministerials: 38 (ii) OPQ: 1

  e. ATIs: 0

  f. AVRP Application packages mailed out: 596

  g. (i) Applications received for review by Program Office: 1916

Several Provincial Trustees have made application on behalf of their clients as follows:

  (i) AB Trustee: 18

  (ii) BC Trustee: 332

  (iii) ON Trustee: 751

  (iv) MB Trustee: 69

  (v) SK Trustee: 18

  (vi) QC trustee: 45

  (vii) Population: 17

  h. Files undergoing review: 2

  i. First-Level Review:

  (1) Received - 49

  (2) Appeal Approved - 0

  (3) Appeal Denied - 49

  j Second-Level Review:

  (1) Received - 16

  (2) Appeal Approved - 0

  (3) Appeal Denied - 16

  k Third-Level Review:

  (1) Received - 8

  (2) Appeal Approved - 0

  (3) Appeal Denied - 8

  l. EX GRATIA CHEQUES:

  (1) Cheques mailed via Priority Post Distribution (Receipt of Signature required): 390

  (2) Cheque Request submitted to DCSM: 1

  m. Denied Application letters sent:

  (1) All "denied" letters mailed via Priority Post (sig. & date required for timeline of possible appeal process)

  (2) Does not meet program criteria: 254

  (3) No flow through rule: 23

  n. Files awaiting legal review: 0

  o. ADM PA staff issued an AVRP news release on 15 Dec 09. A Maple Leaf Newspaper article was published 3 Feb 2010. ADM PA staff have submitted the initial draft of the Post Program news released for review by AVRP. Initial draft of news release to announce the completion of AVRP was returned to ADM PA on 31 Jan 11.

M.M. Born, Major
Program Manager Atomic Veterans Recognition Program (AVRP)
Office Director Casualty Support Management
National Defence Ottawa, Canada K1A 0K2

MARGUERITE.BORN@forces.gc.ca

Telephone 613-992-5485 Telecopieur 613-992-9083