No. 90-7012.

933 F.2d 988 (1991)

Billy R. BURTON, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Edward J. DERWINSKI, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

May 14, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Billy R. Burton, Pasadena, Cal., pro se.

Jeffrey J. Bernstein, Atty., Commercial Litigation Branch, Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for respondent-appellee. With him on the brief were Stuart M. Gerson, Asst. Atty. Gen., David M. Cohen, Director and Mary Mitchelson, Asst. Director.

Before NIES, Chief Judge, COWEN, Senior Circuit Judge, and MAYER, Circuit Judge.


MAYER, Circuit Judge.

Billy R. Burton appeals the order of the United States Court of Veterans Appeals, No. 90-248 (June 1, 1990), dismissing his appeal for lack of jurisdiction. We affirm.


Burton was discharged from the Air Force in 1976 after nineteen days on active duty because of chronic recurrent knee pain. Nine years later, he filed a claim for benefits which a regional office of the Veterans Administration...

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