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    Army Reserve "Uncharacterized" DD214 Separation and lack of benefits

    Gsfowler- thanks for the response..this type of discharge was normal for reserve and NG in the 1990's , I actually have one myself and I went back to my reserve unit after basic and AIT and completed 20 straight years (luckily I have a DD214 from other active duty time)...it has something to do...
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    Army Reserve "Uncharacterized" DD214 Separation and lack of benefits

    Sorry to bother the team, I need some advice. I had a tough case come across my desk and it is not in my arena of expertise. I have a RESERVE COMPONENT soldier that was injured during Annual Training (years ago) and while applying for Massachusetts state Veterans benefits, we discovered that...
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    What you think

    I was wondering if anyone knows or could point me in the direction of the regulation which will tell me what the standard is to find Radiculopathy unfitting. Thanks in advance
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    6 month eval on mental conditions with VA

    I was wondering if anyone has experienced the following. I just got my retirement order in December (PDRL). Now, I have just received a notice from the VA, they are reevaluation almost all of my conditions. I am quite annoyed, some of my conditions have been rated for at least 8 year and the...
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    Ratings in Help Needed

    Sorry to bother the team. One of my SM's rating are in: 30% Army 70% VA. Here is my question: the SM received his 199 last week, 20% back and 10% neck were considered unfitting. BUT the SM has bilateral lower extremity radiculopathy rated at 20% per leg, which was considered fitting. I...
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    Unfit memo

    what did you NARSUM recommend for the Radiculopathy?
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    199 Timelines

    thanks for the reply. i got a call from the PEBLO today and my 199 is in. i will be signing it on Moday 70/100, it took almost 7 weeks. The crazy thing is that it was singed almost 10 days ago.
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    199 Timelines

    I have never seen a tread for 199 timlines. I wanted to see if we could get something going to track these timelines. My ratings have been complete since September 5th. i have been told that my 199 his in a final stage and just needs signatures. i am just disappointed because i was told...
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    Seattle Regional VA Timelines:

    Thanks for the information. The wait has been very difficult for me. i am at 4 weeks and counting for the 199. it has been a frustrating process. i will keep u posted
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    stupid severance question

    you need to check the V codes that will be on your PEB Unfit letter regarding your condition. example: Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease (MEB Dx 1). (V1-No; V3-No; V4-Yes) This will tell you if your condition is tax free and if they will reduce your compensation. you want to have a Yes in any...
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    Seattle Regional VA Timelines:

    I believe that the 199 comes from the PEB (definately not the VA) personally i believe on average we are seeing 2.5 to 4 weeks. i do recognize that others have taken much longer.
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    Got my findnigs don't know what to do? please advice

    are you on the PDRL or the TDRL? if PDRL you are at almost the top rating of 75%. if you are on the TDRL i believe Jason posted on a tread earlier this week that states that you could get the condition re-evaluated. either way i think that you are in good shape.
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    Will I get a DD214 if medically retired (reserves)

    Drilling reservist do not get a DD214. i believe all you get is your retirement order from HRC.
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