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  1. concernedwife

    reserves and bonuses

    husband was picked up for reserves and was told he would be getting a bonus. he is tier 3, so will be receiving a $10,000 signing bonus. we understand that hei will only get half up front and then the remainder each year. with that being said, when would he receive the initial $5,000? is that on...
  2. concernedwife

    VA claim assistance

    for those who do not know my husband's story - he was medboarded and went all the way to a formal board and was deemed FIT the entire way through because he made sailor of the year two years in a row several years ago. [sorry to those that know the story, but to those who don't know the story -...
  3. concernedwife

    transitioning during covid-19 - questions.

    hey all! i miss posting here, but hope everyone is doing well. quick rundown: husband was put up for a MEB and went all the way to the FPEB with a lawyer and was found fit. they made him finish out his contract and here we are a year or so later, contract is up in five months. EAOS is 10 october...
  4. concernedwife

    question about medboard and reserves

    if this isnt the correct part of the forum for this then i apologize. husband was medboarded and found FIT - BUT he was found non-deployable due to the migraines he has which he was medboarded for. they would allow for him to re-enlist, but he would be shore duty and he wouldn't make chief if...
  5. concernedwife

    could use some help what to expect with VA ratings

    for those of you who may not know, my husband was put up for a medboard a little over a year ago and was found FIT 2-3 times regardless of his medical documentation and statements from multiple medical professionals, commander, chief and co-workers. he was put up for a medboard due to daily...
  6. concernedwife

    long time no see - needing help

    hi all! haven't been here in forever it seems like. for those that don't know my husband's situation - he was found FIT three times through the IPEB, FPEB, etc for 5-6 days a week migraines due to the fact that he achieved sailor of the year twice in five years time. he was told that he was...
  7. concernedwife

    new MEB in six months...

    hello - for those that have never seen me on here, my husband went through a meb, fpeb and petition for relief, and was found FIT each time. his referring condition are severe migraines that occur 5-6 days out of the week [his VA list was a mile long with his blood pressure issues, sleep apnea...
  8. concernedwife

    FOUND FIT THREE TIMES.....now what?

    here is the original post regarding my husband's situation - i have been keeping up with the thread and updating it as we have gone along in this entire process. http://pebforum.com/threads/found-fit-for-duty-now-contesting-help.43067/ SHORT STORY: husband was referred to MEB went up for MEB...
  9. concernedwife

    IPEB, FPEB then PFR - all denied

    there is a thread i started months and months ago regarding my husband's situation - would rather not type it all out here. either way, husband went up for FPEB in may and he was found FIT - then he did a PFR [petition for relief] and was denied today. is there anything else that we can do? i...
  10. concernedwife

    petition for relief - even worth the fight?

    the petition for relief. just curious if it's even worth going through with. my husband was told that because he was found FIT in the IPEB and FPEB, that he could do a PFR. but, even his PEBLO made us feel as though the PFR will not do anything, albeit us finding several falsified statements...
  11. concernedwife

    we got the call....

    kind of. husband got the call from the PEBLO's office saying they have his FPEB findings, and he needs to come in to get the findings - but they won't be able to see him and go through every thing with him until tomorrow at 10am. is this normal? we were under the impression that the lawyer...
  12. concernedwife

    formal board results questions.

    for those who do not know my husband's story - he was referred for the MEB and was found FIT. he contested this, due to wanting an UNFIT finding, and was granted a FPEB. FPEB was two weeks ago. still no word on results from FPEB. we were looking over paperwork that my husband signed, and it...
  13. concernedwife

    formal board tomorrow morning

    husband's FPEB is tomorrow - he was found FIT and contesting it, hoping for UNFIT. could use some prayers, good juju, whatever you have to offer. thank you, for those that have been following my posts here.
  14. concernedwife

    formal board on tuesday - no counsel until day before?

    quick back story/timeline: husband suffers from severe migraines alongside other things [other things are on VA list] neurologist refers him to MEB MEB finds him FIT 5 days after submitting all paperwork husband and everyone/doctors disagrees, we contested it husband was assigned to lawyer to...
  15. concernedwife

    what is the formal board like.....?

    for those that have been through a FPEB, what was it like? what can my husband expect? is it as nerve racking as he's making it in his head right now? do you get the finding of FIT/UNFIT right then and there?
  16. concernedwife

    formal board being scheduled

    husband's formal board is being scheduled, he gets the date tomorrow. he was found fit, contested, and now this. for those who have been found fit, then contested to be found unfit - is it frowned upon if you are unable to attend the FPEB in person? my husband's referring condition to the MEB...
  17. concernedwife

    approved for FPEB

    i was able to look on the boards here and find a number to the medboard office, so my husband called and found out he was approved - but it's in the process of being scheduled, and we should hear from the PEBLO sometime within the next couple of weeks they told us. today marks three weeks since...
  18. concernedwife

    question regarding FPEB

    we contested my husband's finding of fit about 17 days ago, and still no word [we hear this is normal] and we have requested a FPEB. if they "grant" a FPEB, is it always a board you must attend, or do they sometimes call and say they looked it over after you contested it, and now they said 20%...
  19. concernedwife

    DOD rating and severance pay?

    we were talking to someone and they mentioned that you can opt out of a higher rating to receive the severance pay through the DOD - is this even true? i am not saying this is what my husband wants, i am just trying to understand the process, as there are so many different answers to the same...
  20. concernedwife

    ebenfits question

    hello. husband was found FIT for duty and we are contesting it. is there a way to look up on ebenefits the status of this kind of thing? we were told it would be 2-4 weeks before he finds out whether he is approved for unfit and/or gets a formal board. if you made it this far in my post - is...
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