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    Decision ready claim

    I'm looking forward to be discharged from army with honarable discharge. Since i will get chaptered, I won't have choice to claim my VA through BDD. I have choice of Decision ready claim and Fully developed claim but seems decision ready claim is the most recent one and have fastest...
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    The VA disability claim options

    I'm about to get discharged from the Army, almost completing 3 yrs of my service. i've been looking into 2 different types of VA disability claims, and not quite sure which one would be better choice. Since i'm getting chaptered through 5-17(adjustment disorder with depression mood) once i get...
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    Fully developed claim VS Decision ready claim for chapter 5-17

    I've been fighting for my MEB process for almost half year, and i just gave up on them. I lost hope on army. I have two off post specialty doctors (pain management who was former brigade flight sergeon, and neuro seurgery doctor) who have told me that i have legit problem on my back that i need...
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    Will record of PCM affect my VA disability rate?

    Chapter 5-17 is being pushed for me, most likely honorable, but I'm getting confused. I'm still fighting for MEB, but isn't going much well. but the issue is, PCM noted that i'm experiencing psychological pain for my lower back even MRI says my disc is torn and bulging, when pain management...
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    fighting and hiring attorney to get MEB instead of chapter 517 worth?

    so complicated situation, I'm going through chapter 5-17 for adjustment disorder and depression mood. had one suicidal thought and that's it, I'm getting better. I initially agreed to be chapter on Feb 2018. but there is medical condition that I'm going through as well. (injured on aug 2017)my...
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    still fighting for MEB, but i wanna prepare for the worst

    I'm currently going through 5-17, due to adjustment disorder, and had one time sucide thought. I initially agreed for chapter, initially didn't choose to take med, but I am taking antidepressant, went to intensive outpatient program, and saw BH regularly to get better. appealed that I getting...
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    pa put normal on spine on phase2 but i got osteoarthritis

    just quick question about phase 2 physical. I'm going through 5 17 chapter, and trying to get MEB. commander is pushing chapter, and pa says this and that but in the end, commander is his boss and stuff. the problem was, my p.a. completed phase2 physical without seeing me. I checked my copy of...
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    isnt DJD or osteoarthritis not a medical condition?

    just quick question about phase 2 physical. I'm going through 5 17 chapter, and trying to get MEB. commander is pushing chapter, and pa says this and that but in the end, commander is his boss and stuff. the problem was, my p.a. completed phase2 physical without seeing me. I checked my copy of...
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    questioning about chapter being switched to MEB

    good morning. just wanted to know since pretty much no one in my unit knows about this. I was diagnosed with adjustment disorder, and chapter 5-17 is in process with my initial agreement. I haven't signed anything yet for my chapter. I've been having my leg and back problem for more than 6...
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    MEB vs chpater 5-17

    How's it going guys. I'm a soldier who's been in for almost 3 yrs. I'm in a situation where i got injured while i moved to line company, I had to run 6miles in 7mins pace when i run 16mins 2miles, ruck run every friday(had couple heat casualties everytime), and had leg joint pain started from...
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    Complicated chapter situation

    Hi. I'm a soldier who is planning to be out of army soon before i finish my contract. Initially, I'm processing 5-17 chapter due to depression after getting injury on my left leg. BH diagonsed me with adjustment disorder and that leaded to chapter. However, I felt like i'm being thrown in the...
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    Army is trying to chapter me out instead of MEB

    I was diagonsed with great depression and they are trying to kick me out of army with 5-17. I also have left leg problem, been on profile for 4 months, getting physical therapy done, but it isn't getting better at all. How different is it from getting MEB and chapter? Is it even possible to...
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    BH recommended me for Chapter 5-17 for depression.

    I was searching around the internet to collect some ideas and information regarding chapter 5-17 for depression. I was taking Accutane, and having some hard time with line company as a medic, I started feeling depresssed for 3-4months. Had conversation with my senior medic over time, but there...
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