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    IRILO Question

    Hello everyone. I have a question regarding an IRILO. To start I had a spinal fusion L4-L5 back in the 2015 time frame. I was seeing physical therapy after and all was good except for some pain that was easily manageable with streaching and PT profiles for no running..all other components I...
  2. J

    AFRC Active Duty/AGR IDES Timeline

    I was finally able to piece this together, so here is my timeline for my case: I am an AFRC AGR on title 10 orders with 8 years AD time, so my case has been handled by the nearest AD medical facility, Robins AFB, GA. 05 Feb 20 – Referred to DAWG by PCM 15 Jun 20 – IRILO Package (NARSUM & CIS)...
  3. W

    20yr regular AD retirement vs. Med retirement

    I’ve been following a lot of post where mbrs are assisted with CRSC/CRDP. I’m having a hard time understanding the benefits of medical retirement at 20yrs if you qualify for either CRSC/CRDP. It’s not like one will receive the max multiplier of 75%. So if I have the option of regular retirement...
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    ADSC retirement waiver verse MEB

    Happy New Year everyone! I’m Active Duty AF and can hardly function on most days. It’s getting more difficult to do my job/take care of my household. I hit 20 yrs Jan 2021 but have an Active Duty Service Commitment (ADSC) for PCS’n due to my husband getting orders. I found out that I can...
  5. AMNchazMEB.2020

    VA Ratings After C&P Exams Timeline?

    Hello PEB fam, Has anyone within recent months completed their VA C&P exams, and also received ratings? What was your timeline/wait time for ratings. I am curious to know what to potentially expect in terms of waiting times. If you would like to reply with your entire...
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    MEB starting

    Hello, I just received word today about my MEB starting. I was disqualified for continued military service during the IRILO stage. I was given an LOD for my Ulcerative Colitis and Major Depressive Disorder while on active duty orders (I'm a Reservist). I am currently taking Remicade (for my...
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    Fibromyalgia AF Timeline

    I am an AD AF individual with a little over 3 years service. Long backstory to all of medical information, but I was on a profile for over 2 years due to an injury that happened on duty. Originally, I was being MEB'd for this by the DAWG, but they changed my MEB to be for my diagnosis of...
  8. U

    Ulcerative Colitis, C Code? MEB

    Hey I’ve been in the AF Reserve for nearly two years. My first year and a half was spent on active orders. During this I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, symptoms started several months after being in. I am now on Remicade and have a LOD for my UC (and my depression caused by it). My...
  9. R


    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy and will likely have an MEB. I can still perform my duties as assigned and PT tests, etc. I am a bit over 19 years. Is it best that I apply for retirement before everything becomes official or wait and see how this plays out? Thanks.
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    Migraine and Cervical Radiculopathy Timeline AF

    1 July 2019- Code 31 notification. 13 Aug 19- Commander recommended Do not retain. 19 Aug 19- Signed IDES paperwork w/PEBLO 22 Aug 19- Appt with VA MSC 11-13 Sept 19 – VA C&P exams completed. 19 Sept 19- Local MEB board determines UNFIT. 25 Sept 19 - Signed Paperwork, package sent to AFPC 26...
  11. Hawaii5-0

    NEW AF guidance-Med Standards Directory Sep 19

    Here is the New MSD (SEP 19) as well as 36-3212 & 41-210. I'm including the PEBLO/IRILO/MED hold forms just for your awareness.
  12. jeremymays92

    TDRL Appointment - Do I need to request my VA records?

    I am scheduled for a TDRL re-evaluation for the Air Force coming up at Scott Air Force Base. When they ask for you to provide records, the VA tells me my file is too big to release to me which is strange given it is for an evaluation. I was told again the same thing for a Social Security...
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    MEB intiated for Ulcerative Colitis, What are my chances of staying in?

    I've been in the Air Force for almost 6 years. I've had the UC for 4 years but I have never had a MEB until now. My doctor says there's a very low chance I'll get the boot since my UC is really mild and I don't have to take strong meds. However, I really want to hear from people who have...
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    MEB just initiated. What now?

    Hello, My PCM called 2 days ago and said that he would be initiating an MEB for me. So I'm curious, what's next? Background: I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in Oct of 2017 and have been on and off (most on) pt and mobility profiles since then. I've had 2 full workups with rheumatology, 2 full...
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    Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    Hello all, I’m new here and this will be my first post. To recap on what I got going on I’m active duty in the Air Force and last October I was diagnosed with CML. I was due to PCS to Andrews AFB in the month of my diagnosis and obviously those orders got cancelled. Now I’m doing well and the...
  16. jeremymays92

    When are you notified of removal from TDRL?

    I was placed on TDRL on March 10, 2015 and my upcoming 5 year expiration mark is coming up next year March 2020, about 8-9 months left. The Air Force has only scheduled me for one TDRL Exam which I made sure to attend and it took place on January 2018. A month later, I received the letter of...
  17. J

    Fibromyalgia Diag. from Rheumatologist, new PCM & DAWG lead refuse to take any action

    Sorry this is a bit long, but I really need some input here. 11 year enlisted AD AF. 6 years after a deployment, increasing joint, shoulder, leg and ankle pain lead to 3 years of only PT testing on pushups/situps/waist. Constant pain, shoulder muscle spasms, hand tremors/shakes, headaches, bad...
  18. jquinn

    MEB/NARSUM Questions

    Hi! New to the forum and seeking some information and guidance. I'm AD Air Force and have just had my MEB process started for a medical situation that happened to me in 2018! Some background info: -Seizure episode x2 with in patient hospital stay now being managed with medication and followed...
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    Overseas MEB? Help please

    I am stationed in Japan but in California for mental health treatment but my question is if I go back to Japan once "stabilized" can I continue my MEB there? I've been told yes and no im very confused. Thank you to anyone!
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Hi All, I was found unfit (didn't fight the IRILO and chose IDES) and my VA claim was filed on 15 JAN 19. My PEBLO estimated I would be out by end of April but there's no way that's going to happen at this point and I have a job in Dallas with a 1 JUN start date. I've been pretty patience up...