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    Likely meb coming up, need advise

    I am likely to be facing another meb soon (rtd last time with c-2). Basic info: Upper respiratory issue, can't run, use inhalers. First meb, I was only rated on the condition that prevented me from running. Have been on walk profile since. In addition to the rated condition, the more serious...
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    COMMAND NMA and NARSUM VS. VA C&P

    Good evening everyone! My Narsum and NMA got sent up on August 12th. However, after further reviewing my C&P Exam for my unfitting condition “Other Spondylosis w/ Radiculopathy” and “Chronic Pain”.. the VA examiner did a poor job. Does the MEB/PEB look at those exam results at all? Or do they...
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    Will I be found fit

    Hey how’s it going everyone? So I’m currently going through the IDES process. I was recently placed on a Medboard and finished up my VA C&P exams not too long ago. My main question is, will I be found fit? Along with the Lumbar Spondylosis, I will be having a Mental Health addendum for...
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    Just found out about scoliosis? What now?

    I recently have found out that I have a 25 degree curve in my spine. About 2 months ago I tweaked my back to the point of not being able to walk for a short period of time. I went to the hospital and they referred me to physical therapy which only made my pain worse. I scheduled an appointment...
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    Chapter 5-17, reclass or MED Board?

    Hello Everyone, I am posting this for my wife. She is currently in AIT for 68W but has not started any of her 68W training because of an injury she sustained during basic training. She has been on profile for around 8 weeks now and goes to PT multiple times a week but is not showing any...
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    update MEB or ETS

    So, here is an update. A fast run down of what happened previously. Start complaining about back in 2015. Went on temporary profile in 2016 and had been on it til sept 2018. Had spinal fusion surgery may 24 2018. Sept 2018 temporary profile turned into a p2 profile but alot of the boxes that...
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    Found fit despite Injury HELP!!!

    So I’ve been on 2 LIMDU’s for degenerative disk, arthritis of the spine, narrowing of the spine and siatica nerve pain due to disk in lower spine. I’ve seen the pain clinic, Orthopedic and my PCM many times. The pain clinic said I was fit for duty despite not improving, Ortho was at first going...
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    (TEMDU) Overseas screening found me fit (but I’m not)

    I’ve been in the Navy for approximately a year and a half and was involved in a terrible car accident 4 months ago that Im still recovering from mentally and physically. Ive been on TEMDU for 4 months but was just now found “fit” by my doctors and am to report to an aircraft carrier next week...
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    Just the beginning

    Good Evening! I'm new to this group although I did follow the forum for a few weeks prior to actually making an account. My story is slightly unique and also on top of it, I'm not even sure what is happening. To give a relatively brief explanation of everything - I'm AD USAF, been in 9 years...
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    New and need some advice

    My name is Jordan Hall and I have been in the Marine Corps for 3 years and been on a MEB since April 2017 for scoliosis. On November 2014 I was doing a CFT and during the ammo can lifts my back just totally gave out on me and I could not move anymore. After that, my back has been in pain every...
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    Ft. Riley - IMR denied, MEB & PEB system down??

    To Whom it May Concern, I am currently E-5 active duty army and going through the MEB process at Ft. Riley. My packet has been submitted to the PEB and I am currently waiting on ratings (week 2) and being told that there is a new system in play, a back up and things on hold for up to 5 to 8...
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