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    Bipolar MEB in Germany

    Hello all, I am a long time lurker but this is my first post. For a little background: Been active duty Air Force for 7 years. Recently diagnosed with Bipolar II after a long run of failed medications. I have also had suicidal ideation and it has been terribly difficult for me to do my job...
  2. B

    Bipolar Diagnosis Rating

    I have been diagnosed with Anxiety, OCD, and BP II. I just did my NARSUM two weeks ago and Mental Health submitted everything last Thursday. Anyone go through something similar? If so, could you share timeline/ratings you were given? Thanks in advance.
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    Recent BP2 Diagnosis

    I was diagnosed earlier this year with MDD. After being hospitalized and inpatient for almost a week, I was placed on a LIMDU status. However, recently my civilian psychiatrist diagnosed me with Bipolar 2 and my therapist has also concurred with the diagnosis. Pdoc put me on Lamictal and kept...
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    Bipolar II in the National Guard

    I have had depression and ADHD symptoms for at least 6 years. Only recently was I able to recognize the symptoms of Bipolar disorder in myself with the help of people close to me. I should have known considering my family history (my dad's entire side of the family is medicated for Bipolar, as...
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    Bipolar II and Generalized Anxiety Disorders

    Good morning all, I submitted another question in another forum that I'll probably slip into this one as well, but my question for this board is, who all has experience with these two diagnosis and a med board for them? How are they typically rated? Are they usually fit or unfit for duty? Also...
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    Fort Benning WTB

    Hey Everyone, If anyone is headed to the WTB there, here is my current timeline. YMMV.
  7. marioa

    Separations Pay Help

    Hi All! I received my notice that I would be separated for PTSD and Bipolar Disrder Type II (releated Category 2 diagnosis) at 10%. *Additional findings* the disability was incurred while entitled to receive basic pay the disability did not occur during a period of unauthorized absence the...
  8. WC6Q

    Just sent my packet off... now I wait.

    Just wanted to say hello to everyone. I spent 10 year in the Navy. I was diagnosed with Bipolar towards the end and pushed out the door. I just sent my packet off and am anticipating my 2+ year wait. I gave access to my VA records, but I also gave them my civilian record for the past 11 years...
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    Received PBDR via certified mail from DOD

    Hi all. I Served in the USCG from 2001 to 2004. In 2003, was feeling like I needed someone to talk to and engaged the EAP program to see if I could shake the blues. One thing led to another and before I knew it, I was before a CG Captain who was a psychiatrist and he diagnosed me with BiPolar...
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    Bipolar 2 MEB

    Good afternoon, I've been creeping on this forum for the past few weeks but I haven't been able to find much information on whether or not Bipolar 2 is actually disqualifying for continued service. A little about me: I've been in the AF for just under 10 years; I was recently diagnosed with...
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    Burning seamen syn., PTSD, Bipolar 2, bur Sleep Apnea

    Hello all, Hope you're all having a wonderfully crappy day. I am currently enjoying all my time working with the VA and DoD, as one would expect of course. Just wanted to give a quick thanks to all of those who have fought for us to have these luxuries, no matter how good or bad they may seem...
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    Could someone answer my questions and recommend my best coars of action? Situation: Marine Rating just downgraded: Prior to the board: TDRL 70%//VA 70% BIPOLAR DISORDER MIXED MODERATE TO SEVERE After 18 months I was told that there was no need for a physical evaluation because "they found a...
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    new MEB, could use some help/tips

    All my major problems started about 9 months ago. After some hospitalizations and a lot of paperwork, I arrive at a WTU 3 months ago from Germany. I just received a P3 profile for newly diagnosed ulcerative colitis. I am have been seeing BH and my therapist(clinical social worker) diagnosed me...
  14. AWS2Navy

    Bipolar II / GAD diagnosis on Aircrew orders *Help*

    Hello everyone, I have searched this forum in for answers however I have came up empty handed so I decided to make an account in hopes there is someone out there who may be able to help me. I am currently enlisted as an AWS (H-60) on DIFCREW orders and have been in for eight years. With that...
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