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    I am lost in the sauce - Timeline? Help? Something... PEBLO...

    Hey y'all. I am a prior service guy (10THMTN 2012-2015) who came back to Active Duty in late 2019 which in hindsight was against my better judgement. During training this past summer in Hell Paso, I suffered a form of a heat stroke and was not MEDEVAC'd for 2+ hours, while seizing, vomiting...
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    Lessons Learned / Resources

    I wanted to provide some lessons learned and resources to those going through the IDES process to either make their transition a bit easier or facilitate resolutions to some common issues that arise during the process. 1) Career Readiness: If you don’t know what Operation Warfighter is, you...
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    NBSD IDES Navy Timeline

    I've posted a couple of times on the forum asking for help so I thought I would help out by posting a timeline. 31AUG20 Got call from MEBLO for initial signing of referred condition. 01SEP20 meeting with MEBLO, signed for "Military Treatment Facility Provider Referral. 02SEP20 received legal...
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    Navy IDES timeline

    Been in the navy for 4 years and have been going through a medboard for the past 5 months or so. I signed my NARSUM a month ago and it was received about 3 weeks ago. From everything I’ve been told, my odds of staying in are slim due to my diagnosis (bipolar II), the severity of my symptoms, my...
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    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)...
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    Looking for advice

    Funny, usually as a commander, others come to me for advice, but here we go. Dual Status Guard Technician with 28 years of military service (Army/Air), 16 years federal civilian service, 7 years TAFMS (4200-ish points) already rated at 100% VA total and permanent since 2015 with over 16...
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    IDES/VA Attorney options

    Hello PEB forum, I am new to the forum and would like to reach out for some help from the group. I am trying to find a IDES/VA attorney as I do not wish to use the counsel provided by the MED board office at the naval hospital for lack of confidence in the process and incentive for them. I...
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    My Commander is trying switch me to the LDES.

    USAF: The PEBLO called me yesterday and told me that my CC has requested I be switched to the LDES from IDES. I have two C&Ps left for the IDES - an optometrist and an appointment for a TBI and/or generalized seizure disorder evaluation. Can this switch actually happen without my consent? Is...
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    Article 92 during IDES need help

    Before I start I want to say that I have already talked to lawyers at the DSO and they have told me they are unsure about my case since it is unique. I started my medboard back in July just recently finished my c&p exams back in October. In early September I tested positive on urinalysis for thc...
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    Closed Claim Confusion

    Both the closed claim and the one that looks like it is still open we’re both submitted on the same date. I have only seen one of these claims dated for the 23rd of March until a few days ago. I am currently going through IDES and was curious if this is something others have seen, or did they...
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    MST, Unspecified Anxiety

    Hello all, I have just started the IDES process and am looking for some feedback on potential outcomes. I experienced a MST event early in my career. I’ve been seeing psychiatrists, psychologists, and have completed an intensive outpatient 2 week program. I am still able to perform my job on...
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    How are new EAS calculated by MMSR-4?

    I signed my IPEB findings April 2nd, 2020, have not received new EAS as of yet (April 29th). How will my new EAS be calculated by MMSR-4?
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    C&P exam procedures changed?

    Have a question for some of you folks on here that are past or rather recently completed the IDES C&P exams at the VA. Is there a new way of conducting ROM tests? My examiner did it “hands on” and via line of sight. Is this the norm for those of you that have gone through it recently? I was...
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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...
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    VA Rating Step is delayed by 62 Days already !!!! Need Advice Please...

    I was referred to MEB in Oct 2019. VA Claim was filled on the 07th of Oct 2019. I got my unfit memo dated 10th Dec 2019. As of today (25th Feb 2020), I literally have no clue what is holding my VA Ratings. I have not recieved my 199 yet obviously. Spoke to my PEBLO, he said, he has no clue whats...
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    IDES-Decision Letter Questions

    February 2019- Diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis March 2019- Permanent LIMDU with "no functional limitations" for non-deployment due to prescribed immunosuppressant Humira May 2019- Med Board initiated, inducted into IDES August 6, 2019- First round of C&P exams, VA Status: "Claim Received"...
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    Appeal process for rating

    Hello all. I have been going through the IDES process for about a year. I finally got my findings today. I got 20% DoD and 100% VA. however, I strongly disagree with my rating. My referred condition was lumbar spondylosis (forgive me if i spelled it wrong) with radiculopathy. My PEBLO I...
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    1/12/2020: Official IDES Notification yesterday: IDES or LDES?

    I’m a ARNG member and my unit officially received IDES notification yesterday. The injury (LOD) was from while on active duty and I have the completed DA2173 to prove it. “intervertebral disc degeneration, lumbosacral region; Patellofemoral disorder right knee, effusion right knee” I’ve been...
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    Choices available

    If the referring condition comes back at 30% or more and you are at 15 years of service; can you elect to deny the retirement and choose the severance? I understand all the benefits but looking at all options for my family right now.
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    NEW IDES Timeline 23 July 2019

    DTM pdf original IDES timeline pdf has key info highlighted for easier reading
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