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    IDES TIMELINE

    Hello All! I was wondering if anyone can give any insight as to where I would be in my process I started everything in October and finished and got my PEB submitted in December. I have done all C&P Exams and reviewed my notes and the last time I talked to my VA rep she said that It has...
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    MEB process started for asthma

    I just had an MEB initiated for asthma. I am at over 15 years and feel like I am about to be completely railroaded as I think they will only bring me back at 10%, screwing me out of retirement and leaving me jobless at the upper end of my thirties. Some background - My PCM thought I may have...
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    Medboard

    I served 5 years active duty at ft hood and did two tours to Afghanistan. I have been blown up and have a blown disc (been issued a back brace and medication) have very bad PTSD and have panic attack multiple times a week.been diagnosed with a serious depression and anxiety. I switch to the...
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    Info for those with TMJD or TMD (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction)

    Hi to everyone! I apologize if I'm posting in the wrong forum. I decided to do this thread due to not finding anyone or at least me not finding anything for TMJ cases for MEB/PEB around the site. I know how it feels to stress and rev up the anxiety in doing the whole process and the long...
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    USMC Med Board Process 2018

    Med Board Process: -07/31/18 Dr put in for med board -08/01/18 Met with peblo -08/02/18 Met with Med Board attorney -10/09/18 Final VA appointment -10/10/18 Turned in NMA, Signed all addendums, C&P exams, and submitted package to PEB -10/19/18 Mol notified me that my medical board case...
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    Navy Timeline | Spinal Fusion + PTSD

    I hope this information is helpful to some of you going through the process. I have been plodding through the process, but it seems to be moving along relatively quickly. I was initially referred to MEB/PEB for my spinal fusion and the PTSD was added during the MEB before my package was sent...
  7. Jason Perry

    Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM)-18-004 – “Revised Timeliness Goals for the IDES" 2018-09-13

    This DOD Directive Type Memo (DTM) updates the guidelines for time processing of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System. (The DTM is stated as "DTM 18-004;" This seems like a new naming convention for DTM issuances. I have to think this is based on "18" being the year and, perhaps, "004"...
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    What is going on with my VA ratings/Should I be worried?

    So as the title reads I am worried lol, I have been waiting for about 70 days for the VA to cut some ratings. I have been in "preparation for decision step" on Ebenefits for almost a month now. My PEBLO is never around to answer any questions but I have been told the VA is still working on my...
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    Need help/info separation under AR 635-200 CH.13 while in PEB stage of medboard

    As the title reads, its a long story but my commander decided to try and chapter me. The medboard and the chapter paperwork started at the exact same time. My question is due to the way the regulation reads should the chapter should fall off? It says unless going through chapter 7, 10, or 14...
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    Narcolepsy Timeline

    Referral: 01/04/2018 VA Claims: 01/10/2018 Medical Exam: 01/23/2018 Medical Evaluation Board:_____ I signed and had my packet sent to San Antonio on 13 Feb 2018. I spoke to my PEBLO on 20 Feb 2018 on the status of my packet because all of a sudden my IDES Dashboard now doesn't show my timeline...
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    Severance not being recouped?

    Good evening everyone, I just had a quick question and was hoping someone could give me some insight. I was separated at the end of Nov 2017 from the Marines with 10% DOD/80% VA. I received severance pay mid-December time. Jan 11 I received my first VA check for the month of December and just...
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    19 YEARS 11 MONTHS 25 DAYS

    So...... I've signed my 199 and found out my reserve unit has not been cutting orders for my medical appointments, training or therapy appointments like they said they were doing for the past three years. I'm 100% P&T VA. I was told they were only cutting orders for points since the VA takes the...
  13. Jax8025

    VA RATING RECONSIDERATION

    Hi everyone, I am currently on the stage of the IDES process and waiting on my DA-199. I talked with the MEB Attorney the Army let’s you see. He reassured me that I will be getting 100% VA and medically retire from Army. He didn’t give me a % but he said it will be over 30%. I had 1 SC...
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    Non duty evaluation system

    Hello everyone I am seeking advice. I am currently in the CAANG, 6 yrs active, 10 yrs guard and facing a medical separation for PTSD 70 % Va rated and Schizophrenic disorder. The Va states the disability is service connected and began while I was in the active duty AF. When I recieved my...
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    PDA question

    Hello! I signed my 199 on 10/24 for 30%DOD/80%VA. I recently shot my PEBLO an email regarding that status to whether my packet was at PDA yet because the AKO tracker showed everything as unknown or N/A. It did show everything complete down to PEB counsel. My PEBLO replied I was not at PDA...
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    24 years, IDES vs LDES???

    Help! I was primed and ready to retire. Now, I'm suddenly stuck meeting an MEB instead! Does taking the LDES option have any downside in my circumstances? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Here are the details. I'm an Air Force officer in Okinawa with 24+ years on active duty. I was...
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    DoD Unfit Ratings

    I have been referred to a MEDBOARD for a bilateral Shoulder Injury, and just had my general medical exam yesterday. I keep getting varied information on what the DoD will take into account when deeming the long list of conditions I am claiming as a disqualifying or unfit condition. Some have...
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    Coming up on original EAS?

    I am about 80 days until my original EAS date from the Marine Corps, and currently going through the IDES. My package just recently was closed out from the VA and have not heard back from Washington. I know I still have some time left in the process, and know I will eventually get auto extended...
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    How does DoD and VA pay work?

    I'm a current Guardsman prior active duty Soldier. I have 5 years in both with 2 deployments. The Guard started the IDES process on me back in February of this year once my LODs were approved. A week ago my PEBLO informed me my paperwork came back as 50% DoD rating, recommended PDRL due to...
  20. djkarmoso

    TDRL IS NOW 3 YEARS

    Just to inform all folks out there! If you were placed on the TDRL prior to January 1, 2017 may remain on the TDRL for up to five years, providing your condition does not change during that time. If you were placed on the TDRL on or after January 1, 2017, you will remain on that list for up to...
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