1. JimmyGBuckets21

    PEB Timeline Okinawa

    Good Afternoon All, It seems there's a lot of good information regarding stateside timelines, but wanted to see if there's anyone out there who's recently experienced the timelines out in Okinawa. I had my left knee operated on twice prior to the Marine Corps and was cleared to join and...
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    PLD to EAOS?

    Hello everyone. I am undergoing an IDES Med Board process now. I have done all of my VA appointments and I have an appointment with an attorney today to go over all of my paperwork. The one thing I am concerned about is that in my NMA, my command checked the box recommending Permanent Limdu...
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    Need Much Help for MEB/PEB in NG

    I am new to the forum. Sorry if my post goes back and fourth between topics. There seems to be a lot of knowledge here and I hope I can get some direction/answers. Thanks to all of you who read and advise me. I am currently a member of the NG (17 Years) and have been referred to the MEB. I...
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    Guidance on MEB (IDES) Process [USAF]

    Hello, I got diagnosed with narcolepsy with Cataplaxey in early 2016 and I just started my MEB process in APR of this year. Initially I wanted to stay in the service but after looking at VSRD classifications and history of VA appeals - I see that it's not likely (looking at the VSRD criteria I...
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    Ft. Riley MEB / PEB Timeline - IG Complaint??

    Hello everyone, I am currently going through the MEB / PEB process. I am looking for answers, and reading many of the posts and threads it seems many of us are running into big delays with the "system migration", "system down" "no updates" and pushing everything far to the right. As it is...
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    Help with IDES and ADSEP USN

    I am currently going through the IDES process for post laminectomy syndrome and low back pain. I had left lumbar 3-4,4-5,5-Sacral 1 Discectomy on 9/19/16. I also have left leg numbness before and after sugary now due to scare tissue formed around the L1 Nerve. I have tried everything that they...
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    IDES or LDES?

    Hey Team, I'm wondering if anyone can give counsel on selecting IDES or LDES given my circumstances. I'm stationed overseas and am being referred to an MEB/PEB for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and am being treated with Humira and Methotrexate. Based on research, I'm expecting I'll be...
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    Two Bum Ankles and Messed Up C&P Exams!

    Hey guys, Just wanted to get on here and share my story so that others may prevent themselves from entering the same situation. Back in March of 2013 I injured myself PTing on base (Severe high ankle sprain). I reported the the Naval hospital where they gave me an injection of ibuprofen and...
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    Accepted PEB findings also getting adseped

    in October I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I also was diagnosed with depression. MEB, PEB, all that jazz In March I was informed I was going to be ADSEPED for misconduct (serious offense) basically just disrespect and disobeying. My neurologist spoke to the CO and informed her my actions were...
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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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    Type 1 Diabetic Timeline

    Early October 2016 I was diagnosed with diabetes at a physical for Ranger School. Two weeks later my doctor ran more labs and told me that I had Type 1 diabetes. Overall the process is slow, but it is fair. A word of advice to any diabetics is that your doctors comments are pivotal in the way...
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    VA ratings says complete on IDES dashboard?

    I have seen and heard that you can contact the VA and see what ratings you got? My Peblo keeps telling me there is no update "for the last 2 months" but it says the VA ratings was complete 7 days ago. Can I see what ratings I got?
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    How to ask for higher ratings from VA (for non referred conditions)

    I was wondering what is the proper procedure for requesting a higher rating from the VA for a condition that was NOT a referred condition (So not a VARR for referred condition). I'm at the end of IDES, with a separation date coming up. When I got my VA letter it spoke about how the next higher...
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    Depressive Disorder due to medical condition(Chronic Pain) 10% or 30%???

    In my Exam notes it has an X on: Occupational and social impairment due to mild or transient symptoms which decrease work efficiency and ability to perform occupational tasks only during periods of significant stress, or; symptoms controlled by continuous medication.... Which I understand to...
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    Got Cancer, getting booted

    Hello, thanks for accepting my request to join. If anyone has suggestions, resources or advice I'd love to hear about it. I'm 37, married, father of two beautiful girls under the age of 5, twice deployed (once to Balad & its burn pit for 12 months), have 19+ years of total service & 13 of...
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    My Experience in Fort Hood

    From Fort Hood: Don’t fret about the timeline, I was in your position, I looked at the ebenefits page at least 10 or more times a day. It seemed to change but not in my favor. Look under work in progress and historical claims, if something appears in historical then your ratings are a few days...
  17. Sheldontl

    Just got Removed from TDRL and w/ Separated Severance Help!!!

    Good Morning, This all began while I was going through infertility treatment when the Navy doctors noticed that I had an anomaly in one of the blood test results. This was further tested and determined that I had an extremely rare bleeding disorder (Factor VII deficiency). This disorder...
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    USAFR MEB w/100% T&P Question

    I've read through the tremendous amount of invaluable information on this site, however, there's one thing I cannot glean from my searches--any insights would be greatly appreciated. I've been injected into the MEB process due to the following potentially unfitting condition: cervical spinal...
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    EBenefits changed from pending decision approval to gathering evidence

    Could this change be nothing? I was reading a post on a forum from 2013 where someone mentioned that the change could mean that their ratings were complete. Any experiences with this happening during the IDES process? Thanks!
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    Continue with care after found unfit?

    Forgive me if this has already been asked. I am waiting for my disability ratings, I was found unfit for my referred condition. In the mean time, I have various other injuries that I claimed. My question is while I'm waiting for the MEB process to finish up (which will probably still be a few...
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