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    BipolarII

    For the past few years I have been seen for "general anxiety disorder." After having a mental breakdown I decided enough was enough and I finally took the time to write down everything that was going on and what my stresses were. I presented this paper to my therapist and was then correctly...
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    100% VA P&T with a MedBoard

    I'll preface this by saying I did 9 years 6 months Active Duty Air Force, and I'm in the Air National Guard now. Coming up on 13 total years of service in November. I was recently rated 100% P&T by the VA for things that I had while on duty (non-anxiety related) I'm being considered for a MEB...
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    Podcast started on key takeaways from Fit for duty - MEB - PEB - Medical Retirement - CRSC - SSDI - Diagnosis - Treatments - Resources

    Hello, I have just started a podcast going over some basics and key takeaways from my journey 2 years ago. It’s on Spotify now Warrior Research Society and I have posted documents on Patreon.com/warriorresearchsociety The Patreon stuff is all public so it is free to copy and paste or read...
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    Profile time requirement for MEB???

    I’ve had hip/back pain for the past 2 years and have gotten seen for it for almost a year now. They’ve diagnosed me with an inflamed SI Joint, bulging discs, and deteriorated nerves on my lower back. Today my doctor recommended the MEB but said because I wasn’t on profile it wouldn’t be started...
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    19 Year SM looking for advice.

    I have what seems to be a unique situation and I am unsure how to handle it. Any insight would be appreciated. I have a diagnosis for PTSD and TBI. I am also at 19 years and 1 month TIS. I underwent treatment for both that took nearly a year and eventually returned to duty this February...
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    MEB Need advice!

    Hi, I just recently completed the MEB phase of IDES and I have Ankylosing Spondylitis, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression all documented in my med records. My BN CDR who I see in passing maybe once each week, asked my immediate supervisor to fill in the CDR Eval form (because he admitted that he...
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    MEB doctor's shoulder assessment doesn't match up with VA C&P Exam. What can I expect for my DoD rating?

    Background: I had a shoulder injury while PT'ing at work in February 2019 that finally progressed to LIMDU on 30DEC19, surgery in July 2020, and Medboard referral in March 2021. I was already in the BDD program so I had my C&P exams a few weeks before I was referred to a Medboard. The results...
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    Limdu for 2 separate issues

    I am currently in the Marine Corps going on seven years. I was placed on limdu for thoracic outlet syndrome and an injury to my foot that requires surgery. I may go on limu for PTSD related to the accident and from a combat deployment. If I am referred to a MEB for any of the three issues will...
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    PTSD from Fast Roping Accident

    I was involved in a fast roping accident where I came very close to losing my life. I need surgery on my feet from the rope raping around my foot somehow and saving my life. I will never fly on a plane, helicopter, etc. Ever again. I am an infantryman, and that is my MOS. I told the therapist I...
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    AFPC Medical Clarification

    Hello, I signed my 618 on the 25th of June, and I got a call from my PEBLO on the 16th of July stating that AFPC sent one of my claims back to the VA for "clarification." QTC then sent me a letter stating that on the 30th of July, an independent medical panel will discuss my claim. Does anyone...
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    Navy ipeb findings

    I know there are some people regularly posting about waiting on their navy ipeb findings. Does anyone know any people who have received their results at their command or in the forum, and if so how long did it take them? I've heard it's taking some people 10-12 weeks, some 12-14 weeks, and...
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    Diagnosis of Chronic PTSD/Major Depression Disorder

    need help. So I am former 11B, now 79R (recruiting station commander). On Tricare prime remote. I have seen a civilian provider for a month now, had a command referred fit for duty evaluation today (that I had to go 7 hours away for) with the thoughts that her job was to review the diagnosis...
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    Dual Action Timeline

    Hi, dual action case here. My MEB was initiated 20 APR 2020 and my chapter was initiated in JUL 2020. My MEB was started for PTSD due to MST and my chapter was for use of illegal substances (yes i know i did bad things keep your lecture to yourself). I finished all my VA C&P appts in Sep 2020...
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    MEB at 18 years

    Just started MEB 4 days ago, VA is asking me to make my claims and to not leave anything off. I am at 18 years, not trying to get out, I want to retire at 20. PEBLO says I can medically retire early, but won’t get retirement pay I was shocked to be this close to 20. MEB from disc fusion and just...
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    Timeline Post

    ALCON, Thanks to everyone on this forum. I’d like to throw my hat in the ring, and post my timeline. Pre MEB/PEB: 9/2019- I checked myself into Balboa ER for a severe headache lasting 4 days and wasn’t getting better, even w/ otc meds. They ran a CT scan and found a tumor in my skull. Tumor...
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    Bipolar odds of being found unfit?

    Recently my psychiatrist has started the MEB process and I have no idea what to expect. My main question is, how often is bipolar 2 found unfit for duty?
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    My Air Force IDES Timeline...

    I just thought I'd post my timeline to give people an idea of the process. Of course, everyone will have a different timeline based on numerous factors. My Timeline (so far): 6 APR 2021: Notified by therapist that Code 37 turned on by AMRO. 7 APR 2021: Therapist started NARSUM. 13 APR 2021: AF...
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    In process MEB with PRB in process

    I'm trying to see what takes precedence. I was selected to promotion from CW2 to CW3 October 2020. At the same time I was notified my promotion would be withheld and Promotion Review Board would be initiated. I selected to appeal this process knowing that it would take 12-18 months to...
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    How do secondary conditions work during MEB?

    When claiming all VA conditions, how are claims secondary to your condition with no documentation of that hurting get evaluated? For example, you tear your right knee and right ankle have surgeries on both. You now have back issues and pain in your left knee that you believe your right knee...
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    Urgent - Misdiagnosis of PD vs PTSD/MDD

    Hello! I'm currently active duty 3 yrs SRA USAF. I've been to 6 inpatient hospitals 1 outpatient/ all diagnosed PTSD MDD / over 110 days in treatment On base provider has only diagnosed BPD recently changed to BPD and Anxiety unspecified. They've already pushed hard for an administrative...
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