medical retirement

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    MEB For Required Medications due to Cyclothymia

    So, I was diagnosed with cyclothymia (Bipolar Type 2’s little brother) and was put on Lamictal. The Psychiatrist who is a Major told me that I’d be put through a MEB because you cannot be on those meds and on Active Duty. She said I would get medical retirement because of that, did she mean...
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    Possible Error in Medical Retirement.

    Hi, everyone. I am new here, but I have a few questions regarding a situation. It is kind of complicated, so please bear with me on explaining a few of the details. I joined the Marine Corps in 2010 and in the winter of 2012, I became depressed due to work and relationship reasons (I found out...
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    Class Action Law Suit

    Is there anyone here that is willing to be included and help to start a Class Action Law Suit against the DOD, USAF, Army ext to include active duty and reserve component members that have been denied their legal rights under the corrupt medical board system. With the vast number of people on...
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    Can I get my Army Reserve Medical Retirement backdated to ETS for conditions from Active Duty

    I was recently awarded 80% DOD Permanent Medical Retirement on 23 Nov 2018 for Combat & MST related PTSD and neck issues in the Army Reserves, 70% for PTSD as a direct result of Armed Conflict and 20% for my neck. I also served 15 yrs Active Army from Jun 14th 1999 - June 18th 2014 and was...
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    Concern on whether I will receive medical retirement

    I have Chronic Bilateral Plantaar-fasccitus normally the condition isnt that bad i would say mine is in the top 10 percent of severity. I recently received my Narsum and it appears as though i will get ratings as followed(this is an estimation by my lawyer). 10% for my plantaar-fasciitus 30% for...
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    Retroactive Medical Retirement For Severe Crohn's Disease Diagnosis? Was Separated With 0% From Both DOD & VA.

    Was afraid to post my own situation since I have been pretty much dealing with it by myself for a few years now, but a DAV representative I've recently connected to suggested I should to get more help. Basically I was diagnosed with severe Crohn's Disease while active duty (Air Force) on July...
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    Miracles STILL exist! (Anecdote/Inquiry)

    Hello Comrades, Developed Type 1 Diabetes on Active Duty in in SEP 2002. I met an ANGEL online. I was told by an AMVETs rep when I discharged--after looking through all of my service records--I WOULD ONLY QUALIFY FOR 40%, that there were no more ratable conditions in my records. FFWD...
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    Will my PTSD count on the army side?

    BackRound info first. Was command referred to EBH after some shit went down on my second deployment in 2013. Saw EBH for 7 months until I PCS’d. Went 3 years without seeing them. Started going back in January of 2016 for PTSD related problems. I have been on a profile for over a year and been...
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    TDRL over 20 years and DIVORCE

    Hello all, sorry this is long! My husband was put on 40% DoD TDRL as an O4 (21 years 4 months of service) with all combat related injuries in 2016. His VA rating is 100% permanent and total. He currently receives CRDP for both his TDRL and VA pay. His base pay at retirement was $7526. He took...
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    USAR and medical retirement options

    I left the Active Army and went into the Army Reserve last fall and was just recently rated 100% disabled by the VA. I have a total of about 12 and a half years of active duty time (22 years total service - active and reserve combined) and it was suggested to me that I should have pursued...
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    Resubmit your MEB

    Evening everyone, Well just two weeks ago I was informed that my MEB packet was never processed, and due process was not done. I spoke with a gentleman from HRC stating that in DEC 2016 there was some communication about my status, and the HRC command had not received any of such orders saying...
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    Changing from Honorable to Medically Retired

    Good Evening, This may be the wrong forum, but I could not find one that really fit my question. I attempted to go through the MEB process in 2013 prior to separation from the Army in 2014. I was away from an Army base and seeing Air Force physicians. My PCM recommended me for the MEB, but I...
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    Long story... looking for some sort of instruction

    APR2015 - torn left ACL and had reconstruction done by civilian ortho clinic due to location (I'm assuming since I was just a yes man early in this process) fast forward 6 months to find out that I was never placed on LIMDU because of people not doing their job. Was finally placed on LIMDU...
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    Active injuries do not count in the line of duty for medical retirement

    I am a reservist who was on active duty for 8 years where I deveolped migraines and PTSD. VA rated me at 100%. After my active duty time I joined the Air Force reserves with no break in service. Recently the VA started sharing records with the AF reserve medical. When they saw my medical history...
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    Facing Medboard Soon! Any help or advice ?

    I am a SSG and have been in the Army for just over 10 years. I have been having chronic hand pain in both hands and some arm pain for almost two years now. I have had x-rays, MRI's, and recently a nerve study was conducted. I have not been able to receive a diagnosis as of yet. I have been on...
  16. Bartmarc73

    Active/Reserve medical retirement info

    I could use some help on this. I was active duty for 16 years, I did 3 tours, and I was honorably discharged. I am currently in the reserves. So I am going to say this WHOLE thing and I know a lot of you are going to be 'WTF?' I got a permanent profile in May 2015 (3 3's). I started talking...
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    Found Unfit Wondering If I can Receive Both VA & RETIREMENT

    I have been in this process for a while and I wanted to know if I was already 100% with the VA for my back then went through my med board and they gave me a 30% rating with them. What does this mean? Will I be able to get retirement pay and my pay from the VA?
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    National guard medical retirement pay form a combat related problem

    I am in the begging stages of going through the MEB process. As of now it looks like I will end up with a PTSD rating of at least 70% form the VA, which is the reason for the MEB. After all the other issues I have I will most likely be at 100% but at least 90% from the VA. Now, the question I...
  19. msHampton

    Unsure on next steps to take when unjustifiably denied an LOD

    I have been denied an LOD with the remarks of "Existed prior to Service - LOD N/A." However the DOD Instruction 1332.18 Prior service impairment covers this portion of my claim due to me being a prior service member. I have an extensive medical record during my active duty term where I...
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    Curious about retirement possibility with husband's condition

    Hi all, Sorry if this is not the right place for this. I'm new to the forum. My husband was diagnosed a year ago with Ulcerative Colitis. He was taken off his ship and placed on Limited Duty. He just finished his second round of LD and the doc wants to send his MED board to PEB. He is on a...
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