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    Meb for one condition however multiple other serious conditions

    What determines fit or unfit for duty? I have been referred a meb for back pain. However I have other serious psychological issues and other problems. I have included everything in va claim, wondering if peb looks only for boarded condition or every thing included in the claims? thank you
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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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    What are the possibilities of being found FIT for duty

    There is mild decrease in the L5-S1 disc space, which may be congenital or indicative of mild degenerative intervertebral disc disease, otherwise, normal spine. ************************************************************************************** MRI L-Spine Without Contrast Report on 07 Nov...
  4. Sethmeisterrr

    UNFIT MEMO (if youre waiting on your unfit memo you will want to read this)

    So... it actually upset me to get this news. Its been about two weeks since I signed my NARSUM so this morning sep 14th 2020 I emailed my peblo asking for an update on my Fit/UNfit memo. She replied with "Good Morning, As of Friday, September 14, 2020 the PEB will no longer be sending...
  5. Sethmeisterrr

    Fort Sill Timeline COVID (mine but also looking for others timelines as well)

    16MAY- perm profile 02JUN- PEBLO assigned 05JUN- PEBLO made contact requested forms to initiate MEB 13JUL- (was gone for some time for personal reason) Scheduled my QTC appointments 11AUG- Finished my Final QTC appointment just waiting on my NARSUM 02SEP- Got NARSUM back only thing I had issues...
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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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    Navy Guy In LDES

    Navy corpsman here My current timeline is as follows for lumbar spondylosis with Radiculopathy with a NMA that clearly states the CO doesn’t want to retain me. Which I wanted for an UNFIT finding. PEB Accepts case: 05OCT2019 since all I need is a fit or unfit, how long has it been taking navy...
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    How do additional disabilities get added to PEB

    So I am more than likely going to be referred to a PEB here soon for chronic migraines. With that said, it looks like if my case gets sent to a PEB they will evaluate more than just what I’m being boarded for. Is this correct? I also have sleep apnea (with CPAP), depression, and anxiety. What is...
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    Unofficial Findings??

    I was found unfit on March 23rd 2019, Does anyone know anything about PEBLOs being able to view unofficial findings? Someone in my division told me their PEBLO or IDES attorney could look at their unofficial findings after they were found unfit. Any light shed on this is greatly appreciated...
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    IPEB Unfit. 14.5yrs USAFR fighting to stay in. What gives?

    Long story short: Was in Army National Guard, head injury in Iraq, Join Air Force Reserve, VA 70% awarded, WPAFB eval, unfit - no Pay no points, ARFC- unfit, IPEB- unfit. I want to stay in. I was an Army NG Infantryman from Sep 2004-Sep 2010. MOB'd to Iraq 2008-2009, exposed to concussive blast...
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    Army Reserve Medical Board, unfit for duty process, DA 7574-1 usefulness, requesting assistance in understanding options

    First, please advise if there is a better forum to post this in, I know there are a ton of different ones here. I am 30% for PTSD, although that is currently being reevaluated for an increase and I expect to be 50%, or 70%. My symptoms include suicidal ideation (active, and passive) and daily...
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    UPDATE: Received findings back on Monday

    This is an update to my previous post found here. TL;DR: I was put on a MEDBOARD by my orthopedic surgeon on 11 July, 2018 after a failed labral repair surgery of my right hip. I received my finding back from the VA and PEB on Monday 28 January. I was found unfit for duty. The DoD is...
  13. Jason Perry

    DOD Retention Policy for Non-Deployable Service Members 2018-02-21

    This is the guidance from the DoD on Retainability of Non-Deployable Service Members. While this is interim guidance, it potentially impacts all members with disabilities that prevent deployment. (Note that many profiles or referral to the IDES/PEB include a limitation on deployment). This...
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    National Guard Federal Technician

    I am member of the NG (17 years) and a FedTech. I am also 100% SC P&T by the VA. I was found unfit by the Army with an LOD and have to make a choice on how to proceed, either MEB or Retired Reserves. I do not want to go through the VA ratings again so I am thinking about choosing Retired...
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    Duty restrictions while undergoing MEB?

    Hopefully this is the right location for this question. Recently was referred into IDES and began my MEB 29 June for SI issues, three herniated/degenerating discs (DDD) and fairly severe GAD. At this point, I am sick of sucking it up and working through my pain and intend to push for an unfit...
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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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    IPEB timeline for fit/unfit finding

    My packet was sent to the IPEB on 27JAN and still no answer on fit/unfit determination. How long has it been taking others out there to get their notification? Thanks.
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    IDES dashboard status

    My expected step just moved to VA ratings step. Doe this mean I was found unfit? No data under IPEB step.
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    IPEB questions?

    So my case was submitted to IPEB on 28SEP2016 and I finally just called the VA and they said my case was recieved 08NOV2016 and I called again today and they have my proposed ratings that were completed 17NOV2016. They wouldn't tell me what my ratings are. From what I read if you make it to the...
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    Best Guess on outcome?

    First off, I want to thank everyone here I have been going through the post and trying to get a handle on this whole thing and you guys are amazing with the information that you provide. Background Info: SSgt USMC 12.5 years Active Duty Cyber Networking Chief Injured shoulder on my dominate...