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    gsfowler replied to the thread Humira MED board Retirement ???.
    I'll address the rumor part first. It is incorrect that anyone over 18 years is "safe". A MEB can cut a career short even after 19...
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    You just wrote an absolute... There are no absolutes when it comes to the MEB. There are many circumstances in which TBI and PTSD...
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    gsfowler replied to the thread IU/TDIU Help.
    That rating that has been shared with you during the IDES process is your "proposed rating". The VA will finalize the rating once you...
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    What you have been told is correct. For all NG/Reservist soldiers, you must have a LOD for a condition to be submitted to the MEB. It...
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    gsfowler replied to the thread IU/TDIU Help.
    Correct. You cannot apply for TDIU until you have a VA rating. You will not get a until VA rating until you are off of active duty...
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    The MEB should consider all conditions in relation to fitness.
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    gsfowler replied to the thread IU/TDIU Help.
    Since you are in the IDES process, BDD is not the correct course of action. In your situation you should apply for TDIU immediately...
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    gsfowler replied to the thread Can only take 59 days of leave?.
    Not likely you would even have been able to use more than 59 days to be honest. Once you accept your findings, you are placed on the...
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    If you contract for the position state that you must be in dual status, then your contract will not be renewed if you are discharged...
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    gsfowler replied to the thread Help needed! Am I confused?.
    How had this condition prevented you from performing your duties? Have you been on a physical profile 3 for it greater than one year...
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    That is completely normal. The first claim is you "proposed ratings" which you have received. The new claim is for the final ratings...
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    Typically surgery takes place to improve a condition. Since there is a potential improvement, it is likely that the rating in itself...
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    gsfowler replied to the thread CRSC for drone operators???.
    DoD is only going to rate you on the "referred" or also known as "unfitting" conditions. You can be rated 100% disabled by the DoD...
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    Do you have a surgery date scheduled? If you have signed your 199, you should be on TRANSPROC and orders will be coming soon.
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    gsfowler replied to the thread TRICARE eligibility.
    The date that you are Part B eligible, Tricare will drop you from Tricare for Retirees and you will be responsible for any bills once...