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    What happens if you get cancer diagnosis during MEB proccess?

    I just got my ratings today VA-80% AF-50%, I haven't signed for one yet. I also just got back from my PCM because ive been having really bad pain around my kidneys as well as some other symptoms. My ETS hasn't been established yet but timeline is next 8-10 weeks. My PCM got me a CT appointment...
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    Update: Med board went through, found unfit for duty. VA Rating 80% Air Force temporary retirement 50%
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    HELP! Thyroid cancer demotion

    Looking for help. My wife just received word she is getting demoted do to PT failures. Specifically AC measurement. Last July my wife had surgery to remove her thyroid after it was discovered she had a papillary carcinoma. After the surgery she gained weight aince they were trying to figure out...
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    Rating system

    I almost have 3 years in but I have been seeing mental health for almost 2 years. Im mostly just curious about the GI bill because Im not sure what il do if I don't get that....
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    Rating system

    I need help understanding how this works, for the VA in order to be medically retired you need 30%? What happens if you don't get 30%? Do I still get discharged? Do I still get my GI bill/ 9/11 bill? A little back story, I was diagnosed with Schizoaffective disorder-depression type. Any help...
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    PT Failure Thyroid cancer/ Possible Cushings disease

    My wife an E4 in the Air Force was diagnosed and treated for thyroid cancer which resulted with the removal of they her thyroid, she continued to gain weight. They tested for Cushings disease and we are still waiting for results but she had to take a PT test and failed the AC measurement. Now...
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    Packet was sent in today!
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    JBSA Lackland Timeline

    Im currently at JBSA Ft Sam Houston, are you guys saying its going to take 9 months for the process?
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    I am but my packet hasn't been put in yet, ive been trying to delay the process because I was told by docs that I have no chance of being retained so I wanted a few extra paychecks before they put it in.
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    Just got word I have mild sleep apnea and will be getting a CPAP
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    Thyroid Cancer

    Thank you! We haven't heard anything so far but shes having hypothyroid like conditions. Shes still gaining weight and cant pass tapes. Since she cant pass tapes she cant go to school or promote. They wont let her have lipo or put her on a higher dose to help her lose the weight so basically the...
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    Thyroid Cancer

    I thought as much, someone told her cancer means 80 percent automatically but I haven't seen anything saying anything close to that
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    Thyroid Cancer

    She has 3 years in.
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    Thyroid Cancer

    My wife was diagnosed with a papillary carcinoma of the thyroid late febuary, no family history. In july she had a total thyroidectomy to be rid of the cancer and has since recovered but for the rest of her life she will be dependant on a synthetic thryoid medication. She just started the med...
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    Update: Today I was told by the Lead Psychologist he doesn't think I have schizoaffective disorder because I don't present as someone with said symptoms but that its a sleep/ anxiety issue causing the voice. Regardless they started an anti-psychotic meaning they will have to start the med board...
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    The team of doctors I keep seeing
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    I appreciate the help, I just feel like my entire career ive always heard of the military screwing people over and I don't want to be another story...
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    PTSD before the service

    Before I joined I was a firefighter and EMT, naturally I saw some shit that still haunts me. I work in the Operating room and a daily occurrence is using electo cautery to burn vessels to control bleeding. The smell always reminds me of my past and causes me to delay in work. Im currently...
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    So depending on how they write the NARSUM, things could go well or I could just be released with no benefits.....
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    schizoaffective disorder in E3.

    Im just worried because they keep saying that its a genetic disorder that they will try and say that because its a genetic disorder it was preexisting. My question is how do you prove that it was aggravated due to service? Im literally lost in what to do. They keep telling me I am going to get...
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