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    HELP!! ETS or fight for MEB

    Current issues: Lower back pain, mild sleep apnea, and I go to behavioral health. I have been in 7 1/2 yrs 1 deployment 3 duty stations I have been fighting about my lower back now since 2016. At first it was the normal back pain like a pulled muscle or something. Gradually it continue...
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    USAFR MEB started jan 2017. Still waiting

    I'm new here and just looking for some help or advice. I'll make my back story as brief as possible. I'm in the USAF reserves as a C17 crew chief, got a double hernia while on 140day active duty orders in june 2015 and have an approved LOD. Had surgery and RTS august of that year. Then in June...
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    Starting MEB with Ulcerative Colitis

    I was diagnosed with ulcerative Proctitus Feb 2017 after a colonoscopy. Since then I have had multiple flairs and have been on Canasa, Lialda, budesonide and prednisone. Now last week after my 3rd colonoscopy my GI doc found moderate/severe UC and started me on Humira. I went to my PCM today to...
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    Psoriatic Arthritis MEB

    Hey all! I'm new to this message board and I've searched around for some insight on this process but would appreciate any new info some of you may have. I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis last year and have been on Humira for almost 9 months now. I was just informed that I will be going...
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    Possible admin sep questions

    Hey guys, just looking for some advice from those with experience. So i went to see the clinic psychologist about a week ago for anxiety, its been going on for about 4-5 years now and could be related to ptsd, she was pretty helpful and is recommending some therapy but also a fit for duty...
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    PEB rating upgraded within a year of being out

    Not sure if how many people may be in the same boat but I was medically separated after receiving a 20% rating for my separating condition after going through an MEB. I appealed it to no prevale. After being out, I went for an increase and got it upgraded to 40% and it was back dated to my...
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    Help understanding

    Good afternoon everyone I am not on a meb board yet buy my PA casually said "if you have to go through that it doesn't mean you didn't anything wrong don't" I summited a packet for commission but On March 10 I was on my way to work going about 60mph someone ran me off the road loss...
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    Psoriatic Arthritis and upcoming IRILO/MEB

    USAF for 15 years I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis after years or joint pain in my wrist, low back pain and now starting in my feet; nail pitting and separation, and scalp psoriasis. Rheumatologist put me on methotrexate in December and no improvement upon my follow up. I am now being...
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    Timeline and waiting since August 2017

    I have been in this process since August 2017 after being found unfit to deploy for mental health issues. Long story short my package made it to AFPC March 7 and the VA is done with my ratings in march. How much longer should I expect to wait. My PEBLO hasnt told me what my VA ratings are and...
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    Request for person with AKO access

    Hello. I am trying to get a copy of a ALARCT message that pertains to clarification of a regulation which I would like to use as evidence for my board review case of disability. I am unable to pull this message up because I do not have AKO access. ALARACT 034/2013: ALARACT Clarification of AR...
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    Which one? Board of corrections or PBDR?

    Hello. I have been contemplating submitting a correction due to errors in my PEB case. I thought I was going to go to ABCMR first because I understood that if you go PDBR, it is final. My understanding is that if you go PBDR first, it is final and you cannot apply to ABCMR. My understanding...
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    Newbie here. Meb questions.

    I’m new to this site. Looking for some information. Story: I’ve been in the army 3 and a half years. After 2 separate events happened to me on duty I was diagnosed with major depression disorder,generalized anxiety disorder and ptsd. I’ve been going to behavioral health for 7 months and soon...
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    What to expect

    I was just told that I'm going through an IRILO for Major Depressive disorder because I've been on a profile for more that 365 days. I've been hospitalized for mental health 3 different times totaling 3 months. I told my PCM and commander I'm able to do my job because I really wanted to stay in...
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    Lower back pain

    I was involved in a terrible car crash back in summer leave in 2017 nobody was hurt including myself, Until I returned back to my unit and we went on a 4 mile run for PT. My back stiffened up and a sharp pain was in the center of my back I went to to my doctor and got X-rays done but there was...
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    Narsum

    I was referred for MEB back in November 2017. My NARSUM listed 2 conditions Anterior Decompression and Fusion for Cervical Disc Disease and Stenosis and Right Knee Osteoarthritis. My disability attorney submitted a rebuttal requesting Radiculopathy to be considered as a third condition and not...
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    Question

    I was referred for MEB back in November 2017. My NARSUM listed 2 conditions Anterior Decompression and Fusion for Cervical Disc Disease and Stenosis and Right Knee Osteoarthritis. My disability attorney submitted a rebuttal requesting Radiculopathy to be considered as a third condition and not...
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    MEB, severance pay and possible VA recoupment questions

    Good morning, all. I've been going through the MEB process for about a month now, having been referred for two spontaneous pneumothoraces (random lung collapse) that occurred while I was on active orders for my Guard unit. LOD and all has been taken care of, and as soon as the Chapter 3 was...
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    MEB Timeline

    Hello All, This is my first post and I thought I would share where I am with the process so far. I have had 3 back surgeries over the past 8 months. It started with a herniated disc at the L5-S1 joint. The first surgery was a microdiscectomy and the doctor screwed up and messed up a bunch of...
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    (TEMDU) Overseas screening found me fit (but I’m not)

    I’ve been in the Navy for approximately a year and a half and was involved in a terrible car accident 4 months ago that Im still recovering from mentally and physically. Ive been on TEMDU for 4 months but was just now found “fit” by my doctors and am to report to an aircraft carrier next week...
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    Exercise intolerance - hyperthyroidism

    I am going through an MEB for mental health reasons although I was just diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. It causes exercise and heat intolerance. My heart rate is over 100 at rest and I usually have trouble breathing when lying down. Even with all of this, my doctor hasn't mentioned anything...
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