pdbr

  1. TDWilliams

    Last stages of PDBR??

    I just got an email from the PDBR stating this: We have updated your new address. Your case has met the board and is awaiting Service review. Cases are currently taking 24 months. Respectfully, Physical Disability Board of Review Am I at the last stages, or do I still have a ways to go...
  2. N

    ABCMR: Send complete military medical records?

    Hello. When applying for the ABCMR, do you send them your complete medical records? Or just the pages that is your evidence? Thank you.
  3. N

    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...
  4. T

    PDBR Accepted/CG Pay and Personnel Issues

    Hi! Hopefully someone can help me. Over a year ago my PDBR recommendation was accepted by the CG. I was awarded 50% retired pay for 6 months, after which 10% and severance pay (my initial award). The CG said they had to verify my initial severance pay was paid back (it was when I was awarded my...
  5. V

    PDBR Processed, Retirement Received.

    Hello, Hope everyone is well. I have been perusing this site for almost two years gaining valuable information, and it helped pass the time. I wanted to share my experience as it may be helpful. I was medically separated from the Army 11/2004 due to an injury to my left hand incurred during...
  6. M

    A whole lot of questions...

    I was discharged from the Army in 2006 for a broken lumbar spine. I was PEB'ed at 10%. The VA later discovered that I had PTSD and rated me at 50% and categorized it as combat related. I know the PDBR looks at my VA records (which for my back hasn't moved from what the Army gave me). Although...
  7. Q

    PDBR with 100% Disability

    Hello all, I was discharged in 2008 with type 1 diabetes and was only given a 20% disability rating from the Navy. Now after 9 years, I am 100% disabled with the VA. Would applying for the PDBR make any difference? Any advice is welcome, thanks. Quinten
  8. U

    Any advice before sending off PDBR form...

    Hi I was in active in the USMC. I got medical discharge with 10% from the Marines via a Physical Evaluation Board in 2005. I never knew about this PDBR. I got the letter in the mail saying I can fight this. I am new to this. I am 60% disabled from the VA compensation. I had 3 pneumonia's while...
  9. K

    TDRL - anyone else?

    So, I was placed on the TDRL in 2003 at 30% for Crohn's disease. Had my VA rating a month later, also 30%. I was on TDRL about 2 1/2 years and was then removed and separated with severance at 10%. The thing that bothers me is that my condition never changed the whole time. But, I was out...
  10. C

    Scope of the PDBR board

    Before applying, please note what the PDBR is looking for and what their scope is! (Located in detail at the bottom). This will help in your formulation of a claim and getting the most favorable outcome. The board is limited in what it can look at. You MUST request that "not unfitting"...
  11. P

    2015 Results Posted, Well Some Anyway

    I just wanted to start a new thread on this topic. http://boards.law.af.mil/AF_PDBR_CY2015.htm Mine isn't there, but it is interesting to read similar findings. I was given a 0% for hip pain, among other things, but someone else was upgraded from 0% to 10%. I do advise against making too...
  12. S

    100% P&T with TDIU, VA 90%

    I'm trying to understand this PDBR process. I received the PDBR letter, sent in the DD Form 294, VA form 3288, and sections of my past award ratings and current rating yesterday: Currently I have a VA rating at 90%, but I am 100% permanent and total because of TDIU Degenerative arthritis of...
  13. T

    Should i be Medically Retired?

    Hey All, I am currently receiving 60% from the VA for ptsd and from my back. I had surgery from a disc that blew out in 2009 as a result of my DDD that i was discharged with. I got 10% for DDD. My doctor recommended Lumbar Kyphosis AND Degenerative Disc Disease without radiculopathy. My...
  14. A

    I need help with the PDBR and Army timeline

    Long story short... Applied for PDBR on 10 June 2015. Received letter Dated 5 Oct 2015 that case was sent to Army. I have not heard anything since. My address has not changed, nothing on the PDBR site (that list the cases), tried calling 703-325-0834 and even sent numerous emails to PDBR and the...
  15. P

    What is the average wait time

    I started this process in 2015 in 2016 February I emailed asking the status of my packet they said it had already been sent to the review board to be adjucated. However it's still there. What is the average timeline for things to process from being reviewed and adjucated to being sent to the...
  16. Lyria

    Adjudication Complete (However)

    Today I got an email from the Pentagon after I contacted them to see if they could tell me if the Navy made a decision about my case. They told me a decision had been made AND they already sent a letter to my house. The only problem is the address they used was the one I was living at when I...
  17. L

    New Member needing PDBR advice.

    Hello All, I recently applied to VA and received a 10% increase on my rating, bringing my total to 20%, I also have other conditions rated at 0%, all service connected. Like everyone else, I received the letter about the PDBR and initially I thought that I would be just wasting my time...
  18. X

    PDBR Initiative in Danger!!!

    Hi, It's been almost two years since I submitted my application. At first, the process was fairly fast, but it's been stuck now for months. I have emailed them twice since their last list of results was posted, and their reply are very non compromising and indefinite. I get the feeling that...
  19. F

    Can't apply for PDBR, missing MEB Determination

    Hi all, First I apologize for the length, but I wanted to get as much info as possible so I could get effective and efficient guidance on where to go from here. I've searched the boards and found a wealth of information on here but nothing related to "lost MEB records". I'm hopeful someone...
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