Jason, thanks for the quick response!
I didn't appeal to the SECAF after I received the notifications(the process had taken almost 2 years and I was tired of the BS). I can look back at my records but am not sure if "I concurred" with the findings.
I just got my Va rating back (only took 9 months to complete) as was baffled that the Va rated my MDD @ 30% when the AF rated it @ 10%. I only presented the VA with my medical records and did a short interview.
I'm wondering why the difference in ratings, since the VA and military use the...
My MEB was started Feb 09. Package was sent up to Local MTF in DEC 09 with a "refer to IPEB" finding. IPEB results were received 22 May with me appealing the findings 1 Apr 10. My FPEB was scheduled for 31 Jul.
Just got back from San Antonio and am awaiting my FPEB results. Hopefully, I'll have some good info to post here within the hour.
Also, If any one has questions about the actual FPEB I'm happy to answer any questions.
It should take between 1 -3 weeks to get your orders. Once you have them, you then have to out process not less than 45 days and nto more than 90 days. since you got retirement orders coming, you will be eligible to take leave on top of your terminal time.
I have my own copy of the [MRI[ reports and a CD with all the images. My neurologist read the reports, asked question, performed the basic neuro test, then looked at the images and wasn't sold that the hernitated disc at L5/S1 was making contact with the nerve root. I'm scheduled for an EMG 6...
**WARNING** long story ahead!!!
So, I've had weakness in my left leg since 2005 (first documeneted by flight doc) which has gradually gotten worse. In Nov 2009, I was walking on ND campus from the parking lot to the stadium when my left leg went numb, started getting very weak (visible limp...
Was the letter of exception from your CC? I had a letter of eception from my CC that was directly quoted on my rating received from the board.
What branch of service are you in? The AF is downsizing at the moment so the letter of exception was the final nail the IPEB needed to decided not...
I contacted My congressional rep about this article. I just received this email today:
Dear Mr. XXXXXl:
Thank you for contacting me regarding the Department of Defense disability evaluation system. I appreciate hearing from you.
As you may know, the fiscal year 2008 Defense Authorization bill...