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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    FINALLY!! 20% DOD/ 90% VA My PEBLO said I could fight it at a formal board and most likely get over 30% on the DoD and 100% VA so I could retire but I am so sick and tired of this process and I don't want to drag it out another 3-6 months. I'm already living in Dallas and started my new job...
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    I was hoping that I'd have good news by now - but I just found out that my rater issued a deferred rating (?) and requested an additional exam...for something I didn't even claim. It's like they are determined to drag this out as long as possible. On a positive note, I called the VA providence...
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    My Psoriatic Arthritis Timeline

    Congrats! We have very similar timelines so I'm hoping I get my ratings back as quickly as you did. If you don't mind me asking, how many conditions did you claim?
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    MEB

    My MSC was useless and it took over 100 days for me to get my C&P exams scheduled from the day we filed. I emailed and called her but she never answered or responded. I finally harassed my PEBLO and he was able to get things moving, but if you don't advocate for yourself, they won't either. Good...
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Update: Apparently there was huge conference in Texas last week for everyone involved in the Med board process including the IPEB folks from AFPC. My PEBLO (who attended) told me everything has been pushed back a week as I have still not heard back from AFPC on whether or not they requested...
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    My AF Timeline: Back (SCS Implant), Migraines & Failed Ankle Surgeries

    That’s was a quick response by AFPC - mine was sent down on the 17th so hopefully I’ll hear something back this week.
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    My AF Timeline: Back (SCS Implant), Migraines & Failed Ankle Surgeries

    It’s basically a MFR for the board explaining circumstances and clarifying things in the NARSUM. One more document to get your point across whether it’s RTD or separate.
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Congrats!! Just just my MyPers notification that my package was received at AFPC today! Almost done!
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    @js820 Yea sounds like the same thing. I just wrote up a page arguing why the board should consider adding my other hip to the referred conditions. My PCM didn't add anything to my NARSUM even though there were about 16 other issues brought up. He just wrote, "see C&P exams". Anyways, I have a...
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    My AF Timeline: Back (SCS Implant), Migraines & Failed Ankle Surgeries

    Looks like we have similar timelines - I signed my 618 today but need to write up a letter of exception so it won't be submitted to AFPC until 4/18/19. I'll be interested to see how quickly your ratings come back. Good luck!!
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Update - PEBLO has been busting his ass! My IMR is complete along with the local board and it's being referred to the IPEB. PEBLO said it should be sent to AFPC on Thursday and he expects it back in 35 - 45 days. Realistic or not? Also, has anyone written a letter of exception? I noticed there...
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    HOW LONG FOR ORDERS AFTER PEB/MEB FINDINGS

    I spoke with my Chief and Major about this. Not sure if you have a good working relationship with your chain of command, but they can make phone calls for you. They usually know people that work down there or up at MPF to get your orders cut ASAP.
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    That’s awesome, definitely keep me posted. I just signed my offer and a lease in Dallas for 1 June so hopefully this works out otherwise I might end up going AWOL
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Ok cool, thanks! They hold them here every Monday so that makes me feel better. Seems like this process is finally moving forward.
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Update 4/9/19 - QTC finally sent my exams back to the VA and after calling the PEBLO, he was able to pull my exams and forward them to my PCM for review and to update to my NARSUM. Hopefully it clears the local MEB in the next week or two. Anyone have a timeline on this stage? How long it...
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    I wanted to do that too but if you’re going through IDES, the MSC will have to file it for you. I’d recommend just staying in constant contact with your PEBLO and MSC every week and keep hounding them to get your stuff pushed through. They can’t do much on the VA side but they can make phone...
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    He was one of our guys getting out and going reserve. His process went extremely quick but they stalled it when they found out he was back on active orders. The process won’t continue until he’s off orders again.
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    Thank you very much - I will get in touch with the POCs. I just had my last C&P exam yesterday with QTC and it went much better than I exepcted. The doc who examined me said she would be shocked if I didn't get 100%. I'm hoping QTC and the VA will release the exam info asap so I can get on with...
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    IDES - AF Timeline & VA C&P Exams

    I would love to get more info on those programs. I went to the education office and they told me they couldn’t do anything for me until I had a DOS. Especially since I have a feeling that this is going to take longer than my PEBLO is saying.
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