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  1. mysticasphalt

    DES Pilot Case using A Joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation

    Isn't this the IDES system and not the Legacy? It states on my DA-5889 that my case is a DES Pilot Case File with a number. Thanks!
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    Change from IDES to Legacy from initial placement of TDRL to PDRL?

    Does anyone know why this happens? It allows the DOD to give you a lower rating than the VA has established for you on those same conditions resulting in a lower retirement income!! Any ideas why or if this is legal or not?
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    IDES ratings from TDRL to PDRL

    When going from TDRL to PDRL through the IDES aren't your ratings supposed to mirror your VA ratings for your unfitting conditions?
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    TDRL to PDRL Question! Please help!!

    Need advice ASAP as I just received my 3 year TDRL reevaluation! I went on TDRL 3 years ago with 2 disabilities rated as unfitting. PTSD-50% and Left Shoulder Arthritis 20% for a TDRL rating of 60%. My DA-199 just came back with 50% PTSD and 10% Left Shoulder Arthritis 10% totaling 60%. However...
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    TDRL to PDRL Question

    I was put on TDRL 3 years ago and just yesterday was recommended to PDRL on my DA199. My question is in regards to time in service for final retirement income. I was at 14 years for my TDRL computation at 60% as Captain which at the time was $5800. Will I get the 3 years of TDRL time added to my...
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    TDRL to Permanent- when, what to expect?

    I am currently receiving 60% DOD TDRL and 90% VA ratings. I was chapter 61 retired in August of 2011. I have a partial prosthetic shoulder that was worth 20% DOD and 50% PTSD DOD. My PTSD rating however has gone from 50% to 70% during my last VA reevaluation and I believe that my other...
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    Is CDRP going to be given to everyone in the future?

    I'm collecting 60% dod tdrl and 80% VA. I heard that soon we will be able to collect both dod retirement and the va portion. So for me that would be 3488 dod and 1409 va.....is this a true statement? i know cdrp used to be for 20 years plus but has it changed or is it in the process of changing?
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    Sleep Apnea-Jason please help- Already retired but recently diagnosed!

    Json or anyone with insight- I've been retired for PTSD and a shoulder partial replacement and was given 60% DOD disability and 80% VA. I retired on the 29th of August but just found out today that I have sleep apnea. They said it was moderate and that I will need a CPAP machine to sleep...
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    60% DOD TDRL 70% VA (50% PTSD, 20% Shoulder......Question regarding 6 month reeval

    When I get reevaluated is it possible for my 50% ptsd rating to drop to 30%? I am receiving 60% tdrl with 50% for ptsd and 20% for a shoulder hemi-replacment. I know they say 50% is the minimum you'll receive when the condition is unfitting, but does that go for the reevaluation also? Is it safe...
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    2 Months Now Awaiting Rating

    My packet has been with the VA in Seatle now for 2 months and have yet to get word. Anyone get their results lately from the VA in Seatle? What was the wait???
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    Rating Back From Seattle in 5 Weeks!!

    All Pilot Program-Active Duty Unfit decision-14 Apr Rating from Seattle-19 May VA-70% DOD-60% Feel free to shoot me your questions and I'll answer them to the best of my ability based on my 8 month MEB/PEB experience.
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    Found Unfit Today by the PEB Rating?????????????Jason can you please chime in:)

    My PEBLO contacted me today to inform me that I have been found unfit for two conditions. I am a Captain with 14 years time in service. 1. PTSD 10AC (Combat related) 2. Left Shoulder Post Status Hemi Replacement/Arthritus/Bicipital Tendonitus Any WAGs on my rating??? (1)PTSD w/major...
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    How Long??? Once MEB has been sent to PEB

    MEB took place at Ft Sam Houston Tx and my PEB is at the same location. How long am I looking to wait til I receive a fit or unfit decision??? Once that decision comes back unfit how long until I receive a rating??
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    MEB Complete with two conditions medically unacceptable-Help Jason

    :)Can someone tell me whether or not this condition will be found fit or unfit andif unfit what rating I should expect? DOD Diagnosis: Left Shoulder Arthritus VA DX: Status Post hemi replacement left shoulder with scar and bicipital tendonitus. I have a P3 profile that allows no lifting...
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    Please Help Jason or anyone that can!! Fit Question-12 years TIS

    Your thoughts please on fitness of the following diagnosis going to the PEB: P4 profile under S Axis I: PTSD, Chronic Secondary diagnosis for axis I related to the Axis I diagnosis of PTSD: Major Depressive Disorder, Amphetamine Dependence, Benzodiazepine Dependence. The secondary diagnosis...
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    Update MEB-PTSD & L Shoulder Post Hemi-Replacement

    16 Sep-MEB Initiated 17 Sep-PEBLO Counseling 7 Nov-Completed last C&P Exam 22 Dec-PEBLO Received VA Exams 6 Jan-Packet sent to MEB 7 Feb-MEB Appt(NARSUM) scheduled;) Can anyone help me with what to expect from this appt?? Thanks!
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    Entitlement Question

    I am currently at the NARSUM phase of my MED board and have a few questions regarding compensation. 1. My diagnosis was PTSD, Chronic moderate to moderately severe symptom with a GAF of 54. However, the C&P psychologist listed the criteria listed in the VASRD at the 30% rating as far as my...
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    C&P Exam Results.......Fit/Unfit??? Rating?? Please Help!!

    Axis I: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Chronic. Axis I: The secondary diagnosis for Axis I are Major Depressive Disorder related to the Axis I PTSD and Amphetamine Dependence related to Axis I PTSD and Benzodiazepine Dependence related to the Axis I PTSD. Axis II: No Diagnosis. Axis III...
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    FIT or UNFIT........please help!!

    14 YEARS OF SERVICE 3RD BCT 82ND AIRBORNE DIV. MITT FOR 4TH IA BN (SADAAM'S BN) IRAQ WAR AUG 2006-NOV 2007 AXIS I: POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, CHRONIC. AXIS I: secondary diagnosis for axis I are MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER RELATED TO AXIS I PTSD and AMPHETAMINE DEPENDENCE RELATED TO THE AXIS...
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