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  1. concernedwife

    long time no see - needing help

    hi all! haven't been here in forever it seems like. for those that don't know my husband's situation - he was found FIT three times through the IPEB, FPEB, etc for 5-6 days a week migraines due to the fact that he achieved sailor of the year twice in five years time. he was told that he was...
  2. concernedwife

    new MEB in six months...

    hello - for those that have never seen me on here, my husband went through a meb, fpeb and petition for relief, and was found FIT each time. his referring condition are severe migraines that occur 5-6 days out of the week [his VA list was a mile long with his blood pressure issues, sleep apnea...
  3. concernedwife

    FOUND FIT THREE TIMES.....now what?

    here is the original post regarding my husband's situation - i have been keeping up with the thread and updating it as we have gone along in this entire process. http://pebforum.com/threads/found-fit-for-duty-now-contesting-help.43067/ SHORT STORY: husband was referred to MEB went up for MEB...
  4. concernedwife

    IPEB, FPEB then PFR - all denied

    there is a thread i started months and months ago regarding my husband's situation - would rather not type it all out here. either way, husband went up for FPEB in may and he was found FIT - then he did a PFR [petition for relief] and was denied today. is there anything else that we can do? i...
  5. concernedwife

    petition for relief - even worth the fight?

    the petition for relief. just curious if it's even worth going through with. my husband was told that because he was found FIT in the IPEB and FPEB, that he could do a PFR. but, even his PEBLO made us feel as though the PFR will not do anything, albeit us finding several falsified statements...
  6. concernedwife

    we got the call....

    kind of. husband got the call from the PEBLO's office saying they have his FPEB findings, and he needs to come in to get the findings - but they won't be able to see him and go through every thing with him until tomorrow at 10am. is this normal? we were under the impression that the lawyer...
  7. concernedwife

    formal board results questions.

    for those who do not know my husband's story - he was referred for the MEB and was found FIT. he contested this, due to wanting an UNFIT finding, and was granted a FPEB. FPEB was two weeks ago. still no word on results from FPEB. we were looking over paperwork that my husband signed, and it...
  8. concernedwife

    formal board tomorrow morning

    husband's FPEB is tomorrow - he was found FIT and contesting it, hoping for UNFIT. could use some prayers, good juju, whatever you have to offer. thank you, for those that have been following my posts here.
  9. concernedwife

    formal board on tuesday - no counsel until day before?

    quick back story/timeline: husband suffers from severe migraines alongside other things [other things are on VA list] neurologist refers him to MEB MEB finds him FIT 5 days after submitting all paperwork husband and everyone/doctors disagrees, we contested it husband was assigned to lawyer to...
  10. concernedwife

    what is the formal board like.....?

    for those that have been through a FPEB, what was it like? what can my husband expect? is it as nerve racking as he's making it in his head right now? do you get the finding of FIT/UNFIT right then and there?
  11. concernedwife

    formal board being scheduled

    husband's formal board is being scheduled, he gets the date tomorrow. he was found fit, contested, and now this. for those who have been found fit, then contested to be found unfit - is it frowned upon if you are unable to attend the FPEB in person? my husband's referring condition to the MEB...
  12. concernedwife

    approved for FPEB

    i was able to look on the boards here and find a number to the medboard office, so my husband called and found out he was approved - but it's in the process of being scheduled, and we should hear from the PEBLO sometime within the next couple of weeks they told us. today marks three weeks since...
  13. concernedwife

    question regarding FPEB

    we contested my husband's finding of fit about 17 days ago, and still no word [we hear this is normal] and we have requested a FPEB. if they "grant" a FPEB, is it always a board you must attend, or do they sometimes call and say they looked it over after you contested it, and now they said 20%...
  14. concernedwife

    DOD rating and severance pay?

    we were talking to someone and they mentioned that you can opt out of a higher rating to receive the severance pay through the DOD - is this even true? i am not saying this is what my husband wants, i am just trying to understand the process, as there are so many different answers to the same...
  15. concernedwife

    ebenfits question

    hello. husband was found FIT for duty and we are contesting it. is there a way to look up on ebenefits the status of this kind of thing? we were told it would be 2-4 weeks before he finds out whether he is approved for unfit and/or gets a formal board. if you made it this far in my post - is...
  16. concernedwife

    formal hearing timeline?

    i apologize if anyone sees this twice in their feeds, but i believe i may have posted the first time in the wrong area. for that, i apologize. husband went through the MEB and was found fit. tomorrow he submits all paperwork to contest it because he [and medical professionals] feel it should...
  17. concernedwife

    timelines?

    once you submit your rebuttal to being found fit, how long until you hear whether you're granted a FPEB or not? thanks for your responses, in advance. :)
  18. concernedwife

    concerns with the process - could use help/guidance

    husband was found fit last week during the PEB and is contesting for a FPEB. we were assigned to a lawyer that isn't in our state and is refusing to give out her phone number. the only form of contact we have with her is via email. she called us last thursday to let us know she would have a...
  19. concernedwife

    found fit for duty - now contesting - help?

    i have typed it out so many times, hoping to get responses but have had zero luck. hopefully this will be the place for me to be. husband was referred to MEB late october 2017 and all paperwork was submitted two weeks ago. MEB for severe migraines prostrating 5-6 times a week for past seven...
  20. concernedwife

    found fit for duty but contesting - help?

    my husband started his MEB process in late october after being told by his neurologist for 17 months that he needed one. he suffers with severe, chronic migraines and botox has been somewhat of a saving grace to him. he gets it every 90 days, but it wears off halfway through and then he has...
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