1. RichDaniel

    Andersen AFB, Guam - Tripler Timeline

    Referred conditions: 1. Lumbar degenerative disc disease, degenerative arthritis/spondylosis/facet arthrosis, spinal canal stenosis with L4-L5 disc abutting the traversing bilateral L5 nerve roots, and L5-S1 disc protrusion that abuts the traversing left S1 nerve root. 2. Left L5 and S1...
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    Retro Active Back Pay

    I was medically retired at 30% from the AF with a VA rating of 70% 27 Nov 2015. I signed a full disability waiver that went into effect 1 Jan 2016 in order to collect the VA disability pay over my retirement. I have only received 1 full retirement payment for Dec 2015 but and that was paid...
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    Help with DFAS and my retirement pay

    Hello All, I have been retired since 10/31/2017 and still have not received retirement pay. DFAS is telling me that due to the 1204 code, I am not entitled to CRDP. Please help! I have my 20 year letter with 23 good years for retirement, 14+ years active duty, and 35 years under contract without...
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    19 YEARS 11 MONTHS 25 DAYS

    So...... I've signed my 199 and found out my reserve unit has not been cutting orders for my medical appointments, training or therapy appointments like they said they were doing for the past three years. I'm 100% P&T VA. I was told they were only cutting orders for points since the VA takes the...
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    TERA / TITLE 10 / CRDP / Congress / House Committee of Veterans’ Affairs

    Greetings All, I have 18 years of service and am undergoing a MEB. I am aware of how we get paid as a medically separated service member. I WILL only receive VA disability and NOT military retirement pay. I disagree with it, as many others in my situation would. I do NOT qualify for Concurrent...
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    Trying to understand CRDP/CRSC, but getting very conflicting information by multiple people. Going through MEB right now, got my ratings back. My referred condition is not combat related (sleep apnea) rated 50% PDR. Overall VA rating is 100%. I do have some combat related conditions that states...
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    Worth it to pursue retirement percentage increase?

    Hi all! I've lurked for over a year, so thank you for all of the valuable information! After almost 3 years, my fiance has finally received his PDBR decision - his Army medical discharge was upgraded to retired at 40%, retro to date of discharge based on the DJD and the DDD. DFAS says it takes...
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    CRDP question

    I was just retired PDRL after just over 20 years of service, with my final VA rating at 60%. I had taken CSB/REDUX at 15 years, and was told by DFAS that I was not eligible for CRDP because I had taken CSB. I have not been able to find this in any regulation. On the DFAS FAQ for CSB/REDUX states...
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