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  1. J

    Thoroughly confused about my CRSC

    First of all, sorry. I'm sure this has been discussed 1000 times, but I'm still having a hard time grasping it. I feel like I'm missing out on money, but I also don't know much about this. Last year, I was medically retired from the Army at 70%. I was in for about 15 years and the number on my...
  2. H

    Combat Retired TDRL/PDRL Military - GS Job Advice

    Hello All, I wanted to share some advice that I have for MEB Boards and being combat injury retired. 1) Your base pay is totally tax free. If they tax you here is the link from DFAS. https://www.dfas.mil/retiredmilitary/manage/taxes/isittaxable.html 2) If you apply for a GS job then it’s...
  3. C

    Estimated CRSC Payment

    I am a 32-year retired active duty E-9 with 100% va disability. I was recently approved for 60% CRSC. I am trying to figure out what changes will happen with my pay now that I have this 60% CRSC. Note: I am also trying to submit additional records to get my migraines and TBI combat related. Any...
  4. S

    HELP! Reserve MEB. How to calculate?

    My husband is going through the MEB and we are trying to calculate an estimate of how much he will be making after he is medically retired. It is a bit confusing. Reserve SFC with 20 years reserve time. 13 of those years active duty. Medical Retirement at 90% on the military side and 70% on...
  5. V

    CRSC Confused

    Okay so here is a quick run down. 8 1/2 years in military TDLR to PDLR Army Gross Pay $3,992 VA Waiver $2,250 so bottom line I get 2 checks each month that deposit into my bank account: $2,187 from the VA $1,330 from the Army *SBBP and Insurance costs are auto deducted. I received 70% CRSC...
  6. S

    CRSC 2nd Denial (PTSD CLAIM) Need guidance...

    Hi everyone, I have been following this forum for a while now, and there are a lot of knowledgeable individuals here, I want to be as transparent as possible. So I've decided to share as much supporting documentation as possibly permitted. I edited out certain information i.e names, and P.O.Cs...
  7. RonG

    Is CRSC Paid by the VA?

    This information has been transferred from another thread to allow for a "sticky" at the top of the CRSC forum. 20 August 2019. Upon further review... Although the DFAS pays benefits that have the titles of CRDP (Concurrent Retirement Disability Pay and CRSC (Combat Related Special...
  8. H

    MEB/VA/CRSC

    First of all thank you all for all your help. This forum tends to answer question that I can't even get from the admin people on base.... That said I'm trying to estimate my take home retirement pay and I've found a couple of things and no one seems to be able to answer.... I got my MEB...
  9. A

    Seeking resident Guru & Math-lete, Ron, for CRSC Wizardry

    Ron, Hopefully flattery is currency in these parts I have read through a number of your CRSC post and for the life of me I'm not able to see the "Matrix"as you do. I am admittedly dense when it come to number crunching this is why I pay smart men and women with aptitude to do my taxes. On...
  10. D

    CRSC and Hazardous Duty

    All, I was just made aware through a prior colleague of mine that CRSC isn't restricted to Combative Theater sustained injuries; special operations and hazardous duty qualifies as well. I am mid-stride in MEB/PEB process currently and, like many, I am seeking to maximize the financial position...
  11. M

    CRSC Board

    Can anyone shed some real insight on how a CRSC board is conducted? I am not looking for the requirements of what material and documents to present, rather how do they actually conduct the board to determine if the submissions are combat related? Do they only go off what is submitted? Can they...
  12. mrsentinel

    Contemplating Filing for CRSC

    I have thought about it for a long time and I am on the fence about applying for CRSC. I am currently 70% DOD (TDRL) and 80% VA. I was a combat advisor in Afghanistan and had a few key events that led to PTSD which is currently rated 50% and service connected. No CAB or any direct combat. My...
  13. G

    Banging My Head Against The Wall - Army CRSC

    Hi guys and gals, I've been trying to help my husband apply for CRSC for years- and every time we try, we get so overwhelmed by the process we give up. The biggest challenge we face is knowing what kind of paperwork/documentation he needs to include for proof of his injuries (he was shot in...
  14. J

    Received my ratings and...

    So I have received 40% from DOD and 70% VA. My combat related incident was not the main injury for meb. But I received 30% from VA for my PTSD. I do have a cib, arcom, and ncoer stating I was in 30 direct combat missions and taking numerous named objectives. Would that be plenty of proof to get...
  15. A

    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...
  16. O

    DA199 says Not combat related..

    up front, I just wanted to say that this site has been a huge asset to me as I have navigated through the IDES process. Thank you all. Just received my PEB Findings and my recommended ratings - 80 DOD, 100 VA. I will eventually need to apply for CRSC due to being at 14 yrs AD. If my DA199...
  17. M

    CRSC documents.

    Not sure if anyone will know this answer but worth a shot, I received a phone call from my Aw2 about my CRSC process (been alittle over 14 months since it was submitted.) she was told that I would need to submit a letter from an nco or officer backing my claim of events in Iraq which caused me...
  18. O

    How does DoD and VA pay work?

    I'm a current Guardsman prior active duty Soldier. I have 5 years in both with 2 deployments. The Guard started the IDES process on me back in February of this year once my LODs were approved. A week ago my PEBLO informed me my paperwork came back as 50% DoD rating, recommended PDRL due to...
  19. N

    CRDP/CRSC

    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...
  20. mrsentinel

    DOD vs VA Tax Exemption Question

    I am 70% DOD and 80% VA on TDRL soon. I am getting some conflicting information regarding what is tax free and what isn't. I had 30% for cervicalgia and 50% PTSD with notes on the 199 saying it was due to armed conflict and the right box checks on the other side of the form. I was told any...
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