1. D

    Am I getting screwed?

    I am an 11B in the Army and was informed in December that I am getting medically retired due to my repeated cases of rhabdomyolysis, three times within four months. In September right after morning PT, I went to the bathroom and pissed out what looked to be blood. I don't mean a little bit, I...
  2. W


    So received my findings and I received 50% for mdd (referred condition) but looking at the 70% mark I know I fall in there so I put in a reconsideration and I just wanted to ask anyone who has been through that how much longer things would take? I was told if I accepted I could expect late June...
  3. C

    PDBR Should we try? Advice/help needed- At a loss

    Hello everyone, We are trying to decide if we should try the PDBR. All the info we have read can be overwhelming. Being completely honest we were young and didn’t know anything when my husband received his medical discharge and now we are seeing if we can get some better results. Backstory...
  4. B

    Medical Board Questions, help!

    Hi there. I am currently active duty in the Navy. I was sea duty then was transfered to shore duty on limdu orders, now i have been put on a med board. My background: Im currenlty in the beginning process of my medical board. I was recommended for a medical board with "Major Depression" and...
  5. H

    Help Chapter 18 threats

    I am currently stationed at FT Gordon. I sustained an injury to my back 2 years ago and I have been on and off profile for that whole time. 9 months ago I was put on the ABCP program. I maintained losing weight until may when I was in a car crash that made my back significantly worse. I then...
  6. C


    What can I do if something in my MH records isn't correct? My MH provider said I had suicide ideation as a kid and took OTC meds to try to kill myself... What do I do and how do I go about it?
  7. C


    What can I do if something in my MH records isn't correct? My MH provider said I had suicide ideation as a kid and took OTC meds to try to kill myself... What do I do and how do I go about it?
  8. M

    TIME LINE HELP!!! [severance pay & taxes]

    Ok guys new member here but this place has helped tremendously. So Ill start with the basics. -7 Years 7 Months Active Duty Marine (E-5) Sgt -Got out of the Marines on TDRL -Injuries Sustained in Afghanistan IED resulted in ( MTBI) -Currently VA Rated 80% For combat injuries (Tinnitus, MTBI...
  9. I

    MEB process started for asthma

    I just had an MEB initiated for asthma. I am at over 15 years and feel like I am about to be completely railroaded as I think they will only bring me back at 10%, screwing me out of retirement and leaving me jobless at the upper end of my thirties. Some background - My PCM thought I may have...
  10. B

    IPEB Recommended TDRL For 60% Rated Asthma

    Hi, I recently went through an MEB in the Air Force and was found unfit for duty and recommended for TDRL with 60% rating for asthma. I was really hoping it would be PDRL and my PEBLO seemed shocked as well that it wasn’t. I requested a Formal Board in order to change it from TDRL to PDRL. Do I...
  11. J

    Code 37 since Feburary...need help

    Hello I am an 11yr TSgt, I served 4yrs active duty in the AF and have been part time in the ANG since. I was in a car accident in December of last year and experienced a TBI. Since then I have routinely seen two neurologists, done physical therapy, cognitive rehab, psychiatrists etc. For the...
  12. A

    Five Years for an LOD Need some help.

    Not sure where to post this as it relates to the USAF and Air Guard not the Army but this is the only LOD forum so here goes. If there is a proper place please let me know or move this thread to there. Thanks. The short version is in 2013 while on active duty Title 32 orders for training out...
  13. K

    Question about process.

    Good morning, Currently I am on HUMS orders for my kids Mental Health issues and Physical Therapy. During this whole time as well i have started seeing psychiatry and finally a good therapist for depression, anxiety and adjustment disorder. I also have back and hip issues currently. My...
  14. A

    Severance pay being recouped twice

    Hello I payed back the full 20656 of severance pay and now i got a CUE for my right ankle so they gave me a 10% disabling for that where they started with a 0. I payed all the severance that they said i received from the ARMY and it finished in March 2017. They continued to pull money from my...
  15. H

    Found fit despite Injury HELP!!!

    So I’ve been on 2 LIMDU’s for degenerative disk, arthritis of the spine, narrowing of the spine and siatica nerve pain due to disk in lower spine. I’ve seen the pain clinic, Orthopedic and my PCM many times. The pain clinic said I was fit for duty despite not improving, Ortho was at first going...
  16. O

    I'm Worried, I am unsure how to handle this.

    Hey there, I have a good amount of medical conditions that is starting to weigh to heavily on me. I have the typical back problems from being so tall on the ship and other physical injuries, but what I am really worried about is my mental health. I already have been diagnosed with major...
  17. A

    Denial SSDI

    My husband was just denied SSDI, he is 90% VA disabled due to several physical and mental ailments that are all service connected. It states that there wasn’t sufficient vocational info in the denial and only lists one of the many ailments we described in the paperwork initially. Any input on...
  18. A

    Migraine and VA 4138 ?

    So I am in the IDES process and recently received my C&P results back, which for my referred condition (migraine) is completely wrong. Results are: Does veteran have characteristic prostrating attacks of migraines - YES If yes, frequency - WITH LESS FREQUNT ATTACKS Does veteran have very...
  19. Ajcrr09

    MEB questions running out of time, ets date is approaching

    I had hip impingement surgery done November 2017 and currently on con leave until my DOS of February 24, 2018. I asked my PCM about MEB in December 2017. I am being denied based off the time I have left. The pcm doesn’t want to put me in for med hold. They are kind of kicking me to curb and the...
  20. Jax8025

    Please help!

    Hi everyone, I am currently on the stage of the IDES process and waiting on my DA-199. I talked with the MEB Attorney the Army let’s you see. He reassured me that I will be getting 100% VA and medically retire from Army. He didn’t give me a % but he said it will be over 30%. I had 1 SC...
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