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    Is it okay to upload additional evidence to my Claims if I'm on a Med Board?

    If I'm on a Med Board, is it okay to upload additional evidence on eBenefits for my claims? I was wanting to highlight relevant diagnoses and injuries in my med records, then upload them so the VA Rater would have an easier time finding everything. Would this be okay or could it mess up my Med...
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    Officer voluntary resignation pending -> MED Board

    Hello all, I'm approaching 11 years AD and recently submitted my voluntary resignation. I'm currently on independent duty near Jacksonville, FL. The request is currently pending and I'm not expecting it to be approved any time soon. I am now looking at starting a MED Board process due to...
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    Should I Submit a Statement to Rebuttal my AdSep?

    I am being Admin Separated for pattern of misconduct. My CO is recommending a General (under Honorable) discharge at the very least though, due to my mental health being a significant factor. I was originally on a Medboard, which ended up being cancelled after issues with my mental health doc...
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    USMC TIMELINE

    Currently going through a meb board in the USMC. I will update as time goes on. Dec 28 2020 referred to med board Jan 4 2021 spoke to lawyer Currently waiting for VA exams now
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    ANG Member Just Notified of Commander Directed Medboard

    ANG member who is DSG and trying to get some guidance because my unit has not been very forthcoming. What are my rights, how can I protect myself, can I access the documentation used to request a medboard, what can I expect, and what is the proper procedure for something like this, etc.? I am...
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    Will chapter 5-17 cancel out a medboard

    Hi I’m new here. So I was in the process of a medboard for ptsd. I’m in class for ptsd for 35 days and afterwards is when my medboard is starting. Well I was on profile for shin splints and a new pa called me and was like we can t do anything else for your leg, you can’t get a profile for shin...
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    Should I write a Personal Statement Letter if the DES Attorney wants me too?

    I'm Active Duty Marines, on a Med Board for Mental Health Conditions. I didn't want to write a personal statement letter in fear of it somehow backfiring, but the Disability Evaluation System (DES) Attorney really wants me to. She sent me a template for guidance and wants to go over it with me...
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    Coast Guard Case Timeline

    I am posting my Med-board timeline here to compare with other peoples timelines and hopefully get a clearer answer than what I have gotten from the PSD-MED Receipt of medboard - 11/21/19 Adjudication complete - 4/30/20 Findings - 05/04/20 I returned 4808 (after I messed up one of the boxes...
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    Fort Carson Timeline

    Good afternoon everyone! Im excited that I came across this website since I am currently in a Medboard. My board was initiated mid Mar 2020 but due to covid restrictions. I recently got my Unfit memo back (23 AUG 2020). From this point on how much time should I expect before I get out (granted...
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    Could a genetic disease affect my Med Board?

    I'm currently on a Med Board for mental health issues, but while that's happening I made an appointment with an ENT at the MTF. I believe I have a genetic blood vessel disorder, after getting an outside opinion. I was also told that it was hereditary. I was wondering if I am diagnosed by the...
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    Navy/USMC Med Board Help

    I'm Active Duty in the Marine Corps, and today I was informed by my psychiatrist that I was put onto a Med Board. We both mutually agreed upon it, as things have been getting worse and my mental health has significantly taken a tole on my performance. The PEB Admin called me yesterday also, and...
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    Possible DoD Ratings? Migraine, Back/Neck

    I am currently in the middle of the Med Board process. My diagnoses on my NARSUM are chronic migraines/headaches, Lordosis, Scoliosis, and Kyphosis (all with worsening curvature over the 7 years of service). I experience severe headaches nearly every day and migraines weekly which after many...
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    IDES-Decision Letter Questions

    February 2019- Diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis March 2019- Permanent LIMDU with "no functional limitations" for non-deployment due to prescribed immunosuppressant Humira May 2019- Med Board initiated, inducted into IDES August 6, 2019- First round of C&P exams, VA Status: "Claim Received"...
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    Bipolar Diagnosis Rating

    I have been diagnosed with Anxiety, OCD, and BP II. I just did my NARSUM two weeks ago and Mental Health submitted everything last Thursday. Anyone go through something similar? If so, could you share timeline/ratings you were given? Thanks in advance.
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    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...
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    During my MEB/PEB I should hit specialist. But then my unit flagged me for ht/wt. Anyone know how to get a flag removed? Who to call? HELP PLEASE!

    Started my MEB/PEB process back in August. My new battery with a new 1SG(my plt got moved from old btry with a 1SG and CMDR who left me alone with this process around early oct.) was made aware I’m getting out, but did flag me for ht/wt failure in mid September. I understand this is allowed...
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    Residual side effects make me unable to meet physical fitness standards. How could this affect me?

    Hey everyone, I have been reading this forum for a while now and decided to post a question of my own. For the last year I have been with 15-20 migraines a month, and as of July have been on LIMDU. I have been told that if I am not better by January they will initiate a PEB. That part doesn't...
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    BCMR or DRB

    I’m trying to figure out which Board I should send my Documentation to. I Served in the Active Army from 14 Jun 1999 - 18 Jun 2014 but was involuntary separated due to exceeding my RCP, I also Served in the Army Reserves from 19 Jun 2014 - 23 Nov 2018. My psychiatrist from Active Duty refused...
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    Personal Impact Statement

    Hello Everyone, I have read on several threads about the members making a personal statement on there own behalf. With the info on how the injury happened and what treatment they received and how they feel. Is there anyone out there that have examples of these? I am having trouble writing out...
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    Personal Impact Statement

    Hello Everyone, I have read on several threads about the members making a personal statement on there own behalf. With the info on how the injury happened and what treatment they received and how they feel. Is there anyone out there that have examples of these? I am having trouble writing out my...
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