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    Former Active duty in National Guard

    Hey, guys! I have been searching on the forum for some information in hopes there may be one similar to mine. Here's my story: I was in the Active Army for 6 years and went straight into the National Guard. Prior to being released from active duty (during ACAP), we were informed on filing for VA...
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    Fractured Humeral Tuberosity 17months ago

    Hello all. I'm going to try to be brief: I broke my shoulder in the final evaluation of Navy boot camp. I had two days left of boot camp, had no more physical evaluations, and honestly only thought i had a serious labrum strain. I was on hold after boot camp for a month waiting for orders and...
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    Suicide and courtmartial

    After a failed sigsw to the head I have been placed back in my unit and I have no information or knowledge of what's going on or what to do. I have been in the army for 2 years and 9 months in 2015 I was sent on a 9 month rotation to Korea after being in Korea my wife asked for a divorce. I...
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    I think I hurt my case

    So I was told that if I passed a fit test, and downplayed my symptoms, I would be allowed to cross train as I was 9A000'ed. I am in good shape besides tons of medical conditions, and passing a fit test hurts really bad, but I could do it any time I wanted, it just really hurts. So I passed the...
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    Total meniscectomy, what can I do?

    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum. Thanks all the experience sharing. I injured my left knee during one training. ACL completely ruptured and medial meniscus complex fractured. The doc fixed my ACL but couldn't fix the meniscus, so I ended up with 90% (if not more) of my medial meniscus been...
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    My Timeline/FT. Leavenworth - U.S. Army

    I'm new to this and been reading over this forums for a while now. My question is with SSDI will my ratings and unfit memo be helpful with my appeal since i was denied 1st time go. Second question if I submit the form to be IU will i need any addition documents. My Med Board process I think was...
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    Wanting to join

    Had surgery to correct a hole in my eardrum. I have scar tissue but hearing is fine. Will this disqualify me from joining.
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    Help: Upcoming TDRL Re-evaluation Board

    Hello, I have a question regarding the TDRL re-evaluation board. How long do they usually take from the moment you are notified to the moment you receive your new rating? Also what is the chance that I'll lose my rating and health insurance? Last September, I was placed on TDRL then...
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    3 prt waivers/2 LIMDU cycles now I can't choose a rate.

    i am an E5 air traffic controller. I had a surgery and was put on a lot of meds. I lost my job because you can't control on these certain meds. Because of a surgery that left me unable to complete a prt for 2 LIMDU cycles I had three full prt waivers. Now after lots of physical rehab I will...
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    Facing Medboard Soon! Any help or advice ?

    I am a SSG and have been in the Army for just over 10 years. I have been having chronic hand pain in both hands and some arm pain for almost two years now. I have had x-rays, MRI's, and recently a nerve study was conducted. I have not been able to receive a diagnosis as of yet. I have been on...
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    Newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic (Air Force)

    Hello all! I'm brand new to this site, and thanks for having me! I have enjoyed reading other posts here, and gaining a little insight into everyone's experiences. I myself have been going thru quite a predicament for the past 6 months, and I wanted to share, and get everyone's...
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    Where should I go from here?

    So here's the story, I injured my back during a deployment back in beginning of 2014. I was pulling out a component that’s pretty heavy (don't know the actual weight, maybe 50lbs or more). Its rack mounted, but got suck diagonally between the rails. (Keep in mind that this part is located in a...
  13. rajeev2liz

    The process

    Ok I was told by my Psychologist my condition would require me getting med boarded that I should think about medical retirement so she went ahead and build my packet and then submitted it to the panel on the 15 June 2016. On the 21 June 2016 They called me verified some admin data and inform me...
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    Scoliosis/possible nerve damage

    I was in the guard for two years. I did split option, got a general discharge for not going to AIT withing two years of signing due to gallbladder removal preventing me from shipping. After basic I had hurt my neck and went to a chiropractor who took x-rays and said I had scoliosis (don't...
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    What is the outcome of a failed PFT test during a C&P Exam? o_O

    As the title states, I failed my PFT during my C&P exam. I've never taken one before so IDK what a failed PFT indicates as far as a diagnosis. What does a failed PFT mean? How will it affect my MEB? Thanks! :D
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    Appreciation Post :D

    I just wanted take a minute to say that I appreciate everyone this site being so helpful and non-judgemental when people post their MEB/PEB stories on here. It makes me happy to know that there is a safe haven for us to express our feelings, our hardships with the MEB process, and to get...
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