1. W

    A few hidden facts about your medboard

    Good afternoon all, I myself have been going through a med-board, (see my recent post below) and I wanted to share a couple of interesting tidbits I have found. If you are approaching the date of your separation from your contract, you can waive the retention the coast guard will give you to...
  2. V

    Question about P&T (VA)

    Thank you all in advance. Six months ago I’ve finished my re-evaluation exam. My disability rating was 30% DoD and 100% VA. I was on TDRL and now moved to PDRL. Although my DOD rating is now permanent, the VA rating still showing temporary. What can I do to make my 100% VA rating P&T?
  3. W

    Quick question. Going TDRL to PDRL.

    I just got my results today and I was told I'll be getting moved from TDRL 100% to PDRL 30%. I just have one question. Will I be issued a new DD214 stating that I'm permanently retired? My original had TDRL written on it. Thanks in advance!
  4. C

    Federal employment after seperation

    Not sure if this is the best place to post this but I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I was told at one point during my MEB that I need to be careful with federal employment if I am medically retired from the military. I was going through a lot at the time and didn't...
  5. A

    TDRL Medical Marijuana Risk losing PDRL?

    I know there are many posts like this but I have found none that have a solid answer. I am about to be placed on TDRL for Major Depressive Disorder along with many other smaller conditions rated to a total of 70 mil 90 va. I plan on getting a medical marijuana card to help with anxiety and...
  6. rocky8289

    Updating your TDRL retiree ID Card to PDRL 65th Birthday?

    How to update your retiree ID Card that is about to expire if you were transferred from TDRL to PDRL? For instance, your TDRL ID expires in 4 months, but the PEB final reevaluation recommended remove you from TDRL to PDRL... How do you update your old retiree ID with a new expiration date until...
  7. 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...
  8. Z

    Choices available

    If the referring condition comes back at 30% or more and you are at 15 years of service; can you elect to deny the retirement and choose the severance? I understand all the benefits but looking at all options for my family right now.
  9. U

    TDRL re-evaluation affecting VA rating

    Good evening, all, I was medically separated a little over two years ago from the USMC and placed on the TDRL for mental health. I was rated 70% by the DoD for my mental health condition and 100% by the VA for a combination of conditions. In April I had my first re-evaluation. The civilian I...
  10. M


    I am on the TDRL. I have exhausted all appeals to be transferred to PDRL. It has been 3 months since the decision. I haven't heard anything from personnel or gotten orders to be separated. Any idea what might be going on? I need to get something before I can appeal to the Board of Corrections.
  11. W

    Question about 100% VA disability with SMC-S

    To start off, I was medically retired, TDRL, September of 2017. IDES found me unfit, and the VA rated my referring condition at 100%. When I got my formal letter in the mail after I retired, my other conditions totaled over 60%, so I then was eligible for SMC-S. I have a few questions about all...
  12. P

    TFSC says, therefore the member is not eligible to receive a retirement DD 214

    All, So, my IDES LOD from 2010 and reoccurrence in 2015, is complete and I have a DOD 60% rating and retirement orders effective 31DEC18. I am Air National Guard and in drill status since coming off MEDCON orders in JUL2012. Today (19DEC18) I get the email listed below. Not sure what it means...
  13. CorazonDeOro

    AFBCMR questions - PDRL

    Hey all, I'm about 18 months into the BCMR process, having received all favorable advisory opinions. Both opinions recommended MEB/PDRL/30%. Hopefully, I'm close to a board decision, but you know how that goes. In any case, I have questions: 1) I am not eligible for either CRDP (11 years TIS)...
  14. Aub24G

    TDRL to PDRL

    Hello! I read this forum frequently and I am going to lay my question out as clear as possible! Bear with me Placed on TDRL for PTSD/MDD @ 50% DOD Total combined rating with the VA 80% (30% tension headaches, 10% back condition, 10% wrist condition, 10% hip condition) I received my letter...
  15. C

    Retirement Orders

    What is typically the timeline to receive your retirement orders? I was placed on PDRL and signed my 199 almost two weeks ago. My PEBLO has kept me in the dark during this whole process and it's been really frustrating. Is there anywhere I can check to see what the status is? I really need to...
  16. SCWO19

    IPEB Memo

    Received the IPEB memo today from my PEBLO. States unfitting: PTSD and major depressive disorder recurrent. From what I've read and heard, it's difficult to go straight to PDR with behavioral healthl issues, but I've been treated for this for approximately 5 years. Does the usage of...
  17. K

    Increased VA disability rating and a petition for transfer to PDRL

    I was separated from active duty in 1967 following an TBI. My rating was 10%. Over the years, my service-connected condition has worsened, resulting in an increased rating from the VA of 43%. My VSO has appealed this rating. I petitioned the Navy Personnel’s Assistant for BCNR Matters to...
  18. P

    EAS'd as PDRL but got TDRL Exam Orders

    First, I want to thank this PEB board for the help in my successful medical board last year. I was assigned to the PDRL with 50% DOD and 100% VA in November 2016. However, I received a letter from HQMC TDRL board telling me to make an appointment as part of my routine 18 month TDRL...
  19. jeremymays92

    Question on TDRL Re-Exam & VA C&P Exam Process?

    I just received a phone call that I am being scheduled for a 2nd VA C&P Exam on February 22nd. Just 3 weeks ago I was re-evaluated for the 1st time by the Air Force since I was placed on TDRL. The Doctor told me their recommendation and that it was to remain at 100%, permanent retirement and...
  20. P


    Hello, I'm new to the PEB forum. I have my first TDRL reevaluation coming up, I've been in several Medications (9 different pills day) for over 3 years. Does the TDRL Reevaluation checks if you are taking them or not? Sometimes I just take five or six of them. Not smoke, drink or illegal drugs...
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