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    IDES/VA Attorney options

    Hello PEB forum, I am new to the forum and would like to reach out for some help from the group. I am trying to find a IDES/VA attorney as I do not wish to use the counsel provided by the MED board office at the naval hospital for lack of confidence in the process and incentive for them. I...
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    Great Lakes TSC: Estimates

    Afternoon! Question: How long to exit the Navy if my PEB board was submitted late December. (If found unfit of course ) I was told 4-6 weeks for fit or unfit/findings then as you know 90 days after that a leave date? Lawyer said it’s “often less than that at Great Lakes” and was wondering if...
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    FT Bliss COVID timeline

    Hello all. Figured I’d post my current timeline in hopes to help someone out to kinda estimate their timeline like I’ve been doing with others. Current AD stationed at Ft Bliss. This timeline might be a little different than most because I was in MAR2 about 2 years ago and was able to fight the...
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    Article 92 during IDES need help

    Before I start I want to say that I have already talked to lawyers at the DSO and they have told me they are unsure about my case since it is unique. I started my medboard back in July just recently finished my c&p exams back in October. In early September I tested positive on urinalysis for thc...
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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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    UNFIT MEMO (if youre waiting on your unfit memo you will want to read this)

    So... it actually upset me to get this news. Its been about two weeks since I signed my NARSUM so this morning sep 14th 2020 I emailed my peblo asking for an update on my Fit/UNfit memo. She replied with "Good Morning, As of Friday, September 14, 2020 the PEB will no longer be sending...
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    UNFIT

    Im hoping the answers here helps others who have the same questions as me... About how long after you signed your NARSUM did you get your FIT/UNFIT MEMO? After being found UNFIT and getting your ratings what is there left in the process to do (im assuming you just wait for your orders and if so...
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    Can Med Board discharge you as a "Condition Not A Disability"?

    Can Med Board discharge you as a "Condition Not A Disability"? I'm Active Duty, USMC and I was put onto a Med Board due to my mental health conditions. In my treatment records from one of the first MTF psychologist I saw, upon arriving to my first duty station, she said my conditions were...
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    How does paying back the severance pay work?

    I'm Active Duty USMC and am on a Med Board. If you end up being offered severance pay and not medical retirement (because of a DOD rating less than 30%), do you have to pay it all back before you can collect ANY VA Disability compensation? I was under the assumption you couldn't even collect a...
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    Any advice on filling out the VA Form 21-0819?

    I'm trying to get ahead of the game, as I haven't been assigned an MSC yet. I heard they will have you fill out part of the VA Form 21-0819 when you meet with them. I was wondering about "Section 11. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS". So, this part isn't a trick or anything correct? This is where I need...
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    PTSD MEB Need help

    I have been in almost 7years. I have been diagnosed with PTSD from an accident when I tried to save a kid from burning in a car. 4 kids died. I lost 30 pounds Don’t get sleep Don’t eat often Nightmares Sometime I can’t drive. Can’t do flames I have no relationship to my family I’m married...
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    PEB formal boards postponed due to Covid-19?

    My PEBLO has informed me that they are currently not hearing any formal boards because of Covid-19. Anyone else confirm this? FYI was rated 70 VA and 0 DOD and was in the process of waiting for an appeal. Thanks for the info in advance.
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    C&P exam procedures changed?

    Have a question for some of you folks on here that are past or rather recently completed the IDES C&P exams at the VA. Is there a new way of conducting ROM tests? My examiner did it “hands on” and via line of sight. Is this the norm for those of you that have gone through it recently? I was...
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    VA Rating Step is delayed by 62 Days already !!!! Need Advice Please...

    I was referred to MEB in Oct 2019. VA Claim was filled on the 07th of Oct 2019. I got my unfit memo dated 10th Dec 2019. As of today (25th Feb 2020), I literally have no clue what is holding my VA Ratings. I have not recieved my 199 yet obviously. Spoke to my PEBLO, he said, he has no clue whats...
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    PTSD IDES Timeline at NMC Portsmouth

    Hi everyone, I've been reading the forums for awhile and I figured I should post my timeline to help others who have started this process. 02JAN19- Put on LIMDU for PTSD MAY19- Provider recommended MEB My provider was a contractor/civilian who just began working with Navy medicine and I was...
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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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    WEST COAST TIMELINE

    Hello all, I just wanted to share my timeline with you all to hopefully share some info with you guys. 05/31/2019- Diagnosed with TBI and Migraines. 12/5/2019- PCM referred me for a MEB 12/18/2019- All signatures acquired for P3 profile. 12/23/2019- referral stage completed. 12/27/2019- VA...
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    Active Duty (21 Years) Need some help on MEB

    Hello everyone. Looking for some insight on my latest and greatest. I've been diagnosed with Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety and Depression. I'm currently in therapy (EMDR) and taking two types of anti-depressants (SSRIs). I've been placed on profile and removed from my AFSC (Member is...
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    Being referred to MEB for chronic migraines

    Hey everyone, I posted about my situation a while back, but I have more questions. I have been seeking treatment for migraines for about a year now to no avail. I have tried Botox, occipital nerve blocks, and a variety of meds with nothing working. I have 15-20 migraines a month, with about 4-5...
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    Additional disability

    Hi everyone, I hope I have a simple question. At what point will I add additional injuries/disabilities to be rated? Will this be at the initial MEB package submission or will this be done during the VA exam or later? Thank you in advance everyone
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