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  1. B

    Surgery during MEB process

    I am currently in a geographically separated unit, on AGR orders with the Air Force Reserve and see civilian doctors. I’ve been in the AF DES process since 31 Oct 2018. I’m being evaluated for multiple lumbar issues to include severe degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, multiple bilateral...
  2. A

    Med board and surgery

    My husband has just started the process for the med board. He did not meet the PEBLO yet but he received the Memorandum that explains several policies. He had a surgery scheduled for yesterday and it was approved by his medical provider for the varicocele. Today a person from PEBLO called to...
  3. B

    Can I start MEB process and get surgeries after seperation?

    Hello, Quick Background: Conditions: Right knee, Right Ankle, Left Shoulder. Right knee - I have had 4 surgeries, 2 ACL reconstructions, High Tibial Osteotomy, 2 PLC reconstructions, Full Meniscal Transplant. Current status of knee, ACL is torn again, Severe arthritis, Mensicus is a mess, very...
  4. S

    Knee surgery and ratings?

    Shortly after I joined I fell from a wall. Resulting in me having a complete fracture of femoral condyle. I had immediate surgery and 9months of therapy. I also had a second surgery to remove screws. The knee was fine but now hurts constantly and gets inflamed easily. Thinking of seeing a doc...
  5. J

    2 ACL surgeries and now PEB

    So I tore my ACL in my right knee back in 2011 and it never got properly treat by Navy medical. That was when my pain began, but they didn't even do an x-ray. I continued to run, jump, hike, etc. on it and pain got worse and worse. Complained about it again in 2013 and again was treated...
  6. Navy_Pride

    NMCSD M.E.B.

    Hello Everyone. I have been following all these forum's for some time, anticipating the inevitable of going up for a Med Board. A little History about my situation. I am an E-6 with over 13 years Active Duty. I joined the Navy in June 2003. In 2006 I started to have mild back pain. To make a...
  7. K

    Sciatica, Bulging Disc MEB? What to expect?

    For what it's worth my name is Kevin. I have been in 3 1/2 years. July of 2014 (6 months after getting to my unit) I sustained an injury during a sports pt event playing football. My back immediately started hurting, and shortly thereafter I went to our Battalion Aid Station to get checked out...
  8. Jpg81

    Recommended for MEB. 4 Knee surgeries

    Hello, I was recently recommended for MEB by the unit PA. I agree that it is a good option for me as well. I have my fit for duty evaluation tommorow as a matter of fact. I tore my ACL while deployed in 2011, that injury cause a complete ACL tear, partial MCL tear and medial meniscus tear. I...
  9. L

    Can I stay in the military with this condition?

    I have been in the Army National Guard for 10 years. Back in May I was diagnosed with an auto immune disease called ulcerative colitis. Basically my immune system is attacking my otherwise healthy colon. It has failed adequate response to treatment thus far. After discussing it with my civilian...
  10. Mr. Adam

    CRSC increase for a secondary condition?

    Hello All, I am currently working on getting a service-connected left shoulder injury I have to be deemed combat-related and eligible for CRSC. They have received my submission so I'm just waiting on their findings. My right shoulder also has a service-connected rating. I believe my right...
  11. Mr. Adam

    Does VA outsource and cover surgery they cannot perform??

    After being frustrated with the VA's lack of initiative in helping me find a solution to a very complex shoulder problem that I have, I started to look elsewhere and have found a surgeon that is willing to do a shoulder replacement, which is what I have needed for some time now. This shoulder...
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