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Hi, everyone,
Im new to this site, thus is not that acquainted with all of the protocols. I'v been intending to apply for CRSC previously but was discouraged after reading about the stories of application denials. My question is, does anyone have an example of an approved CRSC PTSD application? I'm VA rated @ 100% permanently disabled diagnosed with PTSD along with a host other disabilities, however no document that specifically states, the where, when, why, and how. I was deployed in combat on several occasion however how do you validate a condition of PTSD? Can anyone help me out?
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Hi, everyone,
Im new to this site, thus is not that acquainted with all of the protocols. I'v been intending to apply for CRSC previously but was discouraged after reading about the stories of application denials. My question is, does anyone have an example of an approved CRSC PTSD application? I'm VA rated @ 100% permanently disabled diagnosed with PTSD along with a host other disabilities, however no document that specifically states, the where, when, why, and how. I was deployed in combat on several occasion however how do you validate a condition of PTSD? Can anyone help me out?
Thank you
I am currently at an airport, but the following material might be helpful:

Ron
 

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I am currently at an airport, but the following material might be helpful:

Ron
Thank You
 

ovenny.jermeto

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Just got an update on my Crsc back pay...

06/13/2019- Crsc retro statment posted on MyPay

06/18/2019- CRSC back pay date
 

GreenBeanie

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Long time lurker; Figured I'd throw in my lot since this thread has helped me out.

Medically retired - 28 Mar 19
Submitted CRSC Packet - 3 May 19
Approval Letter - 2 Jun 19

Obviously still waiting on the financial side of things. I was 40% DOD, 100% VA and 100% CRSC.
I can attribute the speedy processing to the fact that I have a couple of purple hearts / Valor awards and a CIB along with awesome leadership who privided me with the sworn statements from the events.
I was also helped by my AW2 Advocate who emailed in the packet (apparently alot safer than faxing / mailing). When I spoke to the lady on the phone, she said the average time is 3-7 months but did omit that how you structure your packet does impact how long it takes to process. For those interested, I had the form, followed by my narrative (about a page), followed by medical information (pulled from tricareonline) pertaining specifically to the injury. I also highlighted specific information to help the adjudicator to hone in on pertinent info.

If anyone has any questions, just shoot me a message
 

Jshepherd

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Hello all! I am looking for any insight or information on who I can contact to get the correct information! I was approved for CRSC and started receiving payment as of November 2018. Mypay statements have a CRSC start date of Oct. 1, 2012, which I would think is what my retro pay would date back to. (correct me if I'm wrong) after waiting 120 days from first payment I called DFAS to inquire on audit and was told the audit restarted in December and to call back in 1 month. Called back a month later and was told still processing to call back in one month... This went on for several months then was told I could send a message to processers and call back 1 week later to get the reply and of course the reply was it is still processing.

Last month when calling I was told the audit was completed and I am in Q for processing payment and should call back in a month if I have not received payment. Call back today and the representative tells me my audit was started in May 2019 and I need to allow 120 days for processing .... After asking for a supervisor she hangs up on me and when I call back the new representative tells me my audit is complete and I will receive no back pay. Seems I get wildly different answers every time I call and can not understand how they come to the conclusions they tell me. Any insights or advice??
 

RonG

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For consideration.

You could contact the Director, Retired Pay if you feel it is warranted.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
U.S. Military Retired Pay
Attn: Director Roland Wadge
8899 E 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249-1200

Fax
Please include your full name, daytime phone number, social security number and signature on all written correspondence.
Fax Retired Pay: 800-469-6559
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Ron
 

RonG

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Jshepherd,

This is an addition to my post about contacting DFAS.

Some general info.

Prior to 1 January 2013, there was a problem in the law that allowed CRSC for Chapter 61 retirees (disability). The flaw was termed the "CRSC Glitch" and maparker of this board wrote extensively about it. You could use the forum's search feature to find maparker posts. The glitch precluded some retirees from any CRSC. The change in law, which was not retroactive, became effective 1 January 2013.

CRSC is not payable for any period the retiree did not waive retired pay in order to receive VA compensation. CRSC replaces some or all of the waived retired pay.

Some retirees have residual (left over) retired pay after the retired pay is reduced by the amount of VA compensation. In those cases the residual retired pay reduces the amount of CRSC. Sometimes that causes zero CRSC.

I do not know why you did not receive retroactive CRSC; I am just stating some general info which may or may not apply.

If your contact with DFAS does not result in a satisfactory answer, perhaps you should consider contacting a senator or representative from your state about the matter.

Ron
 

ultrapc1969

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Medically retired - 28 Mar 19
Submitted CRSC Packet - 3 May 19
Approval Letter - 2 Jun 19

Obviously still waiting on the financial side of things. I was 40% DOD, 100% VA and 100% CRSC.
I can attribute the speedy processing to the fact that I have a couple of purple hearts / Valor awards and a CIB along with awesome leadership who privided me with the sworn statements from the events.
I was also helped by my AW2 Advocate who emailed in the packet (apparently alot safer than faxing / mailing). When I spoke to the lady on the phone, she said the average time is 3-7 months but did omit that how you structure your packet does impact how long it takes to process. For those interested, I had the form, followed by my narrative (about a page), followed by medical information (pulled from tricareonline) pertaining specifically to the injury. I also highlighted specific information to help the adjudicator to hone in on pertinent info.

If anyone has any questions, just shoot me a message
It looks like from time of approval to first payment about 1 month 12 days for first payment and about total 4 months and 14 days for final paymeny and back pay avG.
 

ShadowStalker

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It looks like from time of approval to first payment about 1 month 12 days for first payment and about total 4 months and 14 days for final paymeny and back pay avG.
I received my first payment March 1st. Im still waiting to see if I receive any back pay. Also I've noticed that mypay still hasn't updated the CRSC pay statement. Last statement was May 21st. Do you still have this same issue?
 

ShadowStalker

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They finally finished my Audit. I called today. They said I don't get back pay and I don't owe them. They said I broke even. Im not complaining.
I got 35,000 from 10% serverance pay. It was combat related. Which I never had to pay back after getting VA pay.
I went through the PDBR and got medically retired. Then got my CRSC.
Also they said the 6 year limitations don't apply to the soldiers who went through the PDBR process.
 
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