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Going back active

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Has anyone ever went back active after being out for a while? I’m set to graduate college in august and I honestly want to go back. Talked to a recruiter and said I have to call the VA to stop payments which I’m honestly fine with. Has anyone done this? If so was the disability hard to get around with MEPs? I’m currently at 20%

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Calling OIG

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Help. I may not use the proper terms for this.

I was just recommended to call OIG by the White House hotline. The hospital my husband attends lied on records about calling him. All higher ups too. He keeps getting treated terribly at this place and I cannot figure out why. Nurses hang up on him, the doctors are impatient and belligerent when you ask to see them more than once a year. He even had a doctor write a nexus letter saying that the only thing that’s wrong with him is that he’s, “Obese.” When he’s diagnosed with a chronic pain condition.

What would OIG do for this? Upon looking into this hospital further, it’s had multiple investigations within the last 7 years. I’m concerned.

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Secondary claim decision made without appointment?

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TLDR; why would a secondary claim have a decision made so quickly(within 10 days)? Is this good? Bad?

I was reevaluated for service connected mental health disabilities. I separated from active navy in 2016 and had a service connected behavioral health condition. Transferred to army guard last year and my behavioral health condition got significantly worse – so I spoke to my leadership and was evaluated on the army side and am being med separated… anyways. I was reevaluated today and the doctor told me what my diagnosis was and it is what I was expecting. However, I have pretty bad migraines and IBS from my anxiety and panic attacks and I claimed those like a week ago. Well I received a notification that a decision was made in my secondary claim and a letter was sent to me. Is this normal?

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Disabled sailors of reddit

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What has been your do’s and dont’s of Navy medical?

I got injured on the job and now have three protruding discs In my back, what should I be weary of and what has been your experiences if you’ve had similar injuries??

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Feel lost have no happiness anymore .

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I have a good job a healthy son a “possible” soon to be ex wife . My marriage has been shit for years now my wife blames the military and me for not trying but I feel like she downplays what I’ve been through the marriage is over in her head and I think I’m realizing it too I have no joy or happiness anymore and everyday I’m mad over the smallest inconvenience I hate feeling this way. I feel like I’m too young to hate my life and just don’t want to be angry and sad anymore . I recently just got out after serving my entire time in the infantry and have had no life experience outside the army . I’m going down a bad path and emotionally feel nothing

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Rounding Out in Final Semester

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Right now I’m set to graduate at the end of spring 2023 with a B.S. in aviation science & management, with a track in advanced flight. To this point the VA has funded all of my flight labs required for the degree in airplanes. I’m entering my final semester and was interested in potentially using the rounding out rule to add on some helicopter courses (my school offers training in both fixed wing and rotary, the student selects either airplane or helicopter “tracks” in conjunction with their B.S.) I only need 4 semester hours in the spring to complete the degree. I approached my SCO this week, but she is new and was unaware of the rounding out policy. The helicopter courses are listed in my program of education. Does this sound like something that is doable under the rounding out policy?

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Va disability, the most important qualification of all!

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I retired after 20 years but it was only in my last 3 years that I realized how crucial va disability is. My last duty station was a command that a lot of active duty retired from and was mostly civilian government employees. The only reason I came to this revelation was because I worked with a retired e9 and he told me that his only regret was not working on his medical issues before retirement and now he is not able to get any va disability claims approved. In my first 17 years, the only thing I knew about disability was sleep apnea. The word on the street was, if you have sleep apnea then you get 50%. I do not have sleep apnea so I took disability out of my mind. Sure, I would have learned more about va disability during taps but it might be too late by that time.

I don’t know if my experience is on the minority, but why is va disability not discussed more often while in service? I have been through hundreds of all hands, command wide training during my career and va disability has never been a topic of discussion. I still have friends in active duty that are nearing retirement. I always remind them to work on their disability qualification. In the end, it is really the only qual that matters above all.

I am USN by the way

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Behavior question

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For years I get home and give my wife a hug and a kiss. I then go to my room in the basement until she tells me it’s dinner time. After eating I’ll stay down there till it time for bed.

I feel bad for this behavior. I don’t sit in the living room and watch TV with them. TBH for me it too loud and bright. I’m also not much interested in the shows they watch.

I find I can’t sit and watch a full episode of a show. I tend to just have something on as noise.

Is it just me or are others experiencing it as well.

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Hazelwood residency

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To give some background I enlisted in Texas and maintained it as my home of record throughout my entire contract. I now recently separated and moved back in with parents until I was able to get into a college. I am now accepted into a Texas college and wanting to use my hazelwood act benefit towards my tuition, but I have 1 issue. We literally moved to Oklahoma 2 months ago so I no longer "currently reside" in TX. I do not own any property myself in TX, but do have other family members in TX that I could possibly stay with but how f'd am I on tuition.

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How do I screen my patient notes online

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I’ve never done it and I’ve been in the va health system about a year and I really wanna start screening them and be better about screening them and following up with health care providers if something doesn’t check out

Just dunno how to do it

I have a healthevet account

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