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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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bob barker

I Have Ptsd And Orders To Deploy

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i had a c&p exam first of the month, i was diagnosed with ptsd and a gaf score of 52. thats about all i know about the report. now i am waiting for my disability % from ptsd and my(forget what they call it) board of appeals apt. about my back arthritis,hearing loss, ringing ears and a couple others since they have all been denied. one week ago i got orders to deploy in oct in support of OIF. i am stuck in a rut about deploying, i know i can get out of it but i might go through with it anyways. i just wish i knew what i would get for my ptsd rating. and will they let me deploy with ptsd?

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Bob:

Welcome to Hadit. If you are deployable don't look for a high rating from VA. If they grant I would guess 30%

If you have PTSD you probably should not go over there. Just my opinion

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I would not deploy if I were you. It may make your PTSD worse. You are going to be subjected to more stressors. A GAF of 52 means you have some serious symptoms.

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thanks for the reply's.

in the army's eyes i am deployable since my army medical records are relatively empty. my VA records on the other hand are a different story. i am planing on going to where my orders tell me to go and just tell them everything is fine and deploy. then come back to the states and continue my VA claim. doing so could this some how mess my claim up?

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i dont think i said this but i am in the IRR and just got orders out of the blue. i got out of the army jan 2008.

what happens if i go to the mobilization and tell them all of my conditions? do i get a medical discharge?

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Have your doctor write a statment that you are unable to deploy at this time due to the severity of your PTSD.

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