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devildog1978

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I do not know which is the best forum to post this question in. I received my paperwork from the Marine Corps today placing me in the PDRL. I was rated at 40% for rheumatoid arthritis. I got out as an E-4 with 5 years of service. I currently receive 60% disability from the VA. How does being being transfered to the PDRL affect me? I have done several Google searches and I have been unable to find anything.

On a seperate but connected note, last year (while on TDRL) I received paperwork from DFAS of retirement pay I supposedly received. I never saw a penny of it in my account. Is that because my VA rating is higher? I apologize for my ignorance, but I have found this disability stuff to be extremely confusing.

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'Coop'

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Coop, Wish I knew info to pass onto you, but I am sure those familiar with your issues will chime in probably tomorrow. Hang in there and good luck with your searches.

I did search www.vawatchdog.org and found 6 displays for Temp Disability Retired List, and also 27 displays for DFAS, as they write many retirees have been left out of retro by mistake...Go to the search button on this site to read these posts. Couldn't find anything yet on PDRL...seems permanent is not listed here. This site will close in Feb2011 so look it up asap and see if you might get some help.:rolleyes:

Looks like it is for those with 20 or more though.

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Look uo 10 usc chapter 61. Chapter 61 retirees get shafted according to what I have read.

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