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FINALLY 100% Schedular P&T!!

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Hi guys,

as the title implies, i have finally received the news that i am 100% P&T no future exams scheduled.

I did this without any VSO's or any help other than that of my family writing "buddy statements".

I am still involved with my treatment plan, though the depression makes it hard to even do that but i just wanted to say thanks to the people on this forum for all of the help, encouragement, and information.

Previously i was at 80% for:

left carpal tunnel- 10%

Asthma 60%

Allergic Rhinitis 10%

Cystic Acne (due to jet fumes) 30%

My last claimed which i filed on 12/12 and was finalized on 4/4 was for:

bipolar 70%

Tinnitus 10%

For a combined 100%  Permanent and Total.

It took 7 years, but here we are. This wil definitely help me and me family, actually this will change our lives. I know thats pathetic, but my situation is extremely somber.

Thanks guys.

 

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Congratulations @chomperjones! You deserve it comrade! Enjoy!!!

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Congratulation C J  for a Job Well done....Great News for sure News I lOVE TO HEAR!

Enjoy it Buddy.

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Congratulations, on a long hard fought battle with the VA.  Enjoy your family and your life!

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This is Wonderful News Chomperjones!!!!

Some of your claim story is here:

http://community.hadit.com/topic/69245-bipolar-depression-cp-exam-thoughts-timeline/

I am hoping the EED might be better than the Dec 2016 EED you mentioned in that thread but the award letter will tell you more. Was this the same claim they just awarded?

"My last claimed which i filed on 12/12 and was finalized on 4/4 was for:

bipolar 70%

Tinnitus 10%

For a combined 100%  Permanent and Total."

Your statement here says it all:

"It took 7 years, but here we are. This wil definitely help me and me family, actually this will change our lives. I know thats pathetic, but my situation is extremely somber."

It will change your lives, because your honorable military service changed Your life.You deserve this award for your sacrifice.

7 Years........but Nothing is impossible.

Great News!!!!!

 

 

 

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