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You titled your original post with "major depressive disorder with unspecified anxiety disorder".

Is that a diagnosis from the VA or from a private doctor?

I hope you realize that many veterans over past decades , have had emergency contacts via the Red Cross, and gained emergency leave.

Even if this leave appears in the 201 file, it might have no info whatsoever on why you got the leave.

I understand that Command has to approve the leave- the Red Cross only makes the request.

Many inservice military ,for decades, have had requests like this from the Red Cross-

I know I can have family generate buddy statements attesting to such, but I'm not really comfortable talking to my family about this at this point in time and would prefer to use hard proof of the event. Any help or recommendations anyone can provide would be appreciated"

It happened a long time ago but maybe the Red Cross would have a record of the request.

However that does not prove what happened to give you these MH disabilities.

Perhaps you should talk to your family about it- because the VA will want to know what happened anyhow.

They will need "hard proof". 

I will post the link to the Red Cross-

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When you cam back from the leave, did your behavior change in any way,that would show you experienced anxiety and depression, while on leave?

 

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