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I am happy with MH rating despite not mentioning MST. Should I ever claim it?


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I have somewhere in my personal files a contemporaneous "restricted report" of some hazing against me that involved forced sodomy. I never claimed it but I do have ratings for depression and anxiety at the most appropriate percentage. Is there a point in me ever claiming MST? I don't know if this is a Pandora's Box that I want to open.

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You can only have one mental health rating.  You already have one.  If you think it will increase it, then start discussing it with your mental health person.  They will notate it.  

I have a mental health rating (PTSD) that states 'non combat', when my stressor is verified as combat related.  This happens a lot.  It keeps some veterans up at night.  It won't change the rating, so don't dwell on it.  I know what it is. Not like I'm going to show someone if it stated 'Combat related'.  

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