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That makes me feel a little more comfortable if you will agree to lock it. I just do not want anymore ramifications that I sought out assistance is my concern..
I have 19 years in the military. I have an injury that happened while in the military several years ago. I went through a med board that found me fit for duty. (I wanted to be found fit for duty because of being so close to retirement. (16/17 years then) I had a goal to stay in till retirement because I have 2 special needs children that will need life time medical care and that is something that would happen upon my retirement.
I have always put my job first and have great evaluations. I just have an injury but it doesn't stop me from doing my job.
After my medboard I took my PFT and failed part of it because I can't run do to my injury. Even being found fit for duty, I still had documentation I couldn't run. I was told I had to take my yearly pft. I passed 2 parts of it and then the 3rd part, I became injured during the pft and did not pass the 3rd part. (I was still made to take the PFT even with a note that I couldn't run from a military doctor (the one that evaluated me for the med board that had still continued to say I can't run all these years.) I now have a failing score. Even if I would have taken a partial, I would have had a failing score. So, with less than 10 months to go till retirement, I'm being told I can loose everything. Other than providing all the medical documentation of everything over the years, the continued treatment with continued monthly visits to the dr who is trying to fix the issue with different shots, procedures etc. Is there anything to do to secure my retirement so that my children and wife will have medical coverage? 19 years thrown down the drain for an injury that was caused by my job is difficult to swallow.
I am active duty, not reserve or guard. Ill advised by JAG to req the board to fme fit so I would req PLD was found fit but found out afterward can't req PLD unless found unfit. Appealed the board based on that and the appeal was denied. So, now I'm forced to meet the standard of every other full duty member even though I have injuries that make it very difficult to do both fitness evals given the location of the injuries. So it affects every aspect of both tests (pft and cft). I can gut out everything except he run on the PFT due to the length and constant pounding on the low back for that length of time. Can suck up the pain but the body's reaction I can't control and it makes it physically impossible to run any faster because everything spasms, shakes and it's literally out of my control and now the injury running made everything even worse.
What can I do to fight being kicked out and loosing my retirement in just several months?
PLD is perm light duty
Next PFT would not be till Jan 1.
June 1, 2014 on the button. My actual retirement date is 1 July 2014.
Retirement date is already posted by headquarters Marine Corps in my official record. They have already sent all the auto-generated letters and certificates to my command to be presented at the retirement ceremony.
The basis for adsep is going to be, unsat performance for 2 pft failures which basically insuitability to remain standards.
2nd pft failure was just a few weeks ago. They notified me that I will get it in writing on Monday.
It was 2.5 mins over
The MO was going to outright wave the PFT all together but the command said I had to run it since the last score was a failing run time since the last PFT off the med board was failing. Which would have ended up with the same result as a PFT.
Yes, there is medical reason and documentation that has been in my file since the med board. The even the medboard says in their cover letter back to you, just because you were found fit for duty doesn't mean there isn't an injury/issue, it just means you can do your job.
Is it worth mentioning that after failing the PFT coming off the med board (my first fail, not last week's fail) that remedial conditioning was never assigned or directed when I write my statement to go with the package?
OK, thank you!
Yes and I again went to MTF a month ago and the APHCP provider waived the run portion but they made me do it again anyways. He was going to wave the WHOLE PFT but I was verbally counseled that all I was needed to do was get the run portion waved because they would use my last passing run time. I did that, then in the end they said they couldn't do that and said it had to go based on the last time in the system, which is my failed run time in the system. They are not allowed to go beyond that and use the last passing one in the system.
Yes the APHCP did waive it.
The reason I ran it, the command felt that the only option would be to run a PPFT on me. Since the order states in the system they have to use the last run time in the system, to cover the run time on this one, it would have been a failing score regardless. Because the last run time in the system was a failing score off of the med board. (Immediately being taken off the med board I failed.).
I looked in that manual and I can't see where you are stating that but I will keep looking.
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