Procedure The rules and procedures for a medical discharge vary depending on the Service the individual belongs to.Service personnel who are, or have been injured or sick may come before a medical board to have their medical grading assessed or re-assessed. If an individual has been permanently down-graded, and there is a chance of them facing a medical discharge, a certain procedure must be followed. Individuals should ask for this procedure in writing and make sure it is followed, and all time limits are met. This means there is no automatic right of representation. Summary This Technical Information Release (TIR) explains the Massachusetts income tax treatment of U. The TIR concludes that the Barker decision does not negate the validity of the distinction between contributory and non-contributory public retirement plans under G.
If they are appearing before a medical board, they should ask for welfare guidance if they have not been given it.
“Media reports have tried to create an impression, by selective misquoting, that the disability pensions have been slashed.
The truth is that the disability pension for non-battle cases has increased for majority of the personnel.” “There was a dramatized article in the media today describing how the pensions of Army personnel who participated in the surgical strike get cut drastically if they got severely injured during the surgical strike.
These are just a few of the unsolicited responses we receive from Members who have accessed our acknowledged experts in our Pension Advisory Service led by Lt Cdr David Marsh.
“After you made me aware my pension may have been miscalculated, I can only thank you for your time in calculating what it should have been.