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Meeting References

Search for meeting agendas, minutes and other meeting references for future and past meetings (i.e. Defense Health Board, Beneficiary Advisory Panel, DoD P&T Committee, etc.)

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Nov 10, 2022

Retention Control Point

The number of years a Service member may serve at a particular rank.

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Nov 10, 2022

Presumption

An inference of the truth of a proposition or fact reached through a process of reasoning and based on the existence of other facts. Matters that are presumed need no proof to support them, but may be rebutted by evidence to the contrary.

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Nov 10, 2022

Elective Surgery

Surgery that is not essential, especially surgery to correct a condition that is not life-threatening; surgery that is not required for survival.

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Proximate Result

A permanent disability the result of, arising from, or connected with active duty, annual training, active duty for training, or IDT, to include travel to and from such duty or remaining overnight between successive periods of IDT. The proximate result statutory criterion for entitlement to disability compensation under Chapter 61 of Title 10, U.S.C. does...

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Nov 10, 2022

Medical Evaluation Board (MEB)

For Service members entering the disability evaluation system, the MEB conducts the medical evaluation on conditions that potentially affect the Service member’s fitness for duty. The MEB documents the Service member’s medical condition(s) and history with an MEB narrative summary as part of an MEB packet. 

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Nov 10, 2022

Disability Advisory Council

A Department of Defense (DOD) only group that evaluates Disability Evaluation System (DES) functions, identifies best practices, addresses inconsistencies in policy, discusses inconsistencies in law, addresses problems and issues in the administration of the DES, and provides a forum to develop and plan improvements.

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Nov 10, 2022

Personal Representative

A person designated to make DES decisions for the Service member. This could be a court-appointed guardian or a representative in accordance with DoDI 6025.18.

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Nov 10, 2022

Rank

The order of precedence among members of the military services.

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Office

A position of duty, trust, and authority to which an individual is appointed.

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Grave

Very serious: dangerous to life-used of an illness or its prospects.

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Nov 10, 2022

Rating

The name (e.g., “Boatswain’s Mate”) prescribed for service members of a military service in an occupational field.

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Acute

Characterized by sharpness or severity.

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Nov 10, 2022

Accepted Medical Principles

Fundamental deductions, consistent with medical facts, that are so reasonable and logical as to create a virtual certainty that they are correct. The Service PEB will state with specificity the basis(es) for the conclusion.

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Nov 10, 2022

Non-Active Duty (NAD)

Service members not on active duty orders, to include service members on active duty for 30 days or less or on inactive-duty training.

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