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Retirement certificate

August 24th, 2010 1 comment

Received a giant retirement certificate from the Marine Corps this past weekend. The package also contained an official “U.S. Marine Corps – Retired” lapel pin.

Turns out this is the same certificate even retiring generals receive.

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Received my TDRL packet

January 19th, 2009 2 comments

I finally received the packet with all of my TDRL (Temporary Disability Retirement List) information in it. It contained information explaining my benefits as well as instructions for my time on the TDRL. I basically need to see a military doctor every 18 months, keep the Marines informed of any change of address or other significant changes (marriage, children, etc), and choose a Tricare health insurance plan.

As for it aiding my VA registration dilemma, it sadly didn’t help at all.

The packet also contained something I didn’t expect to receive. Read more…

From last night’s Jeopardy

April 11th, 2008 1 comment

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Some incision photos

March 25th, 2008 2 comments





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Surgery pushed back one week

January 31st, 2008 2 comments

So I just got a call from the surgeon’s office in NYC. They are pushing my surgery back a week. Apparently the surgeon called his scheduling office today and told them them to move all his appointments. That means the surgery will now be on February 26th.

Surgery date

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