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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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Glossary Term
Feb 24, 2023

Designated 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 DoDM 6025.18.

Glossary Term
Feb 24, 2023

Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD)

A program that allows a service member on full-time active duty (including members of the National Guard, Reserves, or Coast Guard) with a known separation date in the next 90 to 180 days to apply for disability benefits before separation.

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Feb 24, 2023

Unfitting Condition

A disability that prevents a service member from performing the duties of their office, grade, rank, or rating. These duties include those performed during a remaining period of Reserve obligation.

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Feb 24, 2023

Physical Evaluation Board Findings (PEB Findings)

The PEB’s record of proceedings, which includes the fitness decision, code, and percentage rating for each unfitting and compensable condition, stability and permanency of the disability, and administrative determinations.

Glossary Term
Feb 24, 2023

Veteran

A person who served in the active military and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.

Glossary Term
Feb 24, 2023

Compensable Unfitting Condition

A service-connected medical condition incurred or aggravated in the line of duty that prevents the service member from reasonably performing the duties of their office, grade, rank, or rating due to physical disability; and meets the statutory criteria pursuant to Title 10, United States Code for entitlement to disability retired or severance pay.

Glossary Term
Feb 24, 2023

Line Of Duty Determination (LOD Determination)

An inquiry used to determine whether a service member incurred an injury or disease while in a qualified military duty status; whether it was aggravated by military duty; and/or whether incurrence or aggravation was due to the service member’s intentional misconduct or willful negligence.

Glossary Term
Feb 24, 2023

Medical Evaluation Board Process (MEB Process)

For service members entering the DES, 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.

Glossary Term
Nov 10, 2022

Permanent Limited Duty

The continuation on active duty or in the Ready Reserve in a limited-duty capacity of a Service member determined unfit because of disability evaluation or medical disqualification; however, the Service member is entitled to reconsideration for separation or retirement based on their previous physical evaluation board results.

Glossary Term
Nov 10, 2022

Final Reviewing Authority

The final approving authority for the findings and recommendations of the physical evaluation board (PEB).

Glossary Term
Nov 10, 2022

Competency Board

A board consisting of at least three medical officers or physicians (including one psychiatrist) convened to determine whether a member is competent (capable of making a rational decision regarding his or her personal and financial affairs).

Glossary Term
Nov 10, 2022

Clear and Unmistakable Evidence

Undebatable information that the condition existed before military service and was not aggravated by military service (i.e., evidence that cannot be misinterpreted and misunderstood). In other words, reasonable minds could only conclude that the condition existed prior to military service from a review of all of the evidence in the record.

Glossary Term
Nov 10, 2022

Instrumentality of War

A vehicle, vessel, or device designed primarily for military service and in use by a military service at the time of the occurrence or injury.

Glossary Term
Nov 10, 2022

Non Duty Related Medical Conditions

Conditions that were neither incurred nor aggravated while the active component or reserve component member was in a qualified military duty status.

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