My husband served in the AF for 15 years. He was diagnosed 5 years in. When convenient, they cut ties with him during a massive downsizing. It had nothing to do with his actual control, they just chose to rid the service of expendable people with medical conditions, despite no change in his medical condition, and quite literally lied about the rationale behind their decision.
The issue we have is he was separated, not retired. He threads the needle of
being “too poorly controlled” to continue serving, and yet “too well controlled” to be retired. How did you who were retired make the case that you required “regulation of activities?” TIA!
And please no nasty grams from people who’ve never served themselves about how people with type-1 shouldn’t serve. Not all careers in the service are like “Platoon,” and he is a marathon runner so clearly can perform rigorous activity.
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