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SITREP-John

Post by urum » September 5th, 2016, 5:36 pm

Rangers, it all begins tomorrow. Thank you all for all the information and insight that has been provided through this website. I look forward to bringing good news throughout every part of my journey.
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by xray » September 6th, 2016, 3:44 am

Good luck, have fun and check in when you can. Listen and succeed
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by Jim » September 7th, 2016, 8:09 am

urum wrote:Rangers, it all begins tomorrow. Thank you all for all the information and insight that has been provided through this website. I look forward to bringing good news throughout every part of my journey.
-John
I expect great things from you and all the mentees. Never, never quit!
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by urum » April 9th, 2017, 12:59 pm

Rangers, I apologize for the delay in posting a SITREP, I haven't really been sure what to say. Week 12 of 16 I developed a chronic knee pain and hip pain, I tried to tough it out but was noticed by my senior platoon sgt. With a noticeable limp after a buddy carry, he told me to go to sick call the next day. After I went it was found that I don't have much holding my knee together and my hip isn't doing much better. I was pulled from training with 2 weeks until going to camp bullis. I tried to get better through physical therapy but after 6 weeks I saw no results. They've reccomended me for med board and at this point there's not much I can do. They're pushing me through the process.I'm kind of lost in direction at this point, before I was injured I was running a 285 pt test and was top in my class for EMT and whiskey phase, I was one of the few option 40's in my class that was excited for the path ahead, I was confident i could do great things in my career. They told me I should be out by June/July and should be getting a more specific diagnosis within a few weeks. I'll post updates as soon as they come in.
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by urum » April 16th, 2017, 5:32 pm

Roger, Ranger Jim.
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by xray » April 28th, 2017, 1:01 pm

John, good luck and thanks for updating us. Injuries occur happen and sometimes out of your control. It sounds like you have the mental to stay with the injury, sometimes the body just can't stay together.

Based upon what you have told us, a DOC told you that your done... You didn't quit, keep your head up and continue to stay positive. Your life is just going to take a different path to serve.

Heal up and drop in and let us know how things are. Good luck
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by Jim » May 4th, 2017, 10:41 am

John, Please keep us updated on your progress. What tasks, if any, are you getting as you continue your journey?
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by urum » May 5th, 2017, 6:50 am

Roger Ranger xray.
I definitely tried to heal and did everything in my power to come back but the doctors here weren't very optimistic. They've said it'll be 8-12 month before I'm 100% again. But that's the good news is I'll eventually be healthy again.

Ranger Jim,
Right now I'm just going through the process of the medboard and I'm about halfway through. As far as long term goals the main one is to become healthy again. After that I want to come back. I'm not done with the army, the army is just done with me for now. I don't feel as though I've repaid the debt I owe to this country yet. I'm looking to get out and use my GI bill to get through paramedic school and fire academy which I've started studying up on while I'm stuck here,get married and hopefully get to a point where I can get back to fighting(mma). I know returning to active duty will be a long and hard process but in the 8 months I've been in I've found this is the environment I thrive in and want to be in so I'll be back.
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by Jim » May 11th, 2017, 7:27 am

John, another week has come and gone. Continue to fully heal yourself and ensure that you maintain all the paperwork so that when you are finally discharged from the Army, you have the documentation to deal with the VA. Never, never quit!
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by urum » May 11th, 2017, 8:50 pm

Roger, Ranger Jim
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by Jim » May 24th, 2017, 11:53 am

John, Please continue to keep us updated on your progress.
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Re: SITREP-John

Post by urum » May 25th, 2017, 6:02 am

Roger Ranger Jim.
I'm looking at about another 3-4 months here before I'm out. I'll be going on leave soon so it'll be nice to get away for a bit. I'm going to take the opportunity to get checked out by my orthopedic surgeon back home and see what he says about recovery times and if I'll ever be back to 100%.
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