While it is not official, it looks as if the VA has agreed that SGT Mark has lifetime of service-related injuries with which he will have to deal. We have mixed emotions about all of this. On the upside, he should be able to apply for an honorable discharge ending the threat of an individual ready reserve mobilization and ending the harassing phone calls from Army Reserve recruiters.
On the other hand, I wouldn't wish a lifetime of pain on anyone, much less my son.
He never complains....just goes about his business...because he was ....and is....and will always be....a Red Falcon paratrooper.
1-325 Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne, the All American division. All the way. Let's Go!!!!
On to the next chapter.