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I’m currently on drill status (MDAY). The VA psychologist I have been seeing has written several letters to my command requesting I be excused from drilling due to worsening PTSD symptoms. The command in my unit has been less than supportive and is going against the advice of this professional. Is there anything I can do? I feel like being in the drill environment puts me in a much worse state leading up to, during and after drill weekends.

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