From my experience, Steel, military medical diagnosis' aren't really up to par with the real world. Without going into extreme detail, the military held me up for 6 months ( missed my opportunity to be a pilot) due to their misdiagnosis of advanced glaucoma. I'd get a second (outside the military) opinion, if I were you.
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