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    1. mjburton93
      You said any current perforations is a automatic dq? No waivers will be approved?
    2. SAMom
      Hi Mr. Mullen I have a question? If USNA medically denies an applicant, then how does the applicant request a waiver. USAF has already sent the waiver but nothing from USNA.
      Thank You
    3. Lynpar
      Hi Mr. Mullen, this might be the beginning of a beautiful relationship. My DS has completed physical and optometric exams for dodmerb. Today the dodmets site states all medical forms are in. So I click to check status. Can't sign in, can't create new account. The message :There is no application matching the social security number or date of birth entered.
      Please confirm your SSN and Date of Birth. If these are correct please contact DoDMERB.
      ,,,,,,ds is currently applying to USMMA, USCGA and has completed package for NROTC.
      I interpet as, since NROTC package is awaiting selection it has not been sent to dodmerb. And USMMA is awaiting one letter of recommendation to be complete and reviewed,,,, is this why dodmerb states no application matches the ss# and password? Or has something been entered incorrectly after the physical examination?
    4. moznick007
      Mr. Mullen: I have tried logging in to the dodmerb web site today with the username and temporary password provided by dodmerb today, but I still cannot get in. I wanted to verify status for ROTC; for SAs I was found during the summer to be qualified. Thanks for any help you can give me.
    5. MullenLE
      My computer is down until 5pm MDT 5 Jul. After that, send to
    6. pshellow
      im very new to this forum..and i have questions regarding the dodmerb. how would i contact you?...through hotmail?
    7. MullenLE
      Send your posting to me at and I can assist you better from there. I will reply by tomorrow niight:)
    8. Mark Nielsen
      Mark Nielsen
      Mr. Mullen...

      My son is applying to USAFA and USCGA. He was accepted to both AFASummer Seminar and the USCGA Summer AIM programs. He had allergy shots for a couple of years from age 13-15. He is 18 now no longer has seasonal allergies and off the program. Is this still a DQ? If so, what are his chances of a waiver?

      He is a 4.0 student
      ACT - 32
      Capt of track Team
      many many more....
    9. calicora
      Hello Mr. Mullen

      I just found out today that I was denied a medical waiver for the AROTC. What should I do now?
    10. MullenLE
      I don't use this PM. Send your post to I can assist you better from there.
    11. indepentguy613
      dear sir

      i have been trying to join the military for over 2 years. when i was 15 i had a football accedent resulting in a slight sublication of c6-c7. caused by spondylolysis. the result was a sugary fusing the two vitibra together. this injury happened 5 years ago. i havent had any problems. i have played full contact football, wrestled, boxed, fought ect. with no injury. the neck is fine. i have ALOT of second oppinion from docs. saying im good to go.

      when i was 17 and a half i tried to enlist in the navy; the wavior was denide.
      i dont want to lie to join the military. i know that this is what i want to do. any and all information you have which could help, i would deeply appriciate.

      ive also been going to school and have over 45 units complete with a gpa of over a 3.6. ive talked to my repressentive and he said he is willing to write a letter in support of the waivor.

      any ideas?
    12. MullenLE
      navalacademy12 -cut and paste your message to me at I can assist you better from there.
    13. navalacademy12
      Mr. Mullen,

      I'm a student at McLean High School and I have always wanted to go to the Naval Academy but I have very light asthma. I don't know if I can go but if you could shed some light on my situation and if I can do anything to do something to improve my chances of passing medical examination.

      Thank you,
    14. Joanne Sykes
      Joanne Sykes
      Hi Larry,

      My son, Collin Sykes, is an accepted candidate for the Coast Guard Academy, pending a medical waiver. I have taken numerous steps to provide DODMERB with medical evidence that Collin's brief episode (1 month) of absence seizures at age 5 have not hindered him in any way. I would like your imput on the steps I have taken to date. Thank you, in advance, for your assistance. Joanne Sykes
    15. MullenLE
      Calicora- cut and paste your message to me at I can assist you better from there.
    16. calicora
      I just joined this forum today. I wrote the AROTC requesting a waiver, and I was wondering how I will go about receiving confirmation from the AROTC.
    17. MullenLE
      Candidate Dad - cut and paste your message to me at I can assist you better from there.
    18. CandidateDad
      Hi Larry:

      My son just received his LOA from USAFA and is awaiting news on USNA. He had been DQ'd for a trace concern about asthma....USAFA requested pre- and post-brochodilator tests which he passed and he received medical waiver in late January. Navy and NROTC requested Methacholine challenge test, which he took and passed last Wednesday. Have confirmed with DoDMERB that they received results on Thursday the 12th of March but cannot give me an answer on timing. Understand that MstSgt Park is he file reviewer. Is it possible to get feedback on the review timing and when DoDMERB will puch out to BUMED and Med Director at USNA? As you can imagine, we are anxious to bring closure on the medical waiver with Navy to get final answer on LOA. Please advise. Thanks.

    19. fritos
      Mr. Mullen,
      I know you deal with candidates to the academies and ROTC, however I have a very good friend who was just disqualified for enlisted service in the Army due to asthma. Its been his dream to enlist for as long as I’ve known him and he's crushed about this DQ.
      I was wondering if there is anything you can do, if you could maybe look through his records, or just any advice you have for him.
      Thanks for any help you can offer,

      If you prefer to respond via email my address is:
    20. Vignesh56
      Dear Sir,
      My name is Vignesh Manickam. I am currently a sophomore attending Clarksburg High School in Maryland. I am very interested in going to the United States Naval Academy. Although one medical disqualification is making me think that I fill not receive a nomination. I've had a surgery due to testicular torsion. They could not save one of them and had to remove it. But, that is not affecting my physical standards. I am the captain of the varsity lax team, i can run a mile under 5:30 and most importantly I feel that I am normal. So can u please reply to me if this is an medical condition that can disqualify me? You can contact me at
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