2 year limit

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  1. rotcdonde

    rotcdonde Member

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    I know that the "qualified" status is good for 2 years from the date of the original exam...but do cadets have to do another full exam every 2 years, or just fill out paperwork? It seems like a stressful process to have to completely redo every few years...
     
  2. MullenLE

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    DoDMERB exams are valid for 2 years from the date of the medical exam to GET INTO an Academy or ROTC program. It has nothing to do with once they are IN an Academy or ROTC program.:thumb: If that doesn;t answer your question send me an email Larry.Mullen@dodmerb.tma.osd.mil:thumb:
     
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    Oh...that makes a lot more sense!

    Do cadets/officers have to be re-qualified after any amount of time though, or is it, once you're qualified you're permanently qualified?
     
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    ^^^
    There is a very thorough pre-commissioning physical that Academy grads take during their 1/c year.
     
  5. MullenLE

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    Service Academy applicants undergo a commissioning exam either as a Junior (final semseter) or Senior (1st semester)(Academy dependent). ROTC folks get a commissioning exam during the same period. Each Service accomplishes that task differently, but the goal is the same. Once on AD, there is a 5 year Health Assessment. Furter examination may be warranted, based on the results of that assessment.:thumb:
     
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    generally though, those who qualified in the first place usually pass the commissioning exam, right? does that also go through dodmerb or is it through something else?
     
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    Yes, unless something changes in a person's health status, it is exepected those that passed their DoDMERB or were waived to get IN, will pass their commissioning exam.

    DoDMERB serves to get folks INTO commissioning programs. The Service Academies conduct the commission exams to get them conmmissioned. AROTC has all their folks undergo their "commissioning exam" @ LDAC at Ft Lewis WA; the AFROTC does it at their camp at Maxwell AFB AL; the Navy and Marine Corps have various ways of completing theirs.:thumb:
     

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