Do ROTC applicants automatically get registered with DoDMERB?

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  1. shanagan

    shanagan Member

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    After finding these boards (I couldn't go crazy alone anymore while waiting for updates on my son's two ROTC scholarship apps - Navy & AF) I've been reading about DoDMERB, and out of curiosity went to log in and see what - if any - the status was there.

    He hasn't had a physical yet and didn't apply to either academy, so I shouldn't be surprised that I got "There is no application matching the social security number or date of birth entered." - right?

    Shan
     
  2. WAMom68

    WAMom68 Founding Member

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    I believe ROTC is only having candidates do the DODMERB physical after they have been offered a scholarship. So until then you don't have to worry about it. My son is in the same boat, only applied for an AFROTC scholarship.
     
  3. shanagan

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    Thanks,that's what I thought. And just when I thought I'd found a new place to login and check the status of something. lol
     
  4. Lesrunmore

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    Shanagan, DoDMERB is the first place I learned that my son received his NROTC scholarship, and he did not apply to any of the service academies. The day after the board met I once again checked that site. Up until then I had been checking and receiving the same message you had. This time it brought up a screen with his name on it and I had to create an account. Once I made a username and plugged in the temp password, they sent me a confirmation email confirming his account and the home page stated that a scholarship offer had been made. Of course we had not seen anything else, so that was our first indication of a scholarship. I was checking DoDMERB as often as I was checking the NROTC website. Don't despair, one day soon you'll see the same screen!
     
  5. shanagan

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    Lesrunmore, what great information, thank you! I am so glad I found these forums!
     
  6. PapaBear

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    How did you check his status on DoDMERB? Do you need a log in? Im just trying to see if I can get a status update as well.
     
  7. aglages

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    I think post #4 in this thread accurately describes the process. Basically you just continue to try to log-in until DoDMERB allows you onto it's site. Until then there is no record and therefor you can't log in. Good Luck!
     
  8. PapaBear

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    Thanks so much Aglages. Your help is appreciated by me and everone else on these boards. Good Luck!
     
  9. aglages

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    You are very welcome PapaBear. I am very happy to share with others the information that I have been fortunate to receive from others. Good Luck to you also!:thumb:
     

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