Early letters of Appointment

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  1. njbaseball

    njbaseball Member

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    I was told that there is such a thing as "early letters of Appointment" Is this true, and what does it take to get one?
     
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    LadderdaddyO Founding Member

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    Early letters of Appointment are few and far between and believe reserved for highly qualified student and athletes. I believe.
     
  3. Memphis9489

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    I'm pretty sure that even those who are "guaranteed" an appointment - like the son/daughter of a Medal of Honor awardee - have to be qualified. I've never heard of an "early appointment" without having received a nomination or completed any of the normally required steps along the way.

    I think the original poster may have been referring to the "Letter of Assurance" which is a contingent offer of appointment.
     
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    Here we go again. A Letter of Assurance (LOA) may be given to highly qualified candidates. They are few and far between. Some have stated that there may be approximately two hundred awarded each year out of seventeen thousand applicants. No one knows what it takes to get one and no one knows how many are awarded. Concentrate on your application and your nomination process. If a person receives a LOA their appointment is contingent upon them completing all other appointment requirements. That means they have to pass the CFA, pass DoDMERB, have a good B&G interview, get a nomination and keep up their grades. Your goal is an appointment not a LOA.
     
  5. njbaseball

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    I did have the words mixed up. I have read so much on here I was getting a little confused. Thank you AF6872 for your response. I can understand where you are coming from. We need just to concentrate on getting the appointment.
     

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