Eating disorder waiver or rebuttal?

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  1. dshakey96

    dshakey96 New Member

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    My medical waiver for the naval academy was denied because I had an eating disorder after the age of 13, even though it no longer exists. Does anyone know if it is possible to receive a rebuttal for this condition, and the steps that should be taken?
     
  2. MabryPsyD

    MabryPsyD Dr. G.

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    I can't speak for the Navy, but the Army has a key phrase called "history." If you have a "history" of an eating disorder (current or past), that falls into a behavioral disorder. The Army RARELY waives behavioral disorders. I can only imagine the Navy is more strict than the Army.
     
  3. USAFA83GradWife

    USAFA83GradWife Member

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    I think your best bet is to call DoDMERB directly and ask them. All DQs are handled on a case-by-case basis, so even if someone failed trying a rebuttal, it doesn't mean you would.
     

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