Hearing Loss and ROTC

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  1. cwoolard

    cwoolard New Member

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    My name is Chris I've been looking at these forums for quite some time and wanted to ask a question myself.

    Basically my question is, is it hard to get a waiver for hearing loss. I am afraid when i go get the DODmerb physical that this will DQ me. I have been wanting to join the Army for as long as i can think of, and i don't want this 1 thing to hold me back. I can hear people fine I can hear whispers fine I don't have to have people repeat themselves, honestly if i would have never told you you would've never known i had a hearing loss. Any help or answers would be appreciated thank you.
     
  2. Pima

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    DO the DodMerb, if you need a waiver, than MullenLE will try to assist you for a waiver. However, there are regs, and some are waived, some aren't.

    Don't put the cart before the horse. For all you know your hearing might not be an issue, but if you took accutane that could be an issue.

    At this point there is nothing you can do until you take the DodMerb and get results. Once you get the results for the entire DodMerb exam, then you can deal with the waiver if it is needed. Like I said in the last paragraph, you may placing too much attention to one aspect and missing another that could dq. Take the DodMerb and then address what is needed.

    Good luck
     
  3. MullenLE

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    cwoolard = Cut and paste your posting (if you haven't already ); provide son's full name and last 4 SSN; and send to me in an email to larry.Mullen@dodmerb.tma.osd.mil. I can assist U better from there. I will be all caught up on responses by midnight (MDT) Sat 16 Oct:thumb:
     
  4. justinbill46

    justinbill46 New Member

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    you know i am in the same boat as you are...but i wont be able to do the dodmerb until i get back to the states, i am in afghanistan right now...let me know how it all works out for you tho
     
  5. MullenLE

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    I've replied to JustinBill46 already:thumb:
     
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    thanks again mr. mullen...i actually ended up calling cadet command and im having the general surgeon review my stuff. i still cant thank you enough for the information you gave me.
     
  7. MullenLE

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    U R entirely welcome. Good luck:thumb:
     

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