Medical Turnback

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  1. AVT

    AVT USAFA 2015

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    What happens to an Appointee that has to be medically turn-backed from USAFA on I-Day?
    Do they need to pay for their ticket back, and are they automatically accepted next year depending on the reason?
     
  2. Christcorp

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    "I" day isn't the deciding factor. The day AFTER "I" day is the key. The day after "I", you take your "OATH". If you make it to that day, then if you get medically turned back any time during BCT, you automatically get your slot back next year. "Assuming the medical condition that got you turned back has been resolved".

    If you DON'T make it to the 2nd day and take your oath; e.g. a person fell OFF the bus on the first day, messed up their knee, and got sent home... Then you have to start the ENTIRE PROCESS OVER AGAIN for next year. "Sucks, doesn't it". DON'T FALL OFF THE BUS!!!!

    To answer the other part of the question: The air force will pay for your trip back home if you get turned back. Hope this helps.... mike....
     
  3. AVT

    AVT USAFA 2015

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    Thank you.

    I will have to provide medical records on I-Day of a minor injury I sustained after my DoDMERB qualification. I assume then that USAFA's determination on my condition will be made prior to the Oath?
     
  4. jwalsh1

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    I thought you had to send anything like that straight to DoDMERB like as soon as you get your hands on it?
     
  5. AVT

    AVT USAFA 2015

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    I believe it was too late in the game to go through an evaluation from them, so I was told I will be evaluated at USAFA.
    Recently appointees received an email for medical forms to fill out pertaining to qualifying for aviation activities at USAFA.
     

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