Mental Disqualification Q

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  1. captaintexas

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    What steps would someone recommend if you are 98% sure your DODMRB examination will list you as disqualified because of past mental conditons? (therapy & antidepressants)

    Is persuing the waiver a good idea or should I accept that it probably won't work and move on?
     
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    Whilst a waiver is responsibility of the Academy you wish to attend, perhaps Larry Mullen can help you...


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    Thank you. I appreciate your help.
     
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    There is a 100% guarantee that someone who doesn't apply to a SA/ROTC program, having a illness/injury/condition/disease/etc that would be determined to NOT meet standards, will NOT receive a waiver.

    Translated, until you go through the process, you just won't know if a waiver will be considered, granted, or denied:thumb:
     
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    I was talking to a retired officer in my town yesterday, and he said therapy might be seen favorably, as that I tgot help and got better. Is this true?

    And I know you say that most all cases are seen differently but on average how likely is it that a waiver will be issued if this was three years ago and I've not had any problems since? Are my odds good?
     
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    I think that's your Admissions Officer's competence. Might want to contact him. If I am not mistaken, DoDMERB only provides the Academy if you are Qualified or Not. If you are Not, you will probably be considered to a waiver, which is given by the academy.

    They ought to know better.
     
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    captaintexas = cut and paste your posting; provide complete name and last 4 SSN; and send to me in an email at Larry.Mullen@dodmerb.tma.osd.mil. I can assist U better from there:thumb:
     

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