Need a Waiver Need Help

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  1. kmanjr15

    kmanjr15 New Member

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    Ok so here is the deal, My son is a very qualified applicant to the academy and is in need of a waiver. The reason for waiver is, he does not have a left hand. Last summer his buddies and him were fooling around with a mower and unfortunatley he lost his hand. He has been dreaming of the academy since birth and he seems more than qualified.
    SAT: 760 Math, 770 Verbal, 740 Writing
    GPA: 4.63 unweighted
    Rank:1/697
    Sports:Varsity Soccer 9,10,11,12 (He can play sports even with no hand)
    Indoor Track Varsity 9,10,11,12 State Champion 11 400m
    Volley Ball Varisty 9,10,11,12 10-11 1st Team All state
    EC: Class President 9,10,11,12. Eagle Scout. President of NHS. Over 11 other clubs.

    Has recieved nominations from MOC and both senators. Also has LOA depending on medical.

    Will this hand thing slow him down???? There are prostetic hands now adays.

    Please need help.
     
  2. kaullman

    kaullman Member

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    Go to DoDMERB Thread

    If you have any questions regarding DoDMERB about policies, procedures, your specific case (I will have to verify who you are), or anything else, I am the DoDMERB official to provide you a response. I'm always available and in most cases, will respond immediately, but will respond within 24 hours on all cases.

    My email address is ALWAYS open. I'm the DoDMERB Bureaucrat Buster. Give me a chance:) Larry.Mullen@dodmerb.tma.osd.mil

    Now that I've been at this for a while, I "usually" log in late at night and several times throughout the weekend. The issue is the fact that this is not an "official" site and the USAF maintains a very high level of internet security. So, I can't access the site from work---I must log in from home.

    Thx in advance for your understanding, patience., and the opportunity to assist you

    Larry Mullen
    Deputy Director, Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB)
    8034 Edgerton Drive, Suite 132
    USAFA, CO 80840-2200
    PREFERRED METHOD OF CONTACT IS EMAIL 24/7/365 = Larry.Mullen@dodmerb.tma.osd.mil

    Give him your the candidate's ssn (last four only) and full name.
     
  3. Luigi59

    Luigi59 Banned

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    How did your son complete the CFA (specifically pullups) with one hand?

    Didn't the "hand thing" (as you put it) come up during his ALO interview?
     
  4. mdsu

    mdsu Candidate

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    jeeze, his stats are so good.
     
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