My DS is determined to be a Marine Officer one way or another. I know I am getting the cart before the horse here, but let's say he is DQ'd by the DoDMERB and does not receive any scholarship --- can he still be a part of an NROTC unit at the college he attends? He wants to prove himself to them in hopes of either a scholarship or a waiver request/commission later on. We don't have our DodMERB results back yet, but am fully expecting a DQ. I know, that may not be the end of the road, but I just want to know if he could even participate in NROTC if not deemed qualifed by the DoDMerb. If it is possible to do this, would it be a route you would suggest? Is it a good idea? Another college that he really loves does not have an NROTC unit - so I am guessing he would choose that school if the NROTC was really not an option for him. Would it be wiser for him to just go to the school he wants and then try for the PLC or OCC? Thanks in advance, as always, for any advice!