Question: how do you find your field force officer?

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  1. howacupcake

    howacupcake Member

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    Hello, I am trying to contact my field force officer. I live in Southern California. I do have the contact of my local liaison officer...is that the same person? Any insight would be greatly appreciate:thumb:
     
  2. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    While they are not the same person (one is a reservist, the other is a volunteer), they serve the same function:

    From Admissions: The Acronyms

     
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  3. howacupcake

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    Thank you BillSL! you always have the best answers:thumb:
     
  4. MemberLG

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    some where on your candidate portal, there is a function to contact an admissions volunteer that will point you to the right direction.

    The additional comment to BillSL's comment is that depends on where you are or what your file looks like, MALO/FFR will not contact you. Simply some areas don't have FFR/MALO coverage and/or FFR/MALO priortizes who they are going to contact to maximize their time.
     
  5. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    For future reference:

    I am an overseas candidate, so curently my primary point of contact is my Outreach (=Minority) Admissions Officer (it could be your Regional Commander, RC). During SLS, I was talking to a Major and she told me should would send my e-mail to someone to be my liaison officer in Brazil, so that I could have "the same exposure as the other candidates".

    I still didn't get anything... But I am just saying this for future reference: as an overseas candidate, you are NOT at a disadvantage (I asked and was told that many times).

    I will, in the future, compile a thread to provide information on the admissions process for overseas candidates (namely, how the nomination works if you find you are not eligible to any source besides VP). I am still to get my district congressman's and my other senator's positioning (one of them already said I am not eligible, since I am not a permanent resident).
     
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    Might want you contact your senator again. Most Congressmen/Senators still consider out of state applicants if they are military dependent. Many military members have TX, FL, or TN has their state residency, but I have seen their dependents getting nomination even though they live in a different state. What will help is if your parent(s) still own property in the state or have strong ties to the state and intend to move back. My Congressman interviewed an applicant living in Italy

    Don't accept "no" too easily. Since this senator's office already said no, asking again won't hurt you and if others say no you want to fight it as if you don't even get considered for Congressional nominations, you will be at a hudge disadvantage.
     
  7. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    I know my story, my senator's Constituent Service Counsel knows my story (he has actually done some research for me, and I should only be eligible to a VP nom). It is a no. I am none of the examples you've posted ;) I am just an overseas candidate, living in Brazil.
     

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