Strange wording "standard"? ROTC

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  1. Lpshrtr

    Lpshrtr Member

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    So I have crappy eyes, like terrible...and I was just curious about the wording on the medical qualifications for like eyesight. It says if it's not a specific thing it's not "the standard", does it not being the standard mean it needs a waiver or it's unwaiverable in the case of eyesight?
     
  2. Jcc123

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    For Army, The Standards of Medical Fitness don't say anything about whether or not something is waiverable - they only set the standard. The USMA or ROTC decide whether or not to waive any conditions that do not meet the standard.
     
  3. Pima

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    Jcc is correct. DoDMERB has a set standard for everything, if your eyes do not meet the standards, than you will be DQd. The commissioning source be it ROTC or an SA will decide or not to put you up for a waiver.
    ~ You do not and will not request the waiver.

    Eyesight becomes tricky for the most part if you want to fly, especially if you have a color deficiency issue.

    Good luck.
     
  4. Lpshrtr

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    So then if I was within the standard does that mean I wouldn't be DQ'd? Thanks for the clarification.
     
  5. Jcc123

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    Correct. If you meet the standard, no DQ.
     

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