Waiver time limit question?

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  1. mindmedic

    mindmedic New Member

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    I submitted my DoDMERB forms in June of 2011. I had to submit waivers based on a number of things, however, due to extenuating family circumstances (father got cancer) I had to close my application to USMA. I now intend to go ROTC at the civilian college I am attending. Will my letting those waivers sit past the deadline hurt my chances, or should I just go through the medical qualification process again?
     
  2. Pima

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    First off you left us in a lurch. You state you submitted paperwork for waivers, but not if it was waived because of the circumstances.

    DoDMERB exams are valid for 2 yrs., if you do not contract by the date of your initial DoDMERB exam, you will take it again. If you did not complete the waiver process and received notification from them, expect to jump through the hoops again. If you did receive the waiver, they may accept the paperwork and move you through the system faster.

    Not a DoDMERB expert, but the problem I see is where the waiver status was when you closed your application.

    Best wishes, and I hope the best for your family.
     
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    Okay. I hadn't begun the waiver process- I had gotten the exam but submitted no waivers. But I was asked to. Sorry for the screwy language. So I have to submit the waivers now to be eligible?
     
  4. Pima

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    Have you contacted the DoDMERB help desk?

    You have 2 issues.

    1. DoDMERB may not be valid for contracting...2 yrs if you took it Aug 09 2010, it would not be valid come Aug 10, 2012. Can't contract without the DoDMERB
    2. Waiver aspect. Can't contract without the waiver.

    I would right now pull out every piece of paperwork you had prior to your unfortunate familial circumstance. Contact DoDMERB and get the ball rolling now, so if a waiver is the issue you will be in front of the 8 ball instead of behind it.
     
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    Okay, how do I contact the DoDMERB help desk? And due to my civ college being screwy with military things I cannot contract for another year (which means I have to go to ROTC camp to catch up). I've got the paperwork mostly in order.
     
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    Try this:
     

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