Waivers, is my understanding correct?

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  1. kmomto9

    kmomto9 Member

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    My son has been medically qualified for USAFA but dq'd for the USNA.

    We know this is due to his deficient color vision.

    Am I correct in understanding that the waiver process begins automatically and we wait for the USNA to request he take the farnsworth lantern? I'd guess they would take this step if he gets the nomination from our MOC? His application is complete.
     
  2. Positivity

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    DoDMERB will either give a qualified or disqualified status. It is then that each waiver authority (SA/ROTC) determines whether the "dificiency" is waiverable. If so, one's waiver will be approved or denied. Academies will only initiate a waiver if the candidate is deemed competitive. It is entirely possible to be waived by say USAFA, but not USMA. Waivers are tough. I am currently waiting for the outcome of mine. All you can do is continue to update your applications and press forward. Hope I was able to somewhat answer your question.
     
  3. nuensis

    nuensis USNA 2016

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    If you have any documentation that you think might help, send it over. Otherwise, all you can do is wait for instructions and follow them.
     
  4. kmomto9

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    Now that my son has received his nomination to the USNA should we expect them to move on the waiver? He needs to take the FALANT.
     

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