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  1. bpoythress

    Armed Forces Bank Questions

    Hi there, Getting ready to head out to the Academy is a process full of decisions, and it seems every decision is one that will have a pretty significant impact on my life. Naturally, this means I'm trying to make them carefully. Among the scores of papers I need to send to the Academy is a...
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    Question about Disciplinary PT

    Hi everyone, After accepting my appointment, I've been researching, visiting, and discussing the Academy with lots of people to get a feel for what to expect while there. A question has become ever more nagging in my mind: what kind of disciplinary action can we expect? I understand hazing has...
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    Class of 2019 Appointment Thread

    Juvat (DD), Appointment, 31 Oct, Presidential, FL-21 Navydad1971 (DD), Appointment, 31 Oct, Presidential, MD-5 KTMDad (DS), Appointment, 24 Oct, Presidential, CA-04 RckyMtnKP (DS), Appointment, 31 Oct, Presidential, CO-5 Gator19, Appointment, 31 Oct, Presidential, AL-01 Mbleykhman (DD)...
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    Letter of Assurance + Nomination = What now?

    Update Thank you everyone for your input. I wanted to drop a quick update: a week and a half after my nomination, I still only appear as a candidate with an LOA. How long should I expect to wait before receiving an appointment? When I spoke with my admissions counsellor, he told me everything...
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    Letter of Assurance + Nomination = What now?

    So the overall impression I'm getting is that if I have an LOA and receive a nom, it doesn't matter whether I was the principle nominee or not? Please forgive my lack of familiarity with the mechanics of this whole process - early on, I tried to limit my knowledge of the process simply so that...
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    Letter of Assurance + Nomination = What now?

    Hi everyone, I'm new here as of a few months ago, and haven't been very active in posting until today (funny how that works... you don't ask questions 'til you have questions to ask, eh?) I received an LOA from the Air Force Academy last month, and since then have received a nomination...
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    Choosing between Service Academies

    Also choosing I'm in a similar position to OP's - LOA in hand from USAFA and told by USNA representatives to expect an LOA from Annapolis, and suddenly I could possibly be faced with a choice I never dreamed I would have the opportunity to make: which one do I want? I know both will offer me a...