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    Pen Pal with British Army

    Hi everyone, I hope i'm in the right place. I'm about to join the British Army ( November) and was wondering if anyone who was about to join the US army would want to write to each other via social media or whatever? I am 20 years old and would like to make a mate and know a bit more about...
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    Bio major relevance to pilot

    Howdy y’all, I am set on majoring in a biology branch no matter what route I take in the military. do any of you know how this will serve as beneficial to me in aviation? What about in the marine corps? I know the major and career I want are so different, but would like to pursue both. Thank you.
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    PFA Status

    Hey there I just took my PFA for the Army ROTC Scholarship this morning and had a question about the uploading process. So obviously this morning before the test, my portal labeled the fitness test as “Sent”. Then following the submission by my test proctor through the link he was given, my...
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    How is/are the culture/people in the Army?

    I am interested in doing Army ROTC (In part because my partial color blindness narrows my options), but I have heard some very negative things about the Army and the people in it. I have heard that they tend to be not only less intelligent but also are worse people that one wouldn't want to...
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    I have "mild" red/green color blindness; How does this limit my options for ROTC?

    I am interested in doing ROTC, but I am concerned about my "mild" red-green color blindness. My diagnosis of "mild" red-green color blindess came from an online test, not an official examination. My first choice would be Navy, but I am willing to do ROTC for any branch of the military. I have...
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    Will I get an Army ROTC Scholarship?

    Hey Everyone, I am a rising senior in high school, and I was hoping you all could give me some insight into my chances of being offered an Army ROTC Scholarship. I scored 1410 on the SAT (I plan to retake it in September. I have been scoring 1450 or so on practice tests), I have a 3.82...
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    Chance me Army ROTC Scholarship?

    Hi everyone, I am a high school junior and I'm wanting to know my chances at a 4 year AROTC Scholarship. Here are my stats: 1. 3.85 unweighted GPA, 4.25 weighted (on 5.0 scale) 2. 1220 SAT 3. 3 AP classes taken so far, I signed up for 5 next year 4. 42 pushups/min, 46 situps/min, 5:17 timed mile...
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    Can I Still Join With My Medical Condition?

    I’m a junior in high school who has received interest as a sports recruit to West Point. I am becoming more interested in possibly attending and was wondering if I am eligible. I have hypothyroidism which I have been on medication for since I was 13 and I also have ADHD which I was diagnosed...
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    Nursing scholarship major change

    Hey all. I wanted to get some insight on the options that my brother has. Any thoughts would help. He is an Army ROTC nursing scholarship recipient. He is currently finishing his second semester of his freshman year up. A couple of days ago when he came home (due to quarantine) he told the...
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    Graduate School (Clinical Psych, PsyD) - Tuition Assistance

    Hi everyone, I am currently an Army NG SMP cadet and junior in college and will be applying to graduate programs for clinical psychology this summer into fall 2020. A big factor of where I end up will be based on the funding I receive for the program. How does tuition assistance work for...
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    SMP Cadet Transfer?

    Is it possible for an SMP cadet to transfer to another school? I will be in in the Indiana guard soon, and I plan on attending a local school for my freshman year, after which I plan to apply for the USMA. But if this doesn't work out, I'm interested to know, is it possible for me to transfer to...
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    AROTC Vision/Glasses

    Hello, I am a current high school senior who was recently awarded a 3-year Advanced Designee Army ROTC scholarship, and I had a quick question regarding the eyesight portion of the DoDMERB. My prescription is -11/-13 diopters, which I know is outside of the limit of +/- 8 d. I have pretty thick...
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    AROTC Board 2

    Anyone heard anything yet today? I know it is only the first day, just wondering.
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    Wondering what could help boost OML

    I have a 3.8 GPA my first semester and recently received emails about honor society. I also just finished rushing into a fraternity. I know that a lot of the OML is GPA and PT based, but I was also wondering if holding a position on EC such as standards chair for the fraternity and being in...
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    Minuteman Scholarship & GI Bill Kicker

    Hi Everyone, I am an SMP CDT in the Army NG, and am receiving the minuteman scholarship for 2 years. I have only gone to ROTC Basic Camp, and not BCT or AIT. Am I eligible to receive the GI Bill kicker? Thank You.
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    When do nominations come out?

    Does anyone know if each congressman releases his/her notifications at the same time? Or will some be notified sooner than others?
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    Enlisted to West Point

    I am looking for some insight from Soldier applicants who gained direct admission to USMA. Some background: I had an unimpressive ACT score (28), HS GPA and class rank (3.4, probably around the 50 percentile class rank). Enlisted in the Army NG, flipped the switch and started crushing my...
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    Minuteman Guaranteed Reserve Forces Scholarship - 4- and 3- year

    I serve as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) and one of the coolest parts of the volunteer role is that I get to an allotment of Minuteman scholarships. These scholarships are similar to the 4- and 3-year national scholarships except they require a commission in the Guard or...
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    Questions About ROTC Disenrollment

    Hello, I am a 09R who enlisted into the army reserves prior to ROTC. I have been to basic training at FT.Jackson and completed that, Once I completed BCT I came directly to my college and participated in ROTC, while drilling at my USAR unit. I contracted as a non scholarship cadet because I...
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    Recruiting problem

    I am trying to enlist in the US Army. My recruiter had submitted waivers for some surgeries I had when I was younger. They got approved but he "forgot" to put in a Med form for a hernia I had repaired. I asked if he could add it and he told me that I could only submit one waiver and I was just...
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