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  1. Midwestern111

    Can Enlisted/Guard/Reserve soldiers be appointed to any SA through their commanding Officer?

    For example: Army reserve soldier gets appointed to USMA and USAFA SMP cadet gets appointed to USMA, USCGA and USNA An enlisted U.S. Army soldier gets appointed to USNA and USMA Is it looked down upon if, for example, you are Guardsman that is interested in several service academies? I'll...
  2. J

    Current Army ROTC Competitive Branching (Infantry)

    I have not been able to find much current advice regarding competing for competitive branches, especially the Army placing a heavier emphasis on the TAB. I have a few questions with regards to branching infantry: 1. The one thing I heard was that if you are in the top 10% you can basically...
  3. H

    DODMERB still valid?

    I got my DODMERB exam done in early November 2018. From everything that I've read, those exams are supposed to expire 2 years from the date of the exam. Note: I originally got the DODERB done in 2018 as a senior in high school for the Naval Academy. I took a year off school, and was awarded an...
  4. E

    How does ROTC work?

    I’m a senior and am finishing up my ROTC scholarship application. I was wondering, if I don’t get the AROTC scholarship, can I still sign up for ROTC in college and will I still commission as an officer? will I receive some sort of reimbursement upon completion of the ROTC program even if I am...
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    Army nurse Dodmerbs

    I am planning to join Army as a nurse but i have questions i know that you have to take physical test in order to join military. I heard some information if you take physical test at Mebs you have to wear like blue gown (a cheap paper thing with a slit on one side) and then you have to uncloth...
  6. M

    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...
  7. FØB Zero

    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.
  8. M

    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...
  9. W

    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...
  10. W

    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...
  11. W

    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...
  12. K

    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...
  14. M

    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...
  15. J

    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...
  17. B

    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...
  18. E

    AROTC Board 2

    Anyone heard anything yet today? I know it is only the first day, just wondering.
  19. M

    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...
  20. J

    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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