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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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    AGR

    I know that the Active Guard Reserve is an option for officers. From what I have seen, you cannot commission into the AGR from ROTC, as"you must be pending discharge from your component" (usar.army.mil). Is it hard to get into AGR as an officer before your discharge? Is it very competitive...
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    National Scholarship Winner

    I won a 4-year national scholarship out of high school. I am now an MSIII. Does this guarantee that I'll get active duty if I put in for it? My PMS said he never heard of a 4 year winner not getting active.
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    Guarantee Active Duty?

    I'm an MSIII cadet in Army ROTC. I know some scholarships are guaranteed National Guard and Reserves. Are there any scholarships that are guaranteed active? PS I am already contracted. Can I get that contract changed to guaranteed active duty if that option exists?
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    Gold Bar Recruiter

    How does the application to become an Army ROTC Gold Bar recruiter work? When does the application process? Do you apply only after you get your BOLC dates? How do you apply? Who do you contact? Do you apply to a specific school? Can you apply to more than one school?
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    Army ROTC Medical Questions

    I’m a sophomore in college right now and I was planning on joining the ROTC. My plan was to take a year off college, enlist in the regular army first, and then join the ROTC as an SMP. (I know that you don’t have to enlist beforehand but I want to do it.) So the problem is that recently I was...
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    Job Within MOS After Commissioning

    When you get assigned your branch, how much choice do you have over what specifically you'll be doing? For instance, if you branch Armor, how can you choose whether you're in a tank platoon or cavalry? Or for Engineering, how can you choose combat vs non-combat engineering?
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    Army Marketing and Engagement Brigade

    I'm a marketing student in ROTC. Can I branch into the Army Marketing and Engagement Brigade? If so, what branch does that fall under?
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    TAB Test

    What exactly is the TAB Test? I took it MSI year and I'll have to take it again now that I'm an MSIII. Does it affect your branching or component at all? Army ROTC by the way. All info is welcome. Thanks!
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    Enlisting in Army

    Howdy Y’all, I am interested in applying to USNA and USMA. However, I would also like to enlist in the army this year (split op). My recruiter told me if I decided to go USNA, I would first have to finish AIT. Since USNA BCT starts late June, is there any way I can finish my AIT before then...
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    Is this a Letter of Encouragement?

    I filled out West Point's Candidate Questionnaire a while back. I didn't even log in to my portal since then, but today I got the following email: Greetings from West Point, Based on the information you have provided us in your Candidate Questionaire, you are a highly competitive candidate...
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    Chances for Army ROTC Scholarship?

    Thanks for taking the time to look through this. I haven’t done my fitness assessment yet but the numbers on here are my estimates for when I do it. Everything else is up to date. GPA (unweighted): 4.0 GPA (weighted): 5.56 ACT: 36 (with a 36 in all four sections, not sure if that matters in...
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    ADSO and Branch Detail

    1) I know that with an ADSO you sign up for additional service to help get the branch you want. What are the best branches to ADSO for if you're an average cadet? 2) I know that Branch Detail also gets you your preferred branch in exchange for serving in another branch. What branches can you...
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