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    DODMERB Waiver Request w/LOA: What do I do now?

    Sorry for the lengthy question, but a little background: I am a Class of 2027 applicant who has received two LOAs to USNA and USMA as well as noms to both from my local MOC. When the DODMERB site was up, the two waiver requests from both academies appeared for the same condition in early...
  2. K

    Previously granted waiver through MEPS, will DODMERB approve waiver for the same thing?

    I was selected to attend OTS for the USAF in May 2020 for a rated slot. Needless to say, the offer was rescinded due to my astigmatism. I was granted a waiver from MEPS back in NOV2019 for my astigmatism. I went through MEPS and was fully medically qualified for service. Decided to apply to...
  3. S

    ARMY ROTC Astigmatism

    Hello, I recently did all of the requested steps for my waiver to be submitted. I just want to know my chances of actually receiving it; my records show my left and right cylindrical parts of my eye have a 3.25 and 3.50 astigmatism. This is over the requirements which is a 3.0 for Army ROTC. If...
  4. U


    Hi I’m a 13 year old boy from Maine. It has been my dream to go to the Naval Academy and later fly planes forever. However, I have Astigmatism. My cyl is -0.75 and I think my diopter is 5.50. Can I still join the military with Astigmatism? Any reply’s are appreciated.
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    Conditional Appointment based on medical qualification

    I was given a LOA towards the beginning of February and I went on my USNA applicant portal and the only required action was medical qualification. I was medically disqualified in September (my astigmatism exceeded the limit by 0.5) and since then, the status on my DoDMERB site has been "pending...
  6. amassusna

    USNA DODMERB - DQ for D155.8 Eye Astigmatism

    I have just received notification that my DODMERB Medical Status is: Remedial Requested due to a Code: R259.10 - It states: "Applicant pending Disqualification for D155.8 - Astigmatism in excess of 3.00 diopters, must complete AMI(s) before waiver processing may be considered" I am asking...
  7. U

    Recently had DoDMERB exam, will I be DQ'ed?

    Hello, I had my DoDMERB exam this past Monday, and I am worried I will be DQ'ed. I wear glasses, and have astigmatism. I have heard that the DQ for astigmatism is +/- 3.00, I am -1.25 but I am still worried because I have other things that could potentially DQ me. There was a time during my...