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    Boxing Injuries at USAFA

    Hey everyone! I’m looking to hear from anyone who has experienced or whose sons or daughters have experienced severe concussions from the mandatory boxing program at the US Air Force Academy. If you or your cadet has been affected, could you share your experiences and any outcomes? Thanks in...
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    The Dreaded Concussion AMI

    Hey all, I'm applying for the USNA with two noms and I've hit the dreaded concussion AMI roadblock. I've already followed the directions in the letter DoDMERB sent me and submitted the requested documentation, but I am still left with a few questions. 1. Will my slot be given away while still...
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    Somewhat Vague AMI Request

    Today in my DODMERB portal I was sent a request for an AMI concerning my disqualification for a head injury (very minor concussion in 8th grade). The request used specific enough language that I believe I should be able to satisfy it pretty easily, but I was a little confused as to why it didn't...
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    Concussion Disqualification

    I posted about this in the DoDMERB section but I figured that this would be more active and it does also pertain to USMA. I was diagnosed with a concussion my sophomore year of high school in a football game, I was cleared within the week and played the next game. I've had no lasting effects...
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    Possible concussion DQ?

    Currently filling out the DoDMERB medical history survey, it asked about concussions and after reading some posts here talking about getting a DQ for one I'm a bit worried. I was diagnosed with a concussion my sophomore year playing football, I was completely symptom free after about 4 days and...
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    MEPS and DoDMERB

    I'm sure you are all fed up with these posts, but my recruiters are clueless (as expected). When you go to MEPS I know you need documentation for a lot of things, I have had a concussion in the past (no loss of consciousness) and a piece of bone pulled off my finger by a ligament back in middle...
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    LOA with nomination-- pending waiver

    Hello All, I am in need of some advice with my application process. I have had an LOA since early March and have been deemed medically disqualified since February 23rd. I am a recruited athlete and currently have an offer to another university with a big scholarship (that can be taken away any...