disqualification

  1. C

    DQ for an issue I don’t have

    Hello! I am currently going through the DODMERB process for AFROTC. I recently had knee surgery to remove a plica (which is synovial tissue- NOT a tendon). After turning in the remedials for my knee, I was told I was disqualified for recurrent tendon disorder. I did not have anything done to...
  2. L

    DODMERB Pending Disqualification: Diplopia

    Hello, I recently attended my DODMETS initial exams (audiological and optical). I have worn glasses my entire life (although my vision is only slightly off of perfect and easily correctible to 20/20 in both eyes) and attended optical exams yearly since I was 2. When I attended the optical...
  3. D

    Army rotc Dodmerb same as Airforce rotc?

    I’m in Airforce rotc and the Dodmerb dqd me even with waiver now in rebuttal process does anyone know if I might be able to get into army rotc or are they both the same when it comes to this?
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    Dodmerb DQ

    Hey guys I’m currently in Airforce rotc and my Dodmerb dqd me for reasons I’m going to list at the end. The waiver did not go through either it’s now the rebutul process which I have no clue what this means I am going to get a second opinion at a different eye doctor don’t know if that will...
  5. J

    Prior service DODMERB waiver for VA Disability?

    Backstory, tried to go to OCS after undergrad and was DQ'd from MEPS before I had been re-evaluated from VA or before I had any documentation from the VA about my diagnosis. Decided to pursue a Masters and ROTC. I was diagnosed with Adjustment Disorder from the VA but was quick to...
  6. R

    DQ - to school

    I was DQ'ed on the 25th, and my applicant page say Waiver Pending Waiver Submission/Review. But on my West Point portal still just says Remedial (Jan. 16, 2019). How long will it take for West Point to get my DQ? Also, I believe there to be an error with DoDMerb because on my applicant page the...
  7. trepei

    Submit Waiver "Supporting Materials" as They Come In?

    Hello, I am currently a candidate for USNA & USAFA, and have been medically DQ'd for a dislocation of the patella in 7th grade. I have returned to full athletic capability since, and have been cleared for as much by a doctor. USNA has begun the waiver process for me, and has requested...
  8. Z

    DoDMERB Status

    Hello, I'm in a bit of a unique situation and am really clueless when it comes to this but I has a single disqualification on my DoDMERB because I have ADHD. However, I take a prescription that basically makes me perfectly normal and my ADHD does not effect me. The situation is that I'm in...
  9. C

    Could I continue taking ADD medication after getting waiver?

    I've recently been awarded an AFROTC type 2 4-year scholarship. This month is the 24th month that I've been taking ADD medication (so if I discontinue the medication prescription for next month, I'll be eligible for an ADHD waiver). I'm valedictorian of my high school, and I had straight A's...
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    Medical Disqualification

    Good morning, I received a DoDMERB disqualification for "Current or history of any abnormality of the retina, choroid, or vitreous" on February 20th. This is from an eye injury I received playing basketball a few months ago. My portal currently still says "Complete but Medically Disqualified."...
  11. M

    Sleep paralysis waiver

    I was labeled as disqualified by DODMERB on February 13, 2018 for past sleep paralysis. I was never officially diagnosed but showed symptoms in the fall of 2016. I still have not heard if a waiver will be requested on my behalf by USMA or USNA. Will I be notified if either party does not plan...
  12. N

    AFROTC Penicillin Allergy

    So I have been DQ'd for a history of shoulder dislocation. Luckily I am fortunate enough to have had two corrective surgeries and I am just as good as before. However, I am submitting the remedial for my waiver and I have come across a slight problem. DoDMERB needs a clinical note from my...
  13. houtx

    Air National Guard Disqualifying Factor Confusion

    I had an over-the-phone interview with a recruiter for the AF National Guard and I said yes to having taken medication, and he said it was a disqualifying factor. He continued with if I want to move forward, then we will, or I can think about it and call back. He also said I would have to...
  14. U

    Eczema at USNA

    Hello, I know there are a lot of threads here on eczema, but I have a fairly specific question. Applying for USNA this year. Have 2 nominations. DoDMERB qualified. Had eczema when I was younger, but gone by 11. However, I have heard stories of people whose eczema comes back later on in life...
  15. L

    Medically Disqualified...

    I wanted to post this for other people who end up in my position... When I was 5 mo. old I had a kidney taken out, I haven't had any problems concerning having one kidney before. Turns out having one Kidney disqualifies you from enlistment or from going to any academy. I couldn't find any info...
  16. M

    Dodmerb disqualification

    I just received a letter saying my DODMERB medical exam was disqualified because of a history of adjustment disorder. I am very shocked because I have never had any mental health problems and there is no record of any mental health problems on my file. I have been told that there is a waiver...
  17. C

    Heart Mumur DQ?

    I have never been diagnosed with any type of irregularity or heart trouble before and I went to my DoDMERB today and the doctor said I had a slight heart murmur. I am freaking out because in my recent previous sports physicals I have not been diagnosed with a heart murmur and I have never felt...
  18. B

    Disqalifiication of service for repaired Hernia?

    My son today was disqualified for service in the US Navy with a letter from Dr. Margaret Calloway. It stated that he has a current hernia and is therefore not eligible for service. However, when he began the process of joining the Navy, the hernia (groin) was first discovered. At that time...
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    Do I have a disqualifying condition? - GERD

    I have GERD, which is a stomach/digestive issue. I believed it was disqualifying for the past few years, but just today I read that it is no longer disqualifying if it is controlled. I take medicine for my condition, and as such, it does not affect me at all. It is completely controlled and it...
  20. S

    Asthma disqualification for AFROTC?

    I do not have asthma. But I had bronchitis a few times when I was younger and was prescribed 3 inhalers for that from 8-14. Never diagnosed with asthma, just given inhalers to clear up some congestion. My recruiter said since they were just inhalers, it shouldn't be a problem. But recently, I...
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