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    Remedial help/timeline/advice

    I've been browsing this forum trying to find info about DODMERB. I figured it would be best to just ask and hopefully Mr. Mullen could answer these questions. I have a remedial to complete for the possibility of a waiver. I am in NROTC, it would be good to solve this matter sooner than later so...
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    I have waiver - but can I get a pilot slot?

    Hello everyone! I was recently granted a waiver to USAFA! I'm very excited but after reading the notification letter I was a little worried. Questions: 1) Even though I was waived to attend USAFA will I not be considered for a pilot or special operations career field because I was not...
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    Questionnaire Error

    When I was filling out the “basic questions” portion of the medical history survey, I accidentally clicked “yes” for the question “do you wear dental braces or Invisalign?” I do not currently wear either, but I have worn them in the past. I put this in the remarks section. It is not letting me...
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    Am I DQ’d? 4 year contracted AROTC

    Hey everyone, I’ll try to make this quick, my stress has been through the roof lately. I received a 4-Year AROTC scholarship my senior year and I have completed my MSI and MSII years with the scholarship. I am currently taking an LOA while I transfer schools. Between June and now, I have been...
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    Waiver/Procedure Question

    I am requesting insight into a strange situation after having conducted my general medical exam today. First, off, I am enlisted in the military. I have gone through MEPS before and have also passed a flight physical exam with flying colors. With that in mind, I went to a civilian doctor for my...
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    USNA medical exam question

    I broke my elbow when I was 2 years old and I am just now seeing that any type of elbow fracture is disqualifying. However my elbow has been perfectly fine for 16 years. I have not received my results of my medical examination yet, however, what are the chances this disqualifies me? D225.50...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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."...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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