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    What to do if medically misdiagnosed then disqualified because of it?

    Hey, I am an AS400 in AFROTC and am a month and a half away from commissioning...until yesterday. I went to see a neurologist in January for headaches that I get, and the eventual diagnoses was atypical migraines 3-4 episodes a week for a few hours each. After that I submitted it DodMerb through...
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    Medical Update

    I am in physical therapy for my knees and shoulder. It is ongoing and doc says I will recover in 6-8 weeks. Do I report this to DODMERB now, or wait until I recover and THEN report it with all the documents?
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    DoDMERB - Under Waiver Review

    Since seeing the status change, I have been waiting anxiously. How long does the review normally take? What should I be doing? Is there someone I can speak/write to for an update or next steps?
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    College Re-Applicant DODMERB

    Father of 2021 Firstie and now have a DD who re-applied after getting waitlisted last year. All of the app is complete and checked off except for the medical since early Feb. She has improved on all aspects of her application so we are keeping fingers crossed that will push her over the line...
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    Waiver Consideration

    I am applying to USNA and am currently in the waiver process. My application is complete including a congressional nomination and I am currently in the "under waiver review" status on my DODMERB account. I was dq'd for an allergy to 2 tree nuts, pistachio and cashew, which over the years have...
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    DODMERB status: Awaiting Receipt of Remedial

    DODMERB status: Awaiting Receipt of Remedial Background: 09/28/20 - DS’s apps added on DODMERB system. Unaware of this sequence of event or was never notified of this DODMERB event, DS’ s USNA apps was on standstill. 01/20/21 - Exam date. 02/10-11/21 - DODMERB Exam Receipt, & Review...
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    Dyslexia limited to advanced math and highly compensated, how many chances of being rejected? How many chances for a waiver?

    Dyslexia limited to advanced math and highly compensated, how many chances of being rejected? How many chances for a waiver?
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    strabismus history

    I have a history of strabismus (crossing of the eyes). I have had a strabismus surgery twice in the last 3 years (in 2018 at 15 years old & in 2020 when I was 17 years old). My last surgery was just now a year ago. Since the last surgery I have not had any issues with double vision, only at the...
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    Questions About Waiver Process

    Hello, I am applying to USNA and USAFA, and I was medically disqualified by DODMERB and will need a waiver. On the DODMERB site, it says under waiver review for both. I have heard conflicting information about the waiver process. Does each SA only process waivers if the candidate is determined...
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    Is a medical disqualification the end of the road?

    Hi all, I received an LOA for USNA back in early January and a nomination from both MOC and Senator in December. All that has been left is my medical to get a waiver. I have bad eyesight and a medical incident about 4 years ago that I needed waivers for. Unfortunately, I was notified this...
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    Difficult District and Medical Disqualification

    Good Evening, I have been consuming a lot of this forum, but I decided it was about time I posted a question myself. So I've received a Nomination to USAFA from a particularly hard district (700+ Applicants in CO-01), and been served a Medical Disqualification. I have noticed many people of...
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    DoDMERB Timeline for SA

    I had my medical exam about a month ago, and my DODMETS status was marked as 'Incomplete' until I had my optometrist exam two days ago. My status now reads that 'Your DoDMETS case is Complete as of 2/23/2021' however nothing is showing up on the DoDMERB website. I am a bit concerned about the...
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    Waiver Process

    Hey all. I recently began the waiver process, and I have submitted all the pertinent information I can muster. For those who finished the waiver process at some point, how long did the decision take for you? Thank you!
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    Strabismus medical history

    I have a history of strabismus (crossing of the eyes). I have had a strabismus surgery twice in the last 3 years (in 2018 at 15 years old & in 2020 when I was 17 years old). My last surgery was just now a year ago. Since the last surgery I have not had any issues with double vision, only at the...
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    DoDMERB Issue. Asking for guidance/opinions.

    Hi- I’m wondering if anyone has seen a strange DoDMERB situation like this/or if they know how to fix it. I am currently in AFROTC, and I have been disqualified for “hearing loss”, which I believe is because I had a faulty/inaccurate hearing test at the DoDMERB contracted-provider. I received...
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    Offers of Appointment and Medical

    I'm applying to USAFA and completed my application in early December but my med status is still not determined. I submitted my final remedial recently and it's under review by DoDMERB. I inquired to my admissions team about whether this would affect my application when it is reviewed and...
  17. gaynugget

    remedial issues?

    I was told that there were a couple of remedial exams that I had to go to, but I've been having a lot of issues scheduling them. One provider still has not received my referral, and another assigned provider for a different condition does not exist (provided address doesn't lead to listed...
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    DODMERB

    Has anyone been contacted by DODMERB yet?
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    Comprehensive Audiometry & Speech Question

    I did the initial physical, audiometry, and speech recognition back in October. I received a letter from DODMERB asking me to complete an AMI and get a comprehensive audiology/speech exam (R121.11). I've been trying to get this all figured out since then. The form was resubmitted to Concorde by...
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    DODMETS Timeframe

    Just finished both exams. How long does it take for DODMETS to receive the DODMERB information? When will my status be reflected on my portal? Thank you
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