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    How Screwed Am I? One-time Drug Use During AFROTC.

    I will keep this somewhat brief, because I am extremely ashamed and need to get a clear answer of how to proceed. Recently, I was extremely stupid and drank a bit too much, which led me to hitting a bong exactly one time. It was one of the worst experiences of my life, as I got extremely sick...
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    DODMERB Evaluation Preparation - 48 hours before

    Hey! So I have an upcoming DODMERB Medical examination and I'm currently in summer training for Cross Country but the instructions say to not do any strenuous exercise for 48 hours prior to the medical exam and not to drink caffeine 24 hours before. Does anyone who has gone through this process...
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    DODMERB DQ for Knee Injury

    I'm a 4-Year AROTC national scholarship winner. I tore my meniscus playing soccer in April and got a partial meniscectomy at the start of May. I did my DODMERB exam in mid-June and was doing well enough to have no issues with mobility, but I was disqualified for having surgery within 3 months of...
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    I’ve been trying to send out AMI Results from my remedial testing and my coordinator isn’t getting any of the documents. The documents have been sent in PDF format via email.
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    Waiver for now-benign headaches???

    I am joining AFROTC on a type-1 this upcoming fall and need a qualifying DoDMERB to contract of course. The only remedial I have remaining on my DoDMERB is a “history of headaches that affected my performance or required prescription medication within the last two years”, which is almost the...
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    Eye sight NROTC

    I have a question, so recently I was told that I have been DQ’d only because my eye sight is not correctable to 20/20. I have been to my eye doctor a few months before, and they have said that my eye sight is correctable to 20/20 ( I wear glasses). Now it says that my medical status is Under...
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    Peanut Allergy Waiver Possibility- USNA

    Hello, I am graduating high school in about a month (class of 2021), and still am pending a waiver for USNA due to a non-anaphylactic peanut allergy. I have a final exam in about a week for an ingestion and skin test, and am curious if anyone has any knowledge regarding this area. I have...
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    Fire ant allergy not recorded in medical history

    I developed an allergy to fire ants that needs an Epipen after my DoDMERB exam. I let the DoDMETS CIV Team know about this new development over phone and they told me to shoot an email regarding any changes in my medical history. I did as they told an now I find out after I received my...
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    So I’m completing my DODMERB paperwork and I put down I had ADD back in 2012. I took meds for 1 year and that’s it because the doctors saw that I didn’t need it. Since then I haven’t taken any meds nor do I have any health conditions, so my question is will I be automatically disqualified? -I’m...
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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...