1. K

    Is it possible to apply to USAFA, but begin the enlistment process?

    I am in my junior year and I'm planning on attending USAFA, however, if I do not get accepted I'm essentially homeless after graduation (a long story I don't really want to delve into). My backup plan even before I found out that lovely little detail was enlistment anyways, reapply for the...
  2. G

    What to disclose to a recruiter and checking medical records

    Hi, I have been interested in joining the Air Force for years now. I am 23 and have decided it is finally time. The only thing I am still unsure about is the medical history, what disqualifies you, what you can get a waiver for, and checking medical records. I have been told so many times to...
  3. D

    Misdiagnosed Asthma, Passed Pulmonary, Now What?

    Hey everyone, I'm a 33 year old male who has been wanting to enlist in the Armed Forces since I was seventeen. In 2007, taking a break during my undergad, I spoke with a Navy recruiter and went down to MEPS in Portland, Oregon. I passed with an 84, and the exam. However, at the end, they had...
  4. SundanceKidd

    09R Freshman and ROTC: Questions

    Alright so basically, I'm technically not a freshman, I have 26 credits already but am still going to be attending college for another four years. I am transferring to The Citadel military college next semester for their nursing program. Currently, I'm set up as a 4-year student because I...
  5. P

    Enlistment Contract vs Waitlist

    I recently found out that I have been waitlisted for the CGAS program. I understand that decisions for the waitlist may be available after May 1st. This normally would not be a problem, except that I have an enlistment contract with a ship date of April 29th. I understand that I will most...
  6. D

    Air force E3 VS E2

    So I'm currently ending my 1st year of college which would make me an e2 if I enlisted. Should I stay in college 1 more year to get auto e3? Or should I just go and start making money?
  7. A

    AFROTC Disenrollment Investigation

    I am currently an AS 300 under disenrollment investigation. I joined in as a crosstown AS 250. I have a 3.8 GPA and a 98 PT score. I haven’t done anything illegal. I am a non scholarship cadet. I am under disenrollment investigation because my Commander feels my leadership skills will not be...
  8. Z

    Should I continue in AFROTC or should I drop it and enlist after college?

    Hello, I am currently a 250 in the afrotc program and just found out that I will not be able to earn a scholarship for the rest of my time while in the program due to my gpa from last year being below a 3.0. One of the main reasons that I joined was because I needed the money to help pay for...
  9. P

    Marine ROTC and AF ROTC

    I am interested in the scholarship for either marine or air force rotc, since that is what I'd like to do in college. However, I am also seriously considering enlisting in the Marines first before I go to college, unless I get the scholarship. I want to get a general idea where I stand, and...
  10. N

    Marriage before enlisting

    My DD and her boyfriend of over 3 years are both looking to join the Navy in Aug of this year. He will be enlisting and she is awaiting NROTC decisions to see if she will do college first or enlist. I am trying to help them lay out all of their options so that they don't do anything they will...
  11. J

    To Enlist or Commission

    So I am currently applying to USMA, USAFA, and the 4-year ROTC scholarship. I have no doubt in my mind that I will achieve one of the above and commission as an Officer. I am fairly far along, having completed most of the applications and attended some interviews. However, although I see myself...
  12. D

    Marine Corps PLC Financial Assistance Program Repayment after Withdraw

    Hello everyone, I would like to thank you in advance if you have some knowledge to share with me on this issue. When I was an officer candidate for the Marine Corps through the Platoon Leaders Class program, I was enrolled in the Financial Assistance Program (FAP) which gives money to...
  13. W

    Nuke vs Nrotc

    I am currently a senior in high school. I have a 95 on my asvab, and I'm qualified for the nuke program. I also submitted a non-binding acceptance of a 4yr NROTC scholarship to Virginia Tech. I'm trying to make a decision between enlisting or going to school. I know that the navy nuke program...
  14. ElectedTuna

    Plan B?

    Hello, As a current USAFA applicant with no response so far, I've been creating a back up plan but I'm kind of lost. My plan was to be a foreign language major at a "nearby" university and do AFROTC but it seems like it won't work out due to a complicated situation. I haven't found any other...
  15. C

    DODMERB Waiver Denial, How About Enlisting?

    I just got denied for my waiver from DoDMERB from AFROTC which forced me to drop ROTC. I want to enlist, does anyone know if it will show up DoDMERB denied me??
  16. BlackDog71

    Meeting with recruiter while in USNA/NROTC app process

    Hi, I am new to this forum but have been lurking for a while. My son has applied to USNA and NROTC Class of '21 and we are awaiting the results. At a recent college fair, he spoke with a Navy Enlisted Recruiter and told him of his plans A thru G. His ultimate goal is to become a SEAL Officer...
  17. J

    Enlisting Instead of ROTC?

    Hello, I've read many forums that have said going ROTC is well worth it as opposed to enlisting. My situation is a bit unique. Its been my lifelong dream to join the Navy. I applied for the NROTC Scholarship but did not get it. I applied for the AFROTC as a backup but did get that one. My issue...
  18. H

    Airforce Reserves - Credit Checks

    hi guys, my cousin wants to join the airforce reserves. He is concerned he has really bad credit as they do credit check. Does anyone know at what point during the enlistment process do they run his credit report? During MEPS or at the recruiter level? Thanks
  19. A

    enlistment help!!!

    I am currently DEP for the Airforce my ship date is april. I am wondering if i can change my 6 year contract to 4 before i leave? I got stuck with open mechanical aptitude and dont want a crappy job for 6 years.