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    AGR

    I know that the Active Guard Reserve is an option for officers. From what I have seen, you cannot commission into the AGR from ROTC, as"you must be pending discharge from your component" (usar.army.mil). Is it hard to get into AGR as an officer before your discharge? Is it very competitive...
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    Enlisted Air Force to USMA?

    I am an enlisted Airman in the Guard and want to attend West Point, my question is regarding the application process. As an enlisted member of the Air Force would I be able to pursue the same routes of admission as enlisted soldiers or are those methods exclusive to the Army? Furthermore, I have...
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    Commissioning ANG from AFROTC

    Hi there, I’m a cadet in my third year with AFROTC. I’ve seen that we are able to commission into the Air National Guard, but no one is too sure what this process looks like. My cadre think that I need to seek out an opening at a Guard base and be selected. What if I’m not selected but I still...
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    Competing for ROTC 3yr vs Minuteman

    Looking for some advice as to whether I should compete for the 3 yr scholarship or do the 4yr minuteman guard scholarship. The school would cost me 30k a year so Im wondering if it would be wise to take the risk of getting a 3 year, the ROO told me Im very competitive and he's surprised I...
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    SMP/Minuteman Questions

    Leaning towards SMP as my school is 30k a year and taking the risk of getting a 3 year ROTC scholarship is a little too much. Questions about SMP... -Is it full tuition? ( i was told by the recruiter that its a 4 year scholarship) -will i ever have to attend basic while in college (and before)...
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    Which Way to UPT or Flight Slot

    To start out, I am sorry if this has been asked already. The search function does not seem to be working from my end and opens to a blank page. I am a freshman at a community college and I have always been very interested in becoming an officer in the military. Secondly, I have always dreamed of...
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    MEPS vs. doDmerb/ARNG scholarship

    Hello, Im new to the forum soni apologize for any informalities. I just finished my freshman year in college and im enrolling my school's ROTC scholarship program next fall. Along with this I have opted to apply for a scholarship with the National Guard. Part of this process was getting...
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    ROTC STEM Scholarships/Med school?

    Background: I go to a private military college and recently was offered two scholarship options (both would cover the next three years of undergrad study if I accept). The first option is a STEM rotc scholarship where I would commission active duty right after I graduate. The second is called a...
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    Current Student - Open for Questions!

    Hello everyone! I used to use this forum a lot while applying, and the one thing that it needed was actual students answering questions, instead of the person who heard from their friend who heard from another person. I currently am a sophomore at the Academy and can answer any questions about...
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