medical disqualification

  1. J

    Medical History that is Disqualifying, but is Not as Severe

    For context, I am an upcoming 100 who will start courses a month from now. I am also uncontracted and out of scholarship. Following a discussion with a friend of mine regarding medical history, I checked my medical records. What I found were two disqualifying issues: 1. Mild intermittent asthma...
  2. annabel.h

    Medical DQ and Rejection Questions - USMA

    I just received my medical DQ and what I’m pretty sure is a rejection letter from WestPoint. I will attach an image of the letter. I had high hopes of going, and had received two nominations (one senatorial, one congressional) but had about 3-4 medical disqualifications. I passed the CFA exams...
  3. F

    What Docs to Submit to Be Considered For Waiver?

    Hi all, I'm on track for NROTC after receiving the Marine Option scholarship, and recently got DQ'd for asthma, allergies, and eczema. For my asthma, I haven't needed my inhaler for any physical activity since I was twelve. My eczema was mild, and I have only gotten it once, two years ago. For...
  4. C

    Waiver or Automatically DQ'ed for checked psych boxes? - USAFA

    TRIGGER WARNING: self-injury, suicide, mental illness My son (currently 14 years old in 8th grade) really wants to attend USAFA after graduation. He is working hard to make himself a competitive applicant (for example, he chose advanced geometry, Spanish, and cyber security as his "electives"...
  5. azhb2026


    Hello all, I recently received my medical code and AMI. I have a pending disqualification for a slight food allergy when I was seven years old and had no other reactions afterward. Will this be disqualifying? And an AMI for a dehydration incident. I work in aviation administration, and I...
  6. 17racer

    Disqualification for Medication

    I am currently applying for the USNA. I filled out my DoDMERB yesterday and I am pretty worried that I am going to get disqualified for a medication I take. I take Sertraline which is typically an antidepressant, but I am prescribed it for an off-label use. I was diagnosed 6 years ago under...
  7. S

    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...
  8. C

    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...
  9. B

    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!
  10. A

    When will USAFA initiate the waiver process?

    I was medically disqualified by DODMERB on September 15th. I completed my USAFA application on October 18th. On average, how long after application completion will USAFA request a waiver? The Candidate Booklet reads, "If you are competitive for an appointment to the Air Force Academy or one of...
  11. FØB Zero

    Reapplicant after med DQ

    If I reapply (after a possible DQ), do they still have my medical forms from the previous year on file? I know DoDMERB is good for 2 years, but what about the waivers? Would I need to resend info?
  12. S

    An Inconsistency With Medical Records

    I was looking through my medical health summary, and I realized there is some irregularities with the records. 1) I remember getting a very minor fracture in my skull when I was around 5 years old and getting stitches for the injury. I got the treatment at the same hospital that I am currently...
  13. 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...
  14. M

    Invisalign at USAFA

    I know similar threads have been posted here, but my current situation is slightly different. My current medical status is marked as “incomplete”, because during my survey and medical exam I noted currently having orthodontic work. The work is purely cosmetic, however, after sending the required...
  15. J

    Waiverable shoulders?

    I am 20 years old, planning to start NROTC next fall at Virginia Tech. I pass everything on the checklist (even PT test), but I'm fairly certain my shoulders will medically disqualify me from service. When I was 17 I had a surgical repair done on my left shoulder (arthroscopic, minimally...
  16. M

    Go through OSUT or wait for ROTC contract

    Hello, I'm an MSII at my schools AROTC Batallion. I fell like I'm in a very very critical moment of decision making in my life and would like some wisdom passed down or any advice. So basically, I enlisted in July of 2018 with my programs NG Recruiter. Ever since then, I've been drilling at RSP...
  17. 2

    Asthma 1 Month After 13th Birthday

    So here is the situation: I was last seen for "asthma" approximately one month after my 13th birthday. I already know this will result in a DQ. I have never been prescribed any medication or seen for asthma after that date; however, the word "asthma" still appears in my conditions to this day...
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    Asthma 1 Month After 13th Birthday

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  19. B

    Second Opinion and Service Options

    Good Afternoon, Back in 2012 I was diagnosed with vasculitus and underwent treatment. At that point I was, banking on either attending a Service Academy or SMC but was not able to attend either due to recovering. Fast forward to 2016, I vehemently still had the urge to serve and commission so...
  20. Avohkii

    Single Disqualification- Head Injury

    Hello, I have had my medical file reviewed yesterday and my newest message today is: Date letter sent - Single Disqualification (D211.50 and D164.70). I don't understand how I was disqualified by these measures; the physician that checked me said I had no issues at all, and throughout my life I...