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    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...
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    The Citadel Application Process

    Hello Everyone, I was notified today that I was medically accepted to The Citadel and I plan to enroll in the fall. I wanted to know if there was any technical difference with The Citadels' medical acceptance standards compared to the DoDMERB in regards to what is waived and what is not. For...
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    Past Medical History

    Hello! I am about to re-enter the process of applying to USNA; application opens April 1st. I was unable to complete my CFA by the deadline last year, so my application was never reviewed. When I was looking at the DoDMERB Medical Questionnaire, it says about wheezing. If I wheezed when 2 years...
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    Medically Disqualified...

    I wanted to post this for other people who end up in my position... When I was 5 mo. old I had a kidney taken out, I haven't had any problems concerning having one kidney before. Turns out having one Kidney disqualifies you from enlistment or from going to any academy. I couldn't find any info...
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    Will My Medical Records Prevent Me From Getting in to WP?

    I am a 17 year old girl, I was diagnosed with somewhat severe asthma at age 12, It is mostly controlled but there have be outbursts. I was in the ER three times last year but I have been doing great since then and have cut down on almost all of my medicines (I only take an inhaler before working...
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    MEPS and DoDMERB

    I'm sure you are all fed up with these posts, but my recruiters are clueless (as expected). When you go to MEPS I know you need documentation for a lot of things, I have had a concussion in the past (no loss of consciousness) and a piece of bone pulled off my finger by a ligament back in middle...
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    Medical Records

    I am a 4 year Army ROTC scholarship winner and now I have to go through the DODMERB process. My family keeps poor medical records, and so I do not know the specific dates that I saw my eye doctor and things of that nature. Is it ok to approximate these things?
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    Remedial Code confusion: Help Please

    Hello, I am applying for admission to West Point and have completed everything. I just got my DoDMERB back, and I have a few remedial codes that need to be worked out. I was wondering if anyone would have any suggestions on how I can accomplish this. I received the codes because when I was...
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    Will my parents find out I smoked weed once?

    Hello, I have my medical exam tomorrow for DODMERB, but my parents went out of town today, and since I am 17, they will just be calling during my medical exam tomorrow to verify my medical history. My medical history was filled out on my own and completely truthful, I have smoked weed once in my...
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