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    Medical Waiver for NROTC College Program

    Hello, When I was applying for the USNA, DoDMERB deemed me medically disqualified but said I may be eligible for a medical waiver. Because I was not offered appointment to USNA this year, they did not proceed to review my medical history. So, I was wondering how I could obtain a medical waiver...
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    Hypothyroidism Medical Waiver

    Hello everyone, A month ago my recruiter underwent my medical waiver hypothyroidism. My condition is completely controlled by medications. I can do everything I did before having this condition is as if I did not have the only thing that I should take my medicine every morning so that it...
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    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...
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    Medical Waiver

    Allow me to start off by saying that this is not a "chance me" post. I was DQ'd by DoDMERB on four counts. My DoDMERB portal says my Current Medical Status for the Air Force Academy is "Under Waiver Review." I am assuming that this means USAFA waiver authorities are pursuing a waiver on my...
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    D224.81 History of chrondomalacia

    Hello all— Having attended NAS & SLE in June and nearly completed applications to the 3 SA’s, my son received a DoDMERB disqualification for “D224.81 History of chrondomalacia”. His knee started to have pain after playing indoor soccer & spring track...he saw several doctors who ruled out any...
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    Waiver for 'mood disorder'

    Ughhh...so, our student was accepted to the Academy, has a nomination, etc. but learned that she has been medically disqualified due to a 'mood disorder.' History is that she did discuss concerns with her mood (i.e. some anxiety with school, social situations) with her pediatricians (twice) in...
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    Dodmerb not working? - A Great way to check.

    Found this website that checks if Dodmerb site is working. https://isitdownorjust.me/dodmerb-tricare-osd-mil/ If you CLICK REPORT button, others can see that the site is down.
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    RMI/Waiver Update Timeframe

    My DS was medically disqualified and a medical waiver was requested by both USAFA and AFROTC. (The issue was knee pain in the spring and summer which never stopped him from competing in varsity level track and cross country.) Of course the waiting is hard but both USAFA and AFROTC said that...
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    Medical Disqualification

    Good morning, I received a DoDMERB disqualification for "Current or history of any abnormality of the retina, choroid, or vitreous" on February 20th. This is from an eye injury I received playing basketball a few months ago. My portal currently still says "Complete but Medically Disqualified."...
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    Waiver Approved

    I'm very pleased to let others know that DD's medical waiver was just approved. We are so relieved and excited. And grateful to all on this forum for help, advice, and support provided.
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    Do I have a disqualifying condition? - GERD

    I have GERD, which is a stomach/digestive issue. I believed it was disqualifying for the past few years, but just today I read that it is no longer disqualifying if it is controlled. I take medicine for my condition, and as such, it does not affect me at all. It is completely controlled and it...
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    Asthma disqualification for AFROTC?

    I do not have asthma. But I had bronchitis a few times when I was younger and was prescribed 3 inhalers for that from 8-14. Never diagnosed with asthma, just given inhalers to clear up some congestion. My recruiter said since they were just inhalers, it shouldn't be a problem. But recently, I...
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    Medical Waiver Status

    DS received LOA in September and was Medically DQ'd in January for complications resulting from an illness 5 years ago. He has been awaiting for decision from waiver authority for nearly 2 months (follow-up testing and evaluations sent in at the time DQ/waiver started). I've heard that the...
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    Conditional LOA and Medical Waivers

    My son received a conditional LOA pending medical qualification. We went through an extensive remedial process with the DOD and received notification today that it was being sent to the USNA for a medical waiver. Does anyone know how long this process typically takes? It took a month for the...
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    Dodmerb ADHD disqualification

    This morning I was medically disqualified from West Point for ADHD. I have been off of my medication for almost a year now, have never had any additional accommodations for ADHD, have taken my ACT off medication and scored a 30, improved my GPA by .5 points off of the medication first semester...
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    ADHD Medical Waiver

    Requesting information on how to navigate the process to receive a medical waiver to enter the Naval Academy with mild ADHD treated by Concerta. Also looking for a referral to a veteran Naval psychiatrist familiar with the waiver process. Thanks in advance for any help you all can provide.
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    AFROTC Medical Waiver Denial

    Hello, I have been offered a 4 Year Type 1 AFROTC scholarship, but have had my medical waiver for eczema denied. The strange thing is that I have had the waiver granted through USAFA, USNA, and USMA. I understand that all waiver authorities are different, but how can I be medically fit to serve...
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    Medical Waiver for ADHD

    Is it possible to get a medical waiver if ADHD medicine has not been taken since the end of Junior year and the student maintains good grades in 4 AP classes, with no other assistance?
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    AROTC Waiver

    Greetings ladies and gentlemen, I am a freshman in college taking summer classes at the University of Puerto Rico. For a very long time I've thought about doing ROTC and I've always had an interest in the military. I passed by the ROTC office on my campus last week and the PMS said I am...
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    AFROTC Asthma Waiver?

    I apologize in advance for the lengthy post, but I am searching high and low for answers in what my chances could possibly be in receiving a medical waiver for an asthma diagnosis on January 20, 2014. I was 17 years old when my diagnosis took place, and I am currently 19. I know that DoDMERB is...
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