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    What is the general USNA attitude towards the medical corps?

    Hello all, what is the general USNA attitude towards those that choose to go to the Navy Medical Corp and enter medical school directly after USNA? ( I have heard, from those that are not midshipmen, the military tends to "disapprove"...
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    PMS Did not Reply to Med Update

    AROTC MSIII. A couple days ago I emailed my PMS that I was diagnosed with anxiety and smth else. I told him I’m probably going to start taking medication soon as well since I’m not getting better with therapy. I’m sure he’s read it… Should I follow up with him in person? Or send a follow up...
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    How to Send Up Medical Update? ROTC

    MSIII here. Do I talk about the medical update with my PMS (meeting) or email the records to him so there’s a written record? Or do I send it up the CoC? I am very crushed/emotional of the medical update bc it’s still fresh so I think it would be difficult to discuss with the PMS in person. It...
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    MS3 Going on Antidepressants

    Hi everybody, I’ve seriously been struggling with mental health for this past month. It’s getting exponentially worse after trying lots of other options. In the past ive always been very anxious and extra emotional — but my school and activities helped keep me distracted. Now, it’s not seeming...
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    2/C at USNA with Eczema - Report or No?

    As the title states, I’m a rising 2/C with eczema unsure of when I should seek help. I had a waiver to get in here for it, and it has been doing alright and been manageable until this summer. I’ve flared pretty badly, but know that since I have not signed 2 for 7, I’m at risk for separation of...
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    What happens if you are diagnosed with HIV in NROTC?

    Hey y’all. Quick hypothetical question. What happens, if I get diagnosed with HIV while on an NROTC scholarship. What would happen to my career? Would I have pay the scholarship money back? Any clarification helps, thanks.
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    Is this a good sign?

    My CFA scores turned green into "On File and passed" and my DodMERB also became "Qualified" on the 24th of last month. I have also secured my nomination from the local US embassy. It's definetely not a guarantee, but it's a sign of good things to come, right?
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    Chances of waiver for heart anomaly?

    I know this is a very specific question that nobody may be able to answer, but I’m wondering if having an Azygos Continuation of the IVC is a disqualification for a pilot slot/AFROTC. It’s asymptomatic with a normal EKG, and I can’t seem to find too much info on it. I’ve looked at the medical...
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    LOE/LOI and Medical

    Hello! I got an LOE from the Air Force Academy in mid-December that said a spot in the USAFA class of 2027 would be reserved for me provided I "meet all admissions requirements to include a qualified medical status." The letter continued to ask me to "submit all [of my] remaining admissions...
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    Medical Troubles

    Hello everyone, I am applying to West Point and have all my application items (including a nomination) submitted on my portal except for my medical. I had to make a remedial appointment, so the status is labeled as "Remedial" and has been since late October. I assumed the issues with getting...
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    Did I make a mistake? (Dodmerb)

    Hello, I currently have my LOA to USMA and am waiting on medical results. However, the only thing that is bugging me is the fact that I said yes to having braces because although I do not have braces anymore, I feel as though my answer could be misconstrued as me currently having braces...
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    Medication Follow-up question blank screen DODMETS

    Hello everyone, I am filling out my questionnaire, and I have completed every section except for the follow-up question for the Medications. When I navigate to that section, it gives me a blank screen, preventing me from filling it out and completing my questionnaire. I have tried opening...
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    DoDMERB Help - AFROTC - Medication

    I wanted to ask if it would be worth joining AFROTC. I am getting off of my small dosage of prozac in roughly a week. Last year I had to deal with some life issues and was prescribed the antidepressant for some anxiety. I was wondering what circumstances this would be waiverable in, if possible...
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    DODMERB Additional Medical Information

    Received an email from a USMMA admissions officer requesting additional medical information. I’m not sure if there are forms I need to fill out or if these are like paragraph numbers (like “pursuant to/in accordance with document R paragraph 251 sentence 22”?) Thanks for your help! Here’s the...
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    NSI Medical

    I have recently received the MO scholarship and have been trying to gather all of my medical paperwork together for NSI. The one thing I am struggling with is my sickle cell trait test. The hospital where I was born did not test me for it, and the places I have asked to test me for it say it...
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    Medical Disqualification Inquiry

    Hello. I am a class of 2023 high school student who’s started the process of applying to US Service academies and ROTC scholarships. Before I begin the applications however, I had a question about a possible medical disqualification. Is Genu Varuna considered a condition that disqualifies an...
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    Fleet Applicant Medical

    This might be a dumb question but for a fleet applicant, can i go to my local military facility and do the officer commissioning medical exam and have that sent in or do i have to go to the civilian doctor that dod sends me ? Thank you.
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    Can I get into the Naval Academy if I have Visual Snow Syndrome?

    Please if someone knows let me know it’s very important to me.
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    Forgot to tell DODMERB about surgeries.... now accepted to West Point

    I did not tell DODMERB I had surgery to get my deviated septum fixed and wisdom teeth removed. I just received an appointment to West Point should I inform DODMERB about this now? Or is this not a big deal?
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    DQ Timeline

    hey everyone, I am 2Q’d with two nominations (senator and congressman). I was medically DQ’d on 12/7 for using QVAR (asthma meds) in March of 2021. I had already seen a pulmonologist to clear my asthma for USMA. The pulmonologist wrote a letter for me. USMA requested a waiver of 12/13, I...