medical

  1. TJSCOLVIN

    Medical Field Options for AFROTC Cadet Majoring in Human Bio

    Hello, I am currently a student majoring in Human Biology at UC Santa Cruz and a first-year AFROTC cadet at San Jose State University. I want to pursue a career in the medical field, however, when looking over the medical jobs that the AF provides are all mainly professional and require the...
  2. Gonavyusna

    Application "Complete Pending Review" but waiting on medical exam

    I am a current candidate for the class of 2021. I did my medical exams only earlier this month (I am fully qualified) and it does not time look like they will be processed by the Naval Academy by the deadline. However, since everything else in my application has been complete, on my application...
  3. J

    NROTC Marine Option Shoulder Surgery Waiver

    I am applying for the NROTC MO scholarship and I plan on earning a commission as a Marine officer after I graduate. Only problem is that I have dislocated my shoulder about 4 times and my doctors are telling me that I need surgery to stabilize it. THERE ARE NO TEARS IN THE MUSCLES OR LIGAMENTS...
  4. R

    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...
  5. Maverick19

    MEPS vs. DoDMERB

    Hello all. I am a senior in high school and in addition to applying for ROTC scholarships for college, I also signed my DEP enlistment with the Air Force as one of my backup plans. I went to MEPS, took the ASVAB, went through medical, and swore into the DEP all that fun stuff. Now if I receive...
  6. L

    Medical Exam Too Late?

    I never received the email from DoDMERB to schedule my appointments, so I proceeded on my own last week. My optometrist exam is scheduled for 12/14 and my medical exam is scheduled for 12/19. I just read online that it takes about a month to process the exams. Since the deadline for USNA...
  7. D

    AROTC Height/Weight vs Body Fat %

    I'm a high school senior and I was recently offered a 4-yr AROTC scholarship on this past board, and I know that soon I'll have to go get a medical exam and all that fun stuff. The problem is, I am technically overweight according to the Army HT/WT standards (5'11", 205 lbs), but I am well...
  8. T

    Medications during BCT Class of 2020

    My DS takes antibiotics for severe and painful acne. When he is on the medication his acne is light and his face is pain free. When off the antibiotics his acne is painful and break outs are severe and most embarrassing. I read that medications for acne is not allowed during BCT. Is there any...
  9. 2

    United Health Care/Tricare option

    Hello all- My son is a new appointee starting in June, class of 2020. We just received his his welcome packet and I was hoping someone could help us out with a question for retired military families that are currently under UHC/Tricare Prime. Currently, I understand that he will have to be...
  10. B

    Disputing Medical Waiver

    I was deemed medically disqualified and seek to dispute the decision. How do I go about doing such a thing?
  11. E

    AROTC Medical Determination for Hypertension and Chest Pain

    Hello all, I've come on here to seek some advice on an issue that has arisen with my participation in the Army ROTC program. I am a Junior/ MS3, I've already been to Camp at Ft. Knox because I am a Nursing Cadet. During a PT test 2 months ago I began having severe chest pain and passed out and...
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