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    Peanut Stands Between Service and I

    Good Morning, I’m a former Chemistry lecturer turned aviator and I’m motivated to pursue my life-long desire to fly and serve with the USAF. Currently working toward PPL certificate and in my mid twenties. Unfortunately like many other individuals affected with peanut allergies, I’ve been...
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    DODMERB: Peanut Allergy

    I was recently awarded a type 1 AFROTC scholarship and acceptance to USAFA pending on my DODMERB. I reported that i had a minor peanut allergy, and I am trying to go through the waiver process. I went to an allergist just to see how severe my allergies are and I have a “moderate/high” allergy to...
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    Peanut Allergy Waiver Denied - What Next?

    Hi y'all I'm currently a second year (MS2) non-contracted cadet in Army ROTC. Been going through the DoDMERB process for just over a year now to contract and receive a scholarship. I was disqualified for a couple of medical conditions, all of which were waiverable except for a peanut allergy. I...
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    Peanut Allergy Waiver Possibility- USNA

    Hello, I am graduating high school in about a month (class of 2021), and still am pending a waiver for USNA due to a non-anaphylactic peanut allergy. I have a final exam in about a week for an ingestion and skin test, and am curious if anyone has any knowledge regarding this area. I have...
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    ROTC Scholarship - Medical Disqualification

    I was recently awarded a 4-year Army ROTC scholarship but have been disqualified by DoDMERB for a peanut allergy (I've already gone through the medical exams for the SAs back in November so DoDMERB just transferred my information to AROTC). Yes, I know that the ROTC cadre at the university I...
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    Remedial help/timeline/advice

    I've been browsing this forum trying to find info about DODMERB. I figured it would be best to just ask and hopefully Mr. Mullen could answer these questions. I have a remedial to complete for the possibility of a waiver. I am in NROTC, it would be good to solve this matter sooner than later so...
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    Peanut Allergy Qualification?

    How do I clear the DODMERB with a mild peanut allergy (no anaphylactic reaction/rash)? If I get immunotherapy treatment for peanuts, would that qualify as waiverable material? Or if I get tested and found to have outgrown the allergy, would that qualify as well? My symptoms are not life...
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    Qualified with Severe Peanut Allergy

    Since I've been seeing a lot of questions regarding peanut allergies and DODMERB I thought it would be a good idea to post my story here. I was diagnosed with a severe peanut allergy in 2006 (11.2/100 IgE with an upward trend) which was confirmed over several blood tests spanning from 2006 to...
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    Peanut Allergy Waiver Granted Through Peanut Immunotherapy

    Hey everyone, I'm new to this website, but I wanted to share some amazing news. Last year, I was an applicant to 3 of the 5 Service Academies and was also, I was awarded an Air Force ROTC Commander's Scholarship out of high school. Last year, I received crushing news that I was medically...
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    Chances of Peanut Allergy DQ

    I'm an AS200 in AFROTC. I have my DoDMERB appointments coming up in a few weeks. I have a minor allergy to peanuts. I can eat small amounts of them, all that happens is when I have too much I get a rash on my arm. I'm constantly exposed to them at home, cross contamination on a daily basis, and...
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