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    Waiverable shoulders?

    I am 20 years old, planning to start NROTC next fall at Virginia Tech. I pass everything on the checklist (even PT test), but I'm fairly certain my shoulders will medically disqualify me from service. When I was 17 I had a surgical repair done on my left shoulder (arthroscopic, minimally...
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    POST DoDMERB Torn Labrum + Biceps Tendon

    CONTRACTED ROTC 4-year scholarship winner approaching MS3 (assessment) year. I am a varsity rugby player and just found out that in the course of my fall season and the subsequent pushing through shoulder pain during PT that I have torn both the biceps tendon and labrum in my left shoulder...
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    Waiver Approved?

    Hello all, I've been working towards a waiver for a shoulder dislocation and surgery for a few months now. This morning, during my hourly check of the big three (USMA portal, DoDMERB website, and SAF), I saw that under "Official Correspondence" on the USMA candidate portal, there was a PDF...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Shoulder Dislocation & DoDMERB

    So about two weeks ago I anteriorly dislocated my shoulder while playing football. It was not a severe dislocation; however, I had to go to the ER to get it reduced. Nothing was broken, and I am fairly certain nothing was torn (I got an MRI today, and will inform you all once I have a...
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    NROTC shoulder waiver

    Hello ladies and gentlemen. This post deals with the same issue I've previously posted in the PLC section forum about a week ago. I'm a freshman in college and it's become my goal to receive a commission in the marine corps. I've been debating between PLC or NROTC next semester. The issue...
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