waiver process

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    Waiver Letter Assistance

    Hi. Does anyone have experience writing waiver letter? Looking for an example or guidance please?
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    Allergy Waiver Questions

    Hello everybody, I am new to this forum but have seen a number of helpful posts about allergies and waivers. I have a question about waivers for a DQ due to a tree nut allergy and an astigmatism in excess of 3.00 diopters. A bit of context: I am a three year AROTC winner and a waiver was...
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    strabismus history

    I have a history of strabismus (crossing of the eyes). I have had a strabismus surgery twice in the last 3 years (in 2018 at 15 years old & in 2020 when I was 17 years old). My last surgery was just now a year ago. Since the last surgery I have not had any issues with double vision, only at the...
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    ADHD Waiver Help (AFROTC)

    To explain my situation. When I was younger I was diagnosed and given medication for ADHD and took that medication for a while. December of 2018 was the date of my last prescription (although I stopped taking it in like august of that year). So this month is my 2-year point of no meds. I NEVER...
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    When will USAFA initiate the waiver process?

    I was medically disqualified by DODMERB on September 15th. I completed my USAFA application on October 18th. On average, how long after application completion will USAFA request a waiver? The Candidate Booklet reads, "If you are competitive for an appointment to the Air Force Academy or one of...
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    Application Update

    I just got an email and it says "We regret to inform you that you have not been selected to receive an appointment." I'll be honest, I am very disappointed with this. I am assuming that I was not given an appointment because of me still being medically disqualified. This is kinda funny, but I...
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    Double checking information, RE-3 , age and vison

    Good afternoon , just wanted advise and to double check information. Started my Re-enlisting process. Went to MEPS for asvab, All great across the board. At MEPS an staff mentioned as to why I wasn’t going officer with since I had my bachelors and the scores were fine. I gave it more thought and...
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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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    Eczema DQ

    Hi I am a second year on-campus, non-scholarship, ROTC cadet and DODMERB DQ'd me a couple of months ago for having "a history of atopic dermatitis or eczema after 12th birthday." I misdiagnosed myself and rushed through the DODMERB questionnaire stating that I had a small case of eczema a month...
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    Waiver Assistance

    Dear Everyone, I am currently in the process of applying to the USNA and the USMMA, I have completed every step and the last thing I needed was to be cleared by DODMERB. They had flagged me for having a history with psoriasis. In reality I have a mild case of psoriasis that isn't visible, my...
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    advice with applying for OTS

    Hi, I'm 37 years old and so glad that the cutting age changed, but I need to do something fast and the right way because I don't have time. I did my first-time AFOQT test in 2015, I didn't know I could only do it twice, so I wasn't prepared and on my second time, I got some food poisoning and...
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    Does a LOA help my chances of being medically waived?

    Hello, so I received my LOA recently and have already been asked to go to a paid visit to West Point for later this month (yayy), which is great and all but I'm very nervous about being medically disqualified. I have two conditions that I know for sure are grounds for disqualification but I was...
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    Recruiting problem

    I am trying to enlist in the US Army. My recruiter had submitted waivers for some surgeries I had when I was younger. They got approved but he "forgot" to put in a Med form for a hernia I had repaired. I asked if he could add it and he told me that I could only submit one waiver and I was just...
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    Advice/Thoughts/Negative Advice-ROTC

    So, first and foremost, Hello to all who will be reading this post. This post is pretty much about my story and thoughts on what anyone thinks. To start, I must remind you all that nobody is perfect and we all have made decisions that we are not proud of, but to contradict that statement, I do...
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    Waiver Question

    I had a waiver request about a month ago for USMA and USNA, but I have not received any remedial request. Is this a good or bad sign, or have they not started to process my waiver yet?
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    USMA waiver question

    The post on application portal for USMA says 90 day process for waivers. Can waivers be completed before 90 days or do I have to wait the full 90 days?
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    The Waiver process and Waiting Advice

    Just found out that my waiver was granted and that I am now medically qualified. This was the last thing that I needed to be "3Q". I admit that I was caught off guard when I saw the good news. Guess I had become used to opening the portal every week and seeing "Waiver requested". For any future...
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    DQ - to school

    I was DQ'ed on the 25th, and my applicant page say Waiver Pending Waiver Submission/Review. But on my West Point portal still just says Remedial (Jan. 16, 2019). How long will it take for West Point to get my DQ? Also, I believe there to be an error with DoDMerb because on my applicant page the...
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    State Nomination Threads - Moderated

    Just received my nomination to USMA from Jay Inslee (WA-01)! Now the wait.... Anyone else hear from Washington?!
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    Submit Waiver "Supporting Materials" as They Come In?

    Hello, I am currently a candidate for USNA & USAFA, and have been medically DQ'd for a dislocation of the patella in 7th grade. I have returned to full athletic capability since, and have been cleared for as much by a doctor. USNA has begun the waiver process for me, and has requested...
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