waiver timeline

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    What do Waiver Authorities Look for in a Candidate?

    I've recently been DQ'd for a case of CECS that was successfully surgically treated a little under a year ago. I'm wondering what exactly are the criteria for granting a waiver. I've returned to full activity with no further issues. I've submitted my surgical notes and a letter from my treating...

    Long Waiver Waits

    Hi, I'm a class of 2027 applicant to USAFA and I was unfortunately medically DQ'd on January 25th for being blind as a bat. D155.70: Myopia - refractive error greater than -8.00 diopters (spherical equivalent). I have two nominations in a pretty competitive area (close to Wright Patt AFB) so...
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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...
  4. Fotouman

    Waiver Deadline?

    Currently, I have an LOA to USAFA, pending nomination and medical qualification. My problem is that I've been DQ'd for shoulder dislocation that happened last month. :( I have scheduled a surgery for around the end of December. After surgery, I will have to do rehab and physical therapy to build...