Medically qualified?

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  1. bulldog31

    bulldog31 5-Year Member

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    Are the ROTC medical requirements the same as for the academy? I am medically qualified for USAFA but probably will be DQ'd for USNA due to color vision. Does that make me qualified for AFROTC but not for NROTC?
     
  2. MattS93x

    MattS93x 5-Year Member

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    From my research (I am also colorblind) I have found that the ONLY ROTC program that we qualify for is the NROTC - Marine Corps branch

    The link I found earlier is currently down...
    It was on www.nrotc.navy.mil

    All of the other ROTC programs I have researched say that substandard colorvision is an automatic DQ
     
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    inthenavy2008 5-Year Member

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    Did you take the Farnsworth Lantern test for color vision as a remedial?
     
  4. bulldog31

    bulldog31 5-Year Member

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    Yes, and repeated the plate test at a military base. Did not pass either. I have been listed as mild red/green color deficient. Huge shock and disappointment! AFA has always been my first choice but I was wondering about AFROTC and NROTC as plan B.
     
  5. MattS93x

    MattS93x 5-Year Member

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    I have the same thing... Take an online Farnsworth D-15 test and let me know how you do? I am red/green color deficit (mildly) but I can always pass the D-15...

    http://www.colblindor.com/2009/03/10/online-farnsworth-d-15-dichotomous-color-blindness-test/

    I fail the Ishihara (number plates) but was wondering if Id be able to pass the Lantern...

    wanted to add that idk if you can take the D-15 as a remedial, but i know LAPD offers this...maybe the military too?
     
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