Question Concerning Nomination

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  1. turtle7584

    turtle7584 New Member

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    Hello all,

    I was wondering if the "Children of Deceased/Disabled Vets, POW, MIA" nomination is a separate entity than the presidential nomination. In other words, if I apply to both, am I only considered for one?

    Thanks for your responses!
     
  2. NavyHoops

    NavyHoops Super Moderator 5-Year Member

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    I believe it is a separate nom and you can only qualify for one. Hopefully one of the other BGOs can chime in to confirm.
     
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    usnabgo08 USNA 2008/BGO 10-Year Member

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    NavyHoops is correct. You would only be considered for one (see copied Title 10 reference below). This is something I personally saw in the last admissions cycle, when only one nomination displayed. NOTE: the USNA admissions form for this nomination is the same one that is used for the presidential nomination, though a different qualification box would be checked. You are more than welcome to call admissions to make sure you fill out the form correctly and provide the appropriate documentation.

     
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  4. willp

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    Is there any competitive advantage to one over the other?
     
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    Capt MJ 10-Year Member

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    No.
     
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    usna1985 10-Year Member

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    They are both non-competitive noms, meaning that, if you are qualified for it (via your parent), you get it. I do suspect that there are more kids who qualify for a Pres nom than for a nom as the child of a killed/fully disabled vet. Thus, the competition within that category may be less (fewer folks competing for those slots). Someone please correct me if I've misinterpreted things.
     
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