Waiting on NROTC waiver

Discussion in 'ROTC' started by moge17, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. moge17

    moge17 New Member

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    Hello! I was awarded a 4 year NROTC scholarship, but had been disqualified by dodmerb for shoulder subluxation/instability when I was applying for USNA. I received arthroscopy surgery for a torn labrum December of 2015, and went through physical therapy. I officially accepted the scholarship a little over two weeks ago, and nothing has changed on my dodmerb portal. It doesn't even have a section for NROTC. I'm a little on edge, worried that I may lose this scholarship over this. Should I contact someone in Pensacola about the lack of activity in dodmerb? Should I contact dodmerb? Should I send in any additional paperwork from my doctor assuring them I have full range of motion?

    Any and all advice about who/when/if I should contact is greatly appreciated!
     
  2. lucky8

    lucky8 Member

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    My dodmerb portal still says pending waiver review, but a few days ago I received a waiver in the mail from bumed. So watch the mail as well as the portal!
     
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  3. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator 5-Year Member

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    It really is out of DoDMERB's hands now. You were DQ'd so it is up to NROTC to obtain the waiver.

    If it were my DS, I would contact your college NROTC recruiting officer or freshman advisor, and see if they can get you an update.

    Perhaps @NavyNOLA can offer additional guidance.
     
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