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  1. M

    October 19 PA (Age Waiver)

    Hello all, I just read the October 2019 PA for NFO and it looks as if the age req. has changed to 32. It mentions a waiver in section 5 but does not mention age waiver specifically. I am a active duty E-6, 33 years old. Has anyone seen further guidance on an age waiver or able to tell me where...
  2. AwsumAwstun

    Waiver for vision?

    Hey guys. Long time reader, first post. I am completely done with my packet for SWO (56 OAR, 3.35 GPA, Marketing degree, 5+years in management). I'm only waiting for a consultation regarding my eyesight. In 2011 I attempted to enlist and was told by my recruiter, "They're not letting you in...
  3. Aceleo

    USN Age problem with flight school

    Hi all, Due to some issues with depth perception and getting a LASIK afterward (6-month wait), my application for SNA was delayed about 2 years. But now I am almost ready. Soon I will be submitting my OCS packet for April 2nd board. I am only applying for SNA(Pilot). My scores are 55/7/7/6...
  4. B

    Uncorrected eyesight is too bad, could I get PRK before?

    Hello all, I am currently 18 and about to graduate high school. For the past couple years I have been working towards my dream, becoming an aviator in the military. Recently, I got an eye prescription and calculated my eyesight. I believe I have 20/40 in one eye and 20/80 in the other eye. I...
  5. RachelCharlotte

    Chances of Appealing a Headache Waiver Denial?

    This is gonna be a little long-- sorry about that! I'm a firstie at USNA and will be commissioning almost exactly one month from now. I was elated to service select NFO and be one step closer to being a WSO. However, no one ever told me that it was career suicide to use the word migraine (which...
  6. C

    At OCS, got NPQ'd

    Hello all, I was part of class 10-18, (Feb 4, 2018) and went through a few days before I had a meeting with the flight surgeon. Pretty much I was NPQ'd for having 1.75 astigmatism, when 1.00 was the max standard. I remember I asked the eye doc at MEPS if my astigastigm was within standards and...
  7. P

    Waiver for hypothyroidism?

    Ok, I'm sorry to be asking something that most people probably won't know the answer to. But I've gotten so many different responses. I have hypothyroidism. It is controlled with medication. I can function probably around 90-95% normally with out medication. I'm on armor-thyroid which is a way...
  8. H

    Seeking Advice Moral Waiver

    I was charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia same day one charge apparently as well as resisting arrest without violence .possession was in 2015 resisting arrest was in march of this year Possession was sent to pre-trial and given a noble prosequie Resisting arrest was...
  9. Demi Durkin

    Submitting Unlisted Previous Medical Issue To NAMI...?

    Hi everyone. First let me say, I have searched the form and have not seen something addressing this question. Additionally, I have asked my recruiter and also the flight surgeon I saw and haven't gotten a direct or concise answer. Thanks for taking the time to read. I am an SNFO OCS applicant...
  10. D

    USMC Good enough for Marine fighter pilot?

    So I'm a prior service Marine and got a 73, 9/9/9 on the ASTB, graduated at the top of my class with a degree in mechanical engineering and had a GPA of 3.95. There's more I could put academically but that's the gist of my academic caliber. I'm in good shape, but my run time could be better...
  11. F

    Waiver for Mild Pulmonary Stenosis

    Hi there, I'm new to this board and am currently in the process of applying to OCS (SNA or SNFO). I have been told I have competitive stats for the flight program. I'm expecting to graduate from a top 5 US University next year with a 3.7 GPA and degrees in mathematics (special honors) and...
  12. Dangle

    Question regarding contact lens and waivers

    I am sorry if there was a previous thread on this topic, I tried to search but was not quite satisfied with what I had read and I am in a bit of a panic mode. I will be getting LASIK this weekend, and I have been working with my recruiter on making sure I cover all my bases before having the...
  13. Paul Kellerman

    USN My chance under my special situation

    Dear fellows, I have a question regarding my Intel and OCS chances: I got my ASTB 64, 7, 6, 8. I was already disqualified for flying because my eyes -8 refractive and astigmatism. But the thing I'm really worrying about is my SF86. I was born and raised in Beijing, mandarin was my 1st language...
  14. C

    Weight waiver for jets? (underweight)

    I will be going down to Pensacola this August to begin flight school as an SNFO. I am not currently qualified for jets because I do not meet the minimum weight requirement for an ejection seat. However, I was told by an LT that it may be possible to obtain a weight waiver as long as I weigh over...
  15. J

    Aviation WO medical concern?

    I am very new to this form, as this is my first post, and I have some questions about my medical history and if it will affect my chances of getting an aviation Warrent Officer slot. First I would like to say that I plan on enlisting into the Army as a 15T for some time, get a college degree...