army reserves

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    Army For Army Reserve Physicians - How often do you drill?

    How often do reserve physicians drill? My recruiter told me about the "flexible training policy" which allows docs to drill with their unit only 6 times a year, but that is at the discretion of their commander. I've also heard from other reserve officers (not medical) that they end up doing...
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    Student Debt and Army Reserves while in ROTC?

    So I'm a graduating senior now who wants to become an orthodontist. I've wanted to become this for years for various reasons. I know becoming an orthodontist is extremely competitive so I'm attending the Citadel, which is the military college of South Carolina next semester. The Citadel is...
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    Army Expert Field Medical Badge for APMC Army Reservists?

    Hi SDN! I searched for information on this, but the closest I could find was a post in 2007 that didn't answer my question. I am currently a medical student and O-1 in the Army Reserve's MDSSP program. As part of the program, I am attached to APMC down in Georgia. I've read about the EFMB, and...
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    Army Can you switch from Army Reserves to HPSP?

    I'm a female who is planning on enlisting in the Army Reserves as a 15U Helicopter Repairer. I was told by my recruiter that I can remain in the Army Reserves for 1+ years while I apply to med school (and HPSP), then if accepted, I can transition from the Army Reserves to the HPSP scholarship...
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    Army Army Reserve STRAP and eligible specialties

    I will be starting medical school this summer and I plan on doing the Mdssp/strap programs throughout med school and residency. I've read/heard that only select specialties are eligible for Strap in the reserves and I do not see internal medicine on this list. Here are my questions: 1) Is strap...
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    Deciding Guard or Reserves

    I've seen this question asked a few times before, but there aren't too many responses besides a post from 2006. I will be starting medical school in August, and after extensive research (and deciding against HPSP) I am deciding between joining the National Guard or the US Army Reserves for...
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    Anyone from army reserves to HPSP!?

    Hello everyone, I am in the middle of joining the Army Reserves. I have medical school plans down the line. I cannot do it at the moment since my wife is going through PA school. Has anyone applied for HPSP during their reserve duty? Does it help/hurt to get HPSP while serving a reserve...