army reserves

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    Disability Benefits and the Reserves

    I read a similar post that had some great information. Was hoping to get some more clarity into my particular situation. Considering joining the Reserves because I miss service, but as a physician. Former AD non-physician AMEDD officer with several years of service and multiple deployments...
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    Is it possible to serve in the national guard/reserves and attend dental school?

    I’ve been in the military for 12 years and am currently serving in the national guard. I’ve recently been accepted to dental school and will start June 2021. I still have 4 more years left on my national guard contract and am starting to worry about how I’m going to manage going to drill...
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    Can you use 9/11 GI Bill to pay for Medical School?

    I have been looking into alternatives aside from the HPSP program to help pay for medical school, and I was wondering if GI Bill is one. I am currently an upcoming college senior, about to join the Army Reserve unit soon, I plan on applying the next cycle. So I was wondering if I can get myself...
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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...