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If a person was disqualified medically at one branch of service (ie air force) and applied to another branch (ie navy), will the navyknow about the other MEPS that was done at air force? and can that prevent you from getting a select letter at the navy? i had a broken thigh from football

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I am not sure if they will know but you can look into writing a Superman form. Basically you just write about your condition and how it has not affected you throughout your life and how you believe you are perfectly capable. I had to do this because of an eye condition that I have, that doesn't effect my vision but was improperly diagnosed by their doctors.

Ask your recruiter about it and if they do not know ask another recruiter.

Hope this helps!
 

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I am not sure if they will know but you can look into writing a Superman form. Basically you just write about your condition and how it has not affected you throughout your life and how you believe you are perfectly capable. I had to do this because of an eye condition that I have, that doesn't effect my vision but was improperly diagnosed by their doctors.

Ask your recruiter about it and if they do not know ask another recruiter.

Hope this helps!
The MEPS physical will be used by all the services so you have 2 options:

1) Go to a different MEPS for a physical
2) Get a waiver for the condition

Any service can grant waivers for certain conditions, so it will be based upon who you apply with, and what their service policy is.
 

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Also, the army can set up a trip to one of their bases. For me I got a physical by their doctors at the base. This physical was much more low key than the other one I had and they didn't even mention my eye condition, which I had put in the paperwork before the physical so they did know about it.
 
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I know for a fact that you can be permanently disqualified from one service and accepted into another for the HPSP scholarship. A classmate of mine was rejected permanently after multiple attempts to get a waiver from the Navy. Now, she was selected for an Army scholarship shortly after.
 

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so once you have been permanently disqualified medically with the navy, it's almost impossible for them to reverse the decision it seems? I have tried for 2 years now to get a waiver from the navy about my leg that's fine now. If I was seen by a navy orthopedist and they clear me, would that reverse their decision hopefully?

If not, do you guys feel the air force and army are more lenient for the physical? or is the air force even more strict than the navy?
 

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so once you have been permanently disqualified medically with the navy, it's almost impossible for them to reverse the decision it seems? I have tried for 2 years now to get a waiver from the navy about my leg that's fine now. If I was seen by a navy orthopedist and they clear me, would that reverse their decision hopefully?

If not, do you guys feel the air force and army are more lenient for the physical? or is the air force even more strict than the navy?
Army is the most generous with waivers. Ask your Navy recruiter if a waiver is possible. If it is, it will have to be done through a Navy doctor.