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tjaydonsmith wrote:MEPS went as expected: I require a waiver to clear my ADHD diagnoses, but before they can submit for that, they require further documentation on my vision problem. Passed everything else on the physical. It will probably take a couple weeks before I have any new information.
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Roger Ranger Jim;

I have submitted all paperwork on my vision - the doctors at MEPS told me that having amblyopia does not require any further documentation or waivers. With that sorted, they are submitting for a waiver. Apparently the doctor who signs off on these waivers is fairly capricious with his ADHD waivers - he clears about 50% of ADHD cases, and there aren't any obvious common denominators between cases. The doctors said that they made my file look as attractive as possible and with my high ASVAB score and high GPA, they see no reason why I should not be cleared... but its still up in the air.

Waiting on that signature - will update as soon as I hear anything.
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Well, Tyler, another week has passed. Please keep updated on your progress. Never, never quit!
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MEPS requested paperwork on some items they found listed in my medical summery: knee pain, tinnitus, insomnia and anemia - things I was tested for a couple years ago with little or no findings. I submitted the write-ups on these issues yesterday; the good news is they did not seem to require anything more regarding ADHD. Any time now...
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Rangers,

Finished my final medical examination yesterday and submitted the paperwork to MEPS (this was to clear my past knee injury and anemia). Assuming they like what they see, I will be cleared to select an MOS. I am sorry for how long it has taken for an update: this is the only progress that has been made in three months.

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Good update, keep driving on, continue to improve on your PT. Give everything you've got, every time you give and never, ever quit. RLTW
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Roger RangerJD.
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Stopping by to say that I am still alive. Received a phone call yesterday stating that I will hear on the 14th if I am "cleared" or if they need more paperwork. Sorry this is taking so long - it doesn't look good on my part.

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tjaydonsmith wrote:Stopping by to say that I am still alive. Received a phone call yesterday stating that I will hear on the 14th if I am "cleared" or if they need more paperwork. Sorry this is taking so long - it doesn't look good on my part.

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Are you just rambling out loud to yourself or are you addressing Rangers here that have offered their time to you? Beat your face.

On that, what have you been doing to prepare yourself if they do give you the green light? Or have you given up already?
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Addressing Rangers, Ranger Cams. I apologize if my delivery was off.

I train every day. My 5 mile time is always sub 35 min, ruck stays over 4 mph with 65lbs. I swim 2-4 miles 3 times a week, running upwards of 60 miles a month. Weights are mostly irrelevant, but I supplement my calisthenics with them. Push-ups: 95 on a bad day. Sit-ups: 105. Pull-ups: 27. 2 mile run time: 11:45. I don't give up, Ranger Cams.
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Is your name Tyler Jaydon Smith?
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Ranger Tough,

No. It is an online pseudonym.
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tjaydonsmith wrote:Ranger Tough,

No. It is an online pseudonym.
Roger.
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