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Re: Introduction - Matthew

Post by Carpenter » January 15th, 2020, 2:35 pm

Rangers,

Just a quick update. MEPS went well, however I will need to go to a consultation for one of my eyes (same as my brother had). There's a good chance that the consultation will be next week but at the moment I don't have any definite date. I'm unsure how this will effect the ship date on the reserved contract or whether it will be pushed back any further, but we will see in time.
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Re: Introduction - Matthew

Post by Disinfertention » January 16th, 2020, 3:35 pm

Let us know what you end up finding out. Guessing I will learn a little more when you see my question in the Discord channel.
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Re: Introduction - Matthew

Post by Carpenter » January 29th, 2020, 10:41 pm

Rangers,

Once again a quick update. I received a phone call today from the recruiting station informing me that I will be going back to MEPS for my consultation on February 4th-5th.
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Re: Introduction - Matthew

Post by Carpenter » February 7th, 2020, 11:03 pm

Rangers,

I've completed my consultation at MEPS. It was determined that I will require a waiver for esotropia in my right eye, as well as a waiver for the implant on my collar bone. My recruiter tried to get the waivers pushed overnight so that I could enlist on the 6th, however they were unsuccessful. At the moment I am awaiting the waivers approval which has been determined to take 3-4 business days but could be longer. The contract I had previously reserved has expired and I will have to go back to the recruiters on Monday to re-reserve a contract. If I'm lucky there is a chance my waivers go through quickly and I return this upcoming week to officially enlist.
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Re: Introduction - Matthew

Post by CharlieRanger1FFV » February 8th, 2020, 4:52 am

Thanks for the update, Matthew... hope all goes well .


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Re: Introduction - Matthew

Post by Carpenter » February 12th, 2020, 6:33 pm

Rangers,

I'm excited to say that my waivers were cleared over the weekend and I returned to MEPS on Tuesday and arrived back today. I was successful in getting an 11X contract and officially swore in and enlisted today. My ship date is 20200331. Unfortunately, due to the waivers I am medically unfit to have any option attached to my contract. However, I am still set on volunteering for RASP in OSUT.
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