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06/06/2021

What is 1a status in the military?

What is 1a status in the military?

I Available for service
I-A Available; fit for general military service
I-A-O Conscientious objectors eligible for military service in noncombatant role
I-B Available; fit only for limited military service
I-B-O Conscientious objectors available for limited service [not used after Aug. 18, 1942]

What medical conditions are disqualifying for the military?

Disqualifying Medical Conditions

  • Abdominal Organs and Gastrointestinal System.
  • Blood and BloodForming Tissue Diseases.
  • Body Build Deficiency.
  • Advanced Dental Diseases.
  • Ears and Hearing Loss.
  • Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
  • Loss of Function in Upper Extremities.
  • Loss of Function in Lower Extremities.

What STDS does the military test for?

The military has also implemented programs that mandate screening for certain STIs. For example, service members are screened for HIV at least every two years, and women under 26 are screened for chlamydia annually because they are more susceptible to infection and less likely to show symptoms.

Can you join the military after being disqualified?

You can’t enlist with a permanent medical disqualification unless you receive an approved waiver. If you are found to be permanently disqualified, the MEPS doctor will indicate on your medical form whether a waiver is recommended in your case. It is the first step in the medical waiver process.

What charges disqualify you from the military?

Criminal or malicious mischief (less than $500 fine or restitution or confinement). Desecration of the American flag. Desecration of a grave. Domestic battery/violence, not considered Lautenberg Amendment (Note: The Army classifies this as a serious offense, even if charged/convicted as a misdemeanor.

Can military see expunged records?

Even though you are still required to disclose expunged offenses and the U.S. Military will still be able to see expunged offenses on your record, expungement under state law can carry some weight when it comes to your eligibility for enlistment.

Can you join the military with autism?

Army applicants with autism spectrum disorders are automatically disqualified, per Defense Department accession policy, though sometimes medical enlistment waivers are granted after a visit to a DoD behavioral health consultant, according to Ferguson.

Can I join the military without a high school diploma?

The military often requires a high school diploma, but it is still very possible for you to become a member of the armed services after you earn a GED. No matter which branch you are looking to serve in, you still must meet the age, citizenship, height and weight, and legal requirements in order to join the military.

How tall do you have to be to be in the military?

NOTE: Height range is 5’0″ to 6’8″ males and 4’10’ to 6’8″ for females. The minimum age is 17. Here is a calculator to measure your height and weight requirements as you prepare for Basic Combat Training.

Can you join the military at 17?

You must be at least 17 to enlist in any branch of the active military. The oldest you can be to enlist for active duty in each branch is: Army: 34. Air Force: 39.

Can a 16 year old join the Navy?

To join the Navy without your parents’ consent as an enlisted member you must be at least 18 years old. The youngest you can be to enlist in the Navy with your parents’ consent is 17. You cannot be older than 34. Should you enter a Navy officer program the youngest you can be is 19; the oldest you can be is 35.

Can minors join the military?

To join the Military, your child must be a U.S. citizen who is 18 years old, or 17 with your signed permission. He or she will need a high school diploma or GED, so encourage him or her to stay in school and maintain good grades. If your child wants to be an officer, he or she will need a four-year college degree.