1. D

    Medical Clearance - Crohn's

    I'm looking to apply during the next OTS bid next week, but want to see my chances of passing medical. I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at ~13 years old (25 now). I've had one surgery @ 15 related to Crohn's side effects and none since. (Other than biannual Colonoscopies to monitor). Other...
  2. W

    Contacting Flight Surgeon

    I am only waiting on my medical to be approved before I get my FOL. The medical department tells me I do not need any further evaluation on the MMPI - which is a huge relief. Now I have a specific time sensitive problem coming up. I am a teacher right now and my contract due date is coming at...
  3. L

    Medical Alcohol Use Disorders and FAA

    This is a bit embarrassing and personal but here goes nothing. Currently AD Air Force, early 30s, dual-rated, and will have AOC experience shortly. I got arrested last year on base for drunk and disorderly conduct. Long story short, went to in-patient treatment and was diagnosed with an AUD. I...
  4. W

    Medical Isotretinoin before academy?

    Would it be okay to take isotretinoin before attending the academy? I'm not prescribed anything at the moment. I'm waiting for my scheduled medical exam. I'll definitely ask at the exam before I move on with any prescriptions but I'm curious if anyone perhaps went through something similar and...
  5. Itsallgucci


    I received a TOL for pool 1 on Dec 21st right before the shutdown. I've been reading into the CIL process, and it looks like I will have to be submitting my medical records from the VA for clearance. I have a 50% disability rating for back/knee pain, 10% of that is for PTSD. I received the PTSD...
  6. slater

    Medical Lose Medical Due To Illness, What Happens?

    What happens when you are a CPC and lose your medical clearance due to a medical condition that requires treatment or medication that perm downs you?
  7. Logical_Mongoose

    Drug Screening Question

    I recently had the good fortune of having a GI infection in the beginning of August and having a kidney stone this week. The ER gave me some wonderful medications to "push" me through the process of passing the kidney stone, but I have my medical exam and drug screen next week. Does anyone know...
  8. R

    Medical Retirement

    Does anyone have any information or know where I can get information on medical retirements?
  9. J

    Medical clearance timeline

    I received my TOL August 2015. I was deployed so I accepted the TOL but had to push off hiring processing until I returned August 2016. Picked back up in August 2016 and had everything completed by September 16th. Apparently I'm still waiting to be cleared by medical, but everything else is good...
  10. H

    Tier 2

    Anyone on hear going through the tier 2 process?