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a couple questions before I talk to a recruiter
Last Post 03 May 2016 05:37 PM by AirDale13. 1 Replies.
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02 May 2016 11:49 AM
    I've done a bit of research about enlisting and from what I have seen I have 2 problems that might keep me from joining

    The first is that about a year ago after a cross country meet I was coughing a lot so my mom brought me to the doctor and he said I might have exercise induced asthma and prescribed me an inhaler I never used the inhaler but i never had the same problem with coughing again either. I'm pretty fit (under 18 5k for any of you cc guys out there) and I have not had any breathing problems during activity other then that one time. 

    The second Problem is that I have used marijuana 10-12 times when I was 15 and right after I turned 16 I have not smoked in over a year now but from what I have seen over 5 times is considered more then experimentation. I have no desire to smoke ever again but Im pretty worried about being DQ    

    do these problems require a waiver and if so how likely is it that I will be able to get one?


    Thanks for the help guys
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    03 May 2016 05:37 PM
    With the asthma thing I think you will be ok. You will need to provide records and such and can submit a statement saying you never used the inhaler. Better yet, have your doctor write it if you can. I don't think you would need a waiver but MEPS would determine that anyway. With the MJ just be honest about it, I take it as a case by case basis.
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