1. Leg, Knee, Thigh, and Hip.
(1) Current loose or foreign body in the knee joint (717.6) is
(2) History of uncorrected anterior (717.83) or posterior (717.84)
cruciate ligament injury is disqualifying. History of surgical
correction of knee ligaments (P81.4) is disqualifying only if
symptomatic or unstable.
(3) Current symptomatic medial and lateral collateral ligament
injury is disqualifying.
(4) Current symptomatic medial or lateral meniscal injury is
(5) Current unspecified internal derangement of the knee (717.9)
(6) Current or history of congenital dislocation of the hip (754.3),
osteochondritis of the hip (Legg-Perthes Disease) (732.1), or
slipped femoral epiphysis of the hip (732.2) is disqualifying.
(7) Current or history of hip dislocation (835) within 2 years
preceding examination is disqualifying.
(8) Current osteochondritis of the tibial tuberosity (Osgood-
Schlatter Disease) (732.4) is disqualifying if symptomatic
2. Yes, all accessions go to Cape May for Boot Camp.
3. As a reservist, aside from deployments, you will be at your unit 2 days a month and two weeks out of the year.
4. Yes, Reserves are sent wherever we need them.
5. Yes, as you are part time, you should be able to attend college with minimal interruptions, unless you are A. on weekend duty, B. on your two week drill, or C. Deployed.
www.GoCoastguard.com is an excellent source of information. There is also a link to find a recruiter in there to get more of your questions answered.
Hope this helps.