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    Physical Examinations?

    I have deep cuts on both my forearms that i sustained in a biking accident. I have been to MEPS and they gave the impression that they thought thye were self inflicted, they said they would let them deal with it at basic training. Can i be disqualified once i get to basic training because of these or if they decide to pull my previous medical history?


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    Red, when you get to boot, you are got. Don't worry, no one will worry 'bout it in boot. You may get a little harassment over it, but that is for you to get over. I can't see you havin a problem,,, Just be honest.

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    Those nimrods at MEPS seem to know a lot for not knowing you. I assume they asked you what happened? If so, what, they didn't believe you? That crap ****es me off.


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    Yea they didn't seem to believe anything i said, but it is there job to find out anything that could endanger your life or the lives of others. I don't blame them, just don't wanna get booted for something i didn't do.


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    I have scars up and down my right arm due to a motocross accident. (Some moron put a barbed wire fence at the top of a berm---) Many people over the years have said it looks like they were self inflicted wounds- but I don't recall any DI or Corpsman at MCRD SD ever saying a word about them.


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    I wouldn't worry about it if you told the truth! Just don't lie about anything and you are good to go!


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    Hey Davblay I looked on my DD214 for that quote and I couldn't find it? I have an Honorable with a RE-1. But that quote isn't on my discharge papers, unless I missed it? I got out in 99, maybe they didn't do that then?


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    Wookie, not on your DD-214 but the certificate that they mailed you after you completed your IRR time and everything.


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    Hmm, I don't know if I got that. But I probably did. I served 8 years active so I had no IRR, and if it was sent to me it's gone. A few years ago after I got out I had a house fire that was caused by my computer scanner, and I lost 95% of everything I owned. Fortunately for me my guns and ammo were under my bed which was the farthest point from the fire, the rest of the stuff is just stuff! So maybe it was torched and I've just forgot about it? Thanks for the clarification!


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    All I got was a DD214 and a thankyou from Nixon,,, never saw anything else in 1973?


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    Quote Originally Posted by thewookie
    Hey Davblay I looked on my DD214 for that quote and I couldn't find it? I have an Honorable with a RE-1. But that quote isn't on my discharge papers, unless I missed it? I got out in 99, maybe they didn't do that then?
    It is a DD-256MC (Honorable Discharge Certificate). It has a EGA at the top of a nice framable certificate. That phrase is directly underneath the EGA at the top of the page!

    You Marines really should look a little closer at your paperwork. No---seriously I didn't notice that on mine until I ran across it on the internet.

    Semper Fi


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