So my SO was going to join the marines recently. It was going to be good for us, he doesnt have health insurance, and isnt making much money for all the long hours he puts in. So we went and spoke with a recruiter, she seemed pretty cool. but on the health questionaire he checked yes to something about having chest pains in the past. he went ot the hospital for it, got tested (ekg) and all and got clearance. Well months later when the paper work made it to MEPS the doc said that he wanted my SO to get a CURRENT letter to prove he was in okay condition to go. So we yet again went to doc, paid out of pocket for that. and MEPS reply..GO GET ANOTHER EKG!! WTF..seriously. when he gets to MEPS they give him a FULL physical, so why are they asking us to pay outta pocket to even allow him to go. he works a very physical job, got the letter, and he cant even make it to MEPS. we dont have ne more money to put towards this. so we gave up
Asked by Anonymous at 6:11 AM on Jul. 15, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by PaceMyself at 7:26 AM on Jul. 15, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 6:12 AM on Jul. 15, 2009
so why are they asking us to pay outta pocket to even allow him to go.
Why would the military pay? He isn't troop yet. MIlitary is selective and you have to be in the best possible shape. They need to ensure he isn't a health risk and that he is physically able to handle the military. Has he called his recruiter and talked to her?
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