MIL Eyesight

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  1. PFC Lowell

    PFC Lowell Velox et Mortifer

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    I am looking to join the army. I am mainly looking to get into a combat arms MOS. The only bottleneck that I may have is my eyesight. In a nutshell, it sucks ass. My vision is somewhere around 20/300. Corrected, It's 20/20. I am wondering if any kind of corrective vision surgery is allowed for combat arms soldiers. I have heard that some types of eye correction do not allow the patient to go above a certain altitude. Would eye correction not allow me to join airborne/ranger/special forces? Thanks for any replies. Sorry if my vocabulary lacks the correct military jargon.
     
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    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    You can wear glasses in combat arms MOS's. You best bet would be to talk to a recruiter over the phone and ask the question. Also check out www.military.com
     
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    PFC Lowell Velox et Mortifer

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    I forgot to add that I'm not wearing glasses unless there isn't anyother choice.
    I'm still have a year until I can even join the army (Gotta finish HS :hs:) So I don't think I want a recruiter telling me that I should join at 17.
    Thanks for the reply. Sorry for my noobishness
     
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    PFC Lowell Velox et Mortifer

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    Thank you very much. Now I just gotta keep n shape till I'm 18 :coold:
     
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    My best friend in med school right now on the army's dime always brags about how he isn't going to have any liability if he fucks up and i'm just like :ugh2:. Is this a common attitude among military doctors or is my friend just an ass?
     

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