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Re: [IP] Military ??

Maybe the Air Force is diff. than the Navy.  I am Active Duty and IDD.  I
did meet a board and it was decided that I could stay in.  I know of at
least 25 IDD still on active duty just in the TX area. If you have any
questions please email me.  email @ redacted
-----Original Message-----
From: Dante Jacobson <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 1999 9:52 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Military ??

>At 12:16 PM 7/27/99 PDT, you wrote:
>>Hi! My name is Joleen.  I was in the Navy for 2 years and was discharged
>>because I was diagnosed with Diabetes while in service.  At this time, you
>>can not serve your country in the military if you have IDD.  It's a shame,
>>because we could really contribute a lot to this country.  Take care!
> hey Joleen-
>my father was in the army for 17 years and was diagnosed.  this was in
>1990.  he had to go in front of the medical board, but because that was
>about 9 months after he was diagnosed and he kept doing his job, TDY to
>Haiti and Dom Rep, the medical board let him stay in for his 20 years.
>maybe the army has different procedures than the navy.
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