Age Limit for Navy & Air Force Nurses - page 3

Can someone please tell the age limit for nurses in the navy and air force? I turn 41 in a couple of days here. Thanks, Kevin... Read More

  1. Visit  PNP4KIDZ} profile page
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    I am going in as a nurse practitioner to the Air Force and will be 43 in a couple of weeks. The age waiver was not a problem. Of course, I had to pass the medical exam and meet the requirements.
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  3. Visit  razorshark} profile page
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    For AF, over 40 required more medical tests. You must be able to retire before age 68. Between 42 and 48, there is a possibility you will require an age waiver depending on your circumstances. Entry requirements change every year according to availability.

    v/r
    Sharky
  4. Visit  dbeth71} profile page
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    I have always been interested in the AF. Circumstances have prevented me from joining. I am a single parent and until now I have been unable to join due to the fact that I have 2 children. I now only have one that I take care of because my son graduated high school and has moved out. I live in Florida and am hoping to be able to stay near the base that is only about 30 miles from me. It is on the water.
  5. Visit  nurse2033} profile page
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    Quote from Chesnee10
    I am in the process of applying for the Navy Nurse Corp. I am 39 and they told me the age limit was 42 but they would subtract my prior sevice years from my age. I hope it all goes through. I cant wait to be a military nurse.
    Any suggestions on whether or not to stay on top of my recruiter or would it be better to let him take his time?
    It took them 14 months, and a friend 20 months to get processed into the Air National Guard (earlier this year). Get going... And by the way I know the Air Force, for nurses, to be 47. I was 44 when I applied and 46 when I entered.
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  6. Visit  Ukraine_vs_USA} profile page
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    Quote from OHSUBSN05
    .... talked to the Air Force recruiter today and she told me 47. I have plenty of time. LOL. ......
    I tried to contact recruiter in my area... No luck! I just leave messages.

    About age limit. I looked online and I found this:

    "What is the cut-off age for joining the Air Force?

    Non-prior service applicants must be in Basic Military Training before their 28th birthday. Officer Training School applicants must be commissioned prior to their 35th birthday. Physician, Nurse and Allied Health applicants must be in Commissioned Officer Training before their 40th birthday. Prior service applicant age limitations may differ from what is stated above. Prior service applicants should contact their local recruiter for age cut-offs."
    from http://www.military.com/Recruiting/C..._usaf,,00.html

    It made me upset, as I just turned 41. Am I really too old?!
  7. Visit  IVyPush-her} profile page
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    Hi, look here
    http://airforce.com/joining-the-air-...icer-overview/

    It says up to 48 but my recruiter told me 47.
  8. Visit  midinphx} profile page
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    I came in at 42. The rules are different for RN's than other areas. You actually have up to 47 with waivers. Problem is the competition for few slots is fierce.
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  9. Visit  Ukraine_vs_USA} profile page
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    Quote from OHSUBSN05
    Hi, look here
    http://airforce.com/joining-the-air-...icer-overview/

    It says up to 48 but my recruiter told me 47.
    Thank you, OHSUBSN05, for reply! Yes, I see the age limit of 48. I just do not understand: when I was filling out their form "Join us" on the same website (with relation to medical professionals) I got automatic reply "Sorry...bla-bla-bla... but you are too old". I guess, I just need keep trying to contact recruiter.
  10. Visit  Ukraine_vs_USA} profile page
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    Quote from midinphx
    ..... The rules are different for RN's than other areas. ...... Problem is the competition for few slots is fierce.
    Can you tell me more about your two statements, please?
  11. Visit  Ukraine_vs_USA} profile page
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    An air force nursing recruiter called me today. He said, now the cut off age is 42! It means before I turn 42 I have to be enrolled into active duty. At this time AF does not offer any kind of wavers for the age over 42 as they have plenty of younger nurses. Also, even before age of 42 y.o. there will be a competition among applicants, and the chances are the younger nurses will be selected.
    I am going to have a meeting with him in person in August. Will see what happen. Although it does not sound too good right now.
  12. Visit  oahufish} profile page
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    Is the 42 age limit for AF a recent change, I thought it was 47 for both AF and Army as well. I am turning 43 this week and considering joining AF as well, but have almost 6 years active duty as an Army Nurse. Any idea if I would need a waiver since I would be able to complete 20 years well before I reach age 62?
    Aloha
  13. Visit  Ukraine_vs_USA} profile page
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    Quote from oahufish
    .... I am turning 43 this week and considering joining AF as well, ...... Any idea if I would need a waiver since I would be able to complete 20 years well before I reach age 62? Aloha
    I only can repeat what nursing recruiter in Denver area said. He was very straight forward: no waivers will be offered for folks over age of 42. He said, AF has plenty of people as of right now.
  14. Visit  IVyPush-her} profile page
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    Hey guys, I wrote my recruiter who specializes in the AF Nurse Corps out of Los Angeles.
    I told her I had heard that there was a halt on age waivers and that I did not realize the process was so
    long. I graduate in Aug with my Masters and this is what she had to say:

    Julie,

    Things are very competitive right now and that may be an understatement. An
    application is taking from 6-12 months to complete at this time and if you
    graduate in 2012, you may be looking at a 2013 COT date. Don't worry about
    the age because the cutoff is 46 yrs at this time. Not sure where you got
    42. But if your ultimate goal is to join the Air Force, I would suggest you
    get the ball rolling because nothing is guaranteed and you can't predict the
    road blocks you may encounter.

    I attached the application so send it back to me once it is 100% complete
    and I will make you and initial appointment at the office in Los Angeles.


    So do the recruiters get different information?


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