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

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    I had my heart set on the Navy. I believe it was an Officer recruiter that specializes in this field. I was referred to him by another recruiter. So, I talked to the Air Force recruiter today and she told me 47. I have plenty of time. LOL. She also told me that I should finish grad school to come in at a higher rank. That works for me. Never ever considered the AF. Bummer part is AF doesnt have bases near water. Oh well I guess you cant have it all. She also told me that I would be at one location the entire 3 years. I guess that is good if that is one of the places that I choose. Would love to go overseas but I guess its not too common.

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    Glad thinks worked out for you. Glade you did your research. If I were you I would join the Air Force now and complete grad school while I am in the service. You never know they may lower the age, then you will not be able to get in. Good Luck.
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    [ Bummer part is AF doesnt have bases near water. Oh well I guess you cant have it all.]

    I think you should do a little more research on the A.F.. About 1/3 of U.S.A.F. bases are on the water.
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    Really? Ok I will look some more. The recruiter was the one that told me that. Most of the people that I have been talking to have said that the AF would be better. They gave many reasons too.
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    OHSUBSN05 - I would love to hear what they were saying. I am currently looking at the Navy, but have also wondered about the AF. Feel free to send me a message if you would rather. Thanks!
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    Actually, I'd love to know, too, and so others probably would, as well, so would you mind posting what you learn about age limits from the recruiter on this board, please-oh-please? Thanks!
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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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    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.

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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.
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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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