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  1. Army Reserves
    Graduate 2010, You might consider getting yourself accepted into a college that has ROTC and Nursing. This will get your tuition paid and get you a commission. I think this may ultimately be a...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    Graduate 2010, I think that you have to be an RN to do STRAP, but I could be wrong. There may be other options available to you as well. I would talk to an AMEDD recruiter and make a plan,...
    Feb 17, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    More on this...I know that MSN is your destination, but they will probably require you to get your BSN along the way if you are going in as a nurse.
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    I wouldn't go that way. I am a STRAP officer in the reserves getting my BSN. I got loan repayment in my contract too. All I had to do was ask. I would go Reserves, STRAP and loan repayment, but...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Just Commissioned as a 1st LT in the USAR. How Long for Orders?
    Probably 60 days. That how long my orders took.. Congratualtions!!
    Dec 7, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Getting commision while in school?
    You can take a direct commission in the Army Reserve as an ADN and finish your BSN while you are in. Check out the STRAP program. That is what I am doing.
    Oct 20, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Soon to be RN in need of some guidance
    I suggest to search your soul and see where your thoughts and feelings are coming from. Being a self-proclaimed pacifist will definitely throw up a road block for you, as a matter of fact, it is a...
    Oct 20, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Can new RN grad/No BSN enlist in the military?
    I am an 0-2 in the Army Reserve with an ADN. I am getting my BSN online through the Army STRAP program. It's a sweet deal. I get 1905.00/mo stipend and I am doing the healthcare loan repayment. ...
    Oct 20, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    corvettels2, I was told if I go 1/2 time that I wouldn't be attached to APMC anymore and that I would be assigned to a unit. Are you attached to APMC and half-time? Thanks in advance for your...
    Sep 29, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Medical Screening Form... how long?
    Brian, I did the DODMERB physical too. It takes time...lot's of it...Be patient, but at the same time demand answers from your recruiter. Ask for his boss if you need to. Good luck and...
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    Corvettels2, I am wanting to switch to half time STRAP and you have already given me some great advice..thanks. I am attached to APMC, I asked one of the MAJs about it and she said "It is not...
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    Corvettels2, that's great. Is the unit that you drill with medical? The only one near me is a Transportation unit. I wonder if I could drill with them? Another question..are you using loan...
    Sep 18, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    Thanks for the info
    Sep 16, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    I am in STRAP now, but does anyone know if I have to stay a full time student. Can I go half time?
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. Just Commissioned as a 1st LT in the USAR. How Long for Orders?
    Welcome to the fold LT. Congratualations! I agree with Jeck on the 30-60 days, providing your recruiter got your packet HRC.
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    Make sure you are talking to an AMEDD recruiter. Whoever told you that you needed to go to a brick and mortar school is out of touch. DIC Harwould's info is right on the money though. ...
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    http://img.an-file.info/icons/document.png Re: First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program I was told that I could not and that it had to be a brick and mortar school. Sitting in class....
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. Does STRAP program accept online classes?
    I am a STRAP nurse in the Army Reserve working on my BSN online. I also have opted for healthcare loan repayment. It is the common way to go. I am a full time student and I work full time as well....
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. How to do a Commissioning Ceremony?
    Just make sure that it is meaningful and memorable to you. Mine was a simple, outdoor ceremony with friends and family.
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. Army Reserves
    I agree with your logic and hope it works out for you. Don't give up, even if you have to wait for the BSN to be complete. By the way, I grew up in Benton and am quite familiar with RLC. It is a...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. US Army recruitment question
    All I know for sure, is if you are at all interested, you won't fare well by waiting for the recruiters to contact you. You gotta be on the top of there mind every moment from now on. The old...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Army Reserves
    I am a STRAP officer, 1st LT, in the Army Reserve. It's a pretty sweet deal. I commissioned May 26th. My orders just came through this week so I should be getting my stipend checks pretty soon. ...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. preparation for OBLC
    Hear you loud and clear on the good fitting boots. thanks! What brand and type of boots are the best. I heard the Altama Exospeed were a good choice. Any opinions.
    Jul 14, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. Enlighten me please!
    Sorry about calling you a he. Happy to answer any questions that I can along the way.
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. 2 June Boards(Questions, pls help)
    Diva-RNMom24, Best of luck. Hang in there with this long, long process. It'll all get done eventually. I commissioned May 26th and am waiting for orders. In the meantime, I continue to go to...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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