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Arrow Thyroidism And Military? - April 21st 2012, 02:51 AM

If you're trying to join the Air Force, what blood tests do they do at MEPS?
What if you are hypothyroid?


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Re: Thyroidism And Military? - April 21st 2012, 08:17 AM

I don't know about where you are, but in New Zealand you can't join any of the armed forces if you have a thyroid condition, because they require medication, and the rule I got told was you have to be able to survive for up to 4 years potentially in a POW camp without medication or medical assisstance. That's here, though.

If I were you I would ring up or e-mail that department and ask them what sort of things they will test for, and if hypothyroidism is going to be an issue.
   
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Re: Thyroidism And Military? - April 21st 2012, 09:08 AM

I know that the RAF won't accept most thyroid conditions, no idea what it's like over there though.
   
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