What makes you medically non-deployable?

What makes you medically non-deployable?

Any medical condition that requires durable medical equipment or appliances or that requires periodic evaluation and/or treatment by medical specialists not readily available in theater (e.g., CPAC machine for sleep apnea).

What disqualifies you from deploying?

1. Psychotic and Bipolar Disorders are disqualifying for deployment. Individualized assessment required.

What makes someone Undeployable?

The deployable status of Soldiers is directly correlated with the Army’s number one priority which is Readiness. Reporting Army Reserve Administrative and Legal Soldiers Non-Deployable. Soldiers are considered non-deployable if they meet one of the following: Soldiers that have not completed minimal training.

What makes a Soldier medically non-deployable?

Soldiers are considered deployable unless they have a Service-determined reason that precludes them from deployment. (2) The Soldier can operate in austere areas or areas that regularly experience significant environmental conditions (e.g., heat, cold, altitude) that would exacerbate existing medical conditions.

Can you deny deployment?

But refusing to deploy after taking the oath will result in discipline (almost always a bad discharge). It could be worse, but the military generally doesn’t want to waste it times on deadbeats, they generally are not good Soldiers anyway, and they are an insignificant part of the force.

Can I deploy with high blood pressure?

Once a Soldier is diagnosed with hypertension, our goal is to get it under control and manageable so he can deploy,” said Maj. (Dr.) Alcario Serros, chief of Internal Medicine at Darnall. “The majority of the time, cases can be controlled through intervention, either with medication and/or lifestyle changes.”

Can a soldier refuse to be deployed?

“The Army is a values-based organization which embraces the values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage; for a soldier to violate military law by refusing to obey orders is a serious matter,” Fort Hood officials said in a statement released late Wednesday.

What happens if you refuse to deploy?

The stiffest charge, missing movement, carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison and a dishonorable discharge.

What makes the Navy not deployable?

If a Sailor experiences delays out of his or her control that directly result in non-deployability greater than 12 months, then this will be considered during the retention determination process. Navy Medicine is proactively realigning resources and focus to fully support Sailor readiness.

How is deployability identified?

To be considered deployable, a soldier in the active, National Guard and Reserve must be: Administratively, legally and medically cleared for employment in any environment in which the Army is operating or could operate.

Can you refuse deployment?

Yes it is a choice. You do not get to choose where to deploy. Not usually. You may request a duty assignment that will actively place you in rotation for combat theater but it is not possible to join specifically for the purpose of deploying to war.

Do deployments get Cancelled?

Cancellations of deployments don’t happen very often, so it is hard to predict what will happen next.

What are the benefits and risks of a stent?

After getting a stent, people can often return to their normal activities quickly. In addition, with stenting: Although major complications are uncommon, stenting carries all of the same risks as angioplasty alone for the treatment of coronary artery disease.

How does a balloon stent work to open a blockage?

At the blockage, the balloon is inflated and the spring-like stent expands and locks into place inside the artery. The stent stays in the artery permanently to hold it open and improve blood flow to your heart. In some cases, more than one stent may be needed to open a blockage.

What does OCONUS stand for?

Chemical units and staffs (Active Army and Reserve Component) continue to perform magnificently in all areas: continental United States (CONUS), outside the continental United States ( OCONUS ), combat zones, and civil support operations.

What is the difference between OCONUS and overseas?

OCONUS = Outside Continental United States Overseas = Any country or place beyond the CONUS. Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. territories are considered overseas under the Space-A Regulation. Some folks use the terms OCONUS and Overseas interchangeably but the above are the official definitions.