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Think I've failed the medical after all the training, army prep, pre-adsc and adsc.

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Regular Soldier Recruitment' started by machie, May 17, 2012.

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  1. Went up to Lichfield on Monday and was deferred with a heart murmur (broke my heart - literally) but thought nothing of it as it's quite common and they were quite reassuring saying that 98% of the time it's ok.

    Had an appointment to see sepcialist on Tuesday and all of a sudden they tell me I have an bicuspid aortic valve, big slap in the face.
    Anyways I phoned AFCO and they said don't give up hope, but I'm pretty sure that's a definite fail right? It says 'normally graded a P8', does anyone know someone that's managed to get in through appealing?

    So gutted it's unreal, wasn't expecting it but I just gotta take it on the chin and look at other options. Maybe travelling.
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