As a Navy Delayed Entry Program (DEP) loss, can I still join the Navy in the future?
I was set to ship out in July 2007 but I didn't leave on my ship date. I left the recruiters a message stating my dad was ill and I wasn't leaving for training. I also wrote a letter. My dad passed away a couple months later and I went back to college. Next Summer I will have my associates degree and I will likely be looking to join the military again. Can I rejoin the Navy?
Asked By: Michael - 10/4/2008
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You can still join but as mrsjvb stated, you will need a waiver. This waiver will not be as simple as one might be led to believe. However, your circumstances seem favorable. A few mitigating factors to consider are (1), how close to your shipping date were you before you jumped ship; (2) did your failure to ship... More
Answered By: Moby - 10/12/2008
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I do not see why not. Until you get to MEPS and sign the contract nothing is set. So you never really joined the military to begin with. If you are messed with by the Navy then try another branch but they should have no issues!
Answered By: Geoffrey L - 10/4/2008
The only thing you get here are opinions... unless you happen to get a recruiter. That's where I'd go were I you... More
Answered By: gugliamo00 - 10/4/2008
you will require a waiver and a recruiter willing to work with you. but yes it can be done.
Answered By: mrsjvb - 10/5/2008
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