Can flat feet ruin a military career?

How much of a hinderance are flat feet, especially in the Army as an MP? What if surgeries were done to fix them? What if they don't bother you / hinder performance?

Asked By: - 4/26/2011
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Flat feet won't hurt your Military Career at all it's something that plenty of people live which. if it's painful or makes you unable to do the job assigned then i can become and issue but you can always get a permanent profile for that later on in your career. if it's not hindering your performance at all you don't... More
Answered By: Plumbersstock - 4/26/2011
Additional Answers (4)
In many cases FLAT FEET can HINDER your chance of enlisting or commissioning, into the Military!!!!!!!!
Answered By: Brian Murza - 4/26/2011
A long time ago flat feet would have disqualified someone from military service. Now it isn't a factor, because it was discovered that people with flat feet can march just as well as everyone else.
Answered By: Houd1n1 - 4/26/2011
More like cold feet than flat ones. No harm though, you'll do something better than dying needlessly in some country you have to be shown on the map.
Answered By: liam d - 4/26/2011
I went through MEPS in december, having both flat feet and slightly pigeon chested, they observed and commented on both, but the doctor said neither are DQ's anymore
Answered By: Chapst1k - 4/26/2011
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