A patent foramen ovale, will this be an issue?

Sumo

War Hero
So guy’s Just had the phone call from my AFCO and Im pleased to say My Apeal has been upheld and I shall be Joining . Thank you all for your encouragement and straight firing words . Ill keep you In the loop with how I get on guys
Good luck
 

Sly3

Midshipman
Honestly the best outcome I’ve heard ! I just hope that my condition is similar to yours. What did you put into your appeal if you don’t mind me asking.
 

Maxpowers

Lantern Swinger
Honestly the best outcome I’ve heard ! I just hope that my condition is similar to yours. What did you put into your appeal if you don’t mind me asking.
so mainly expained how common it is and how it has never affected me in any manner and how onwards of 25% of serving personel could have it then went on to explain my fitness levels and what I do as past times (having climbed some scottish mountains with my mate in the summer) and just a little note of how focused I have been on joining the service having lost 4 st etc
 

Sly3

Midshipman
That easy huh ! Goddam well I’ve got the backing of 22weeks of Service in the Royal Marines plus countless training diary’s over the course of two years and Strava runs. And my commitment to pushing the mental boundaries of trying to rejoin 2 years now so far.
 

Maxpowers

Lantern Swinger
That easy huh ! Goddam well I’ve got the backing of 22weeks of Service in the Royal Marines plus countless training diary’s over the course of two years and Strava runs. And my commitment to pushing the mental boundaries of trying to rejoin 2 years now so far.
Wasn’t as easy as that I have had to do be at the standard to put it down on paper . We are in different circumstances unfortunately being a fresh recruit. I wish you the best of luck mate I honestly do . I have a 100% concluded benign patent foramen ovale I got the consultant who diagnosed it to right a letter explaining it and my eleligbility for service
 
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Sly3

Midshipman
Hmm I’ll have to see my out come I can’t conclude my own verdict as my service will be different to yours ‍♂️
 

Maxpowers

Lantern Swinger
Hmm I’ll have to see my out come I can’t conclude my own verdict as my service will be different to yours ‍♂️
I have no bar to any roles if I wanted to change to Diver or marine I could for example. Best of luck
 

Sly3

Midshipman
Hmm I’ll have to get in touch with my own specialist I’m not to sure what it puts me at risk with as I have not a jar of glue.
 

Waspie

War Hero
So guy’s Just had the phone call from my AFCO and Im pleased to say My Apeal has been upheld and I shall be Joining . Thank you all for your encouragement and straight firing words . Ill keep you In the loop with how I get on guys
Well done mate. Hurdle jumped - more to come. Hopefully his will be the highest hill you have to climb.
 

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