Military Support Division and VXS-1
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Before Attending NP4 Water Survival / Physiology training you will need to get a medical up-chit. This form can be attained in one of two ways:
Most importantly-- Keep a copy of the up-chit to take to swim/physiology training and fax a copy to Project Specialist Coordinator to put in your official record.
Fax: (301) 342-3908
The following is a list of factors that will be used by the Flight Surgeon to determine eligibility for an up-chit:
In order to fly in USN Aircraft, the OPNAV 3710/18 must be completed, signed by your physician, and countersigned by a flight surgeon before an up chit can be granted.
The front of the form is a medical questionnaire. If block 1-11 is checked yes or block 12 is checked no, then complete documentation by your physician of the evaluation, diagnosis, treatments received, and medications used must be provided to the flight surgeon.
On the back of the form is a physical exam:
If these standards are not met, complete documentation by your physician of the evaluation, diagnosis, treatments received, and medications used must be provided to the flight surgeon.
Waivers are considered on an individual basis, but require complete documentation.