USAFSAM - FCI - Cadre Brief

Air Education and Training Command
Replenishing the Combat Capability of America's Air Force

AFROTC Cadre Brief

Point of Contact
AFROTC/RRFSG
334-953-0263, DSN 493-0263

USAFSAM FCI/MFS Responsibilities
· Provides over 725 USAFSAM appointment slots to AFROTC for completion of IFCI/MFS from April through March of the calendar year.
· Conducts 725+ IFCI/MFS examinations.
· Completes 100% of examinations to provide to HQ AETC/SGPS for final certification.

HQ AFROTC Responsibilities
· Provide a POC to coordinate scheduling appointments with ROTC detachments and to minimize no-shows.
· Ensure detachments are thoroughly briefed on reporting instructions.
· Coordinate with detachments to ensure cadets have the tools needed to complete the pre-examination process.
· Provide detachments with travel orders for cadet to attend examination.
· Liaison between detachments and USAFSAM technicians for questions and/or concerns

Detachment Responsibilities
· Ensure cadets are scheduled an appointment during the examination season - accomplished in WINGS by the Det.
· Arrange mode of transportation to and from Wright Patterson AFB, OH (commercial air or POV)
· Ensure you accomplish orders for your cadets in WINGS.
· Provide all medical documents, for review and certification, to USAFSAM FCI/MFS, at least 45 days before the appointment.
· Ensure cadets are informed of Corneal Refractive Surgery (PRK/LASIK/LASEK/EPI-LASEK) pre/post-examination procedures.
· Contacts lens policy: Soft contact lenses out 30 days/hard contacts out 90 days.
· Must be fasting for 12 hrs and well hydrated on Day 1 of appointment
· Pre-Examination Medical History (DD Form 2807-1
· Personal Data Form
· Privacy Statement/Medical Release
· DODMERB/Prior Exam
· PPQ
· AFROTC Form 46
· Corneal Refractive Surgery (PRK/LASIK/LASEK/EPI-LASEK) medical documents from the surgery center, to include pre-exam, 1 week, 1month, 3 month, 6 month, 12 month follow-up exams (post exam)
· FAA confirmation number (cadet must log-in and fill out the form two weeks prior to arrival). Confirmation numbers are only valid for 60 days.
· Please reference the link below for instructions on how to put the package together:
· Additional instructions for WINGS can be found by clicking this link.

Cadet Responsibilities
· Accurately, complete pre-screening documents as soon as notified of appointment date on-line in PEPP to include Medical History, ROTC Data Form, and FAA MedExpress (medical history & FAA MedExpress will generate keys). FAA Confirmation number is only valid for 60 days.
· Take all information/directions presented by Det NCOs seriously. Failing to follow directions may affect examination and pilot categorization.
· Inform detachment of any medical changes prior to appointment.
· IF MEMBER HAS BEEN ISSUED A DOD/MILITARY ID CARD, IT MUST BE CARRIED ON THEIR PERSON AT ALL TIMES DURING APPOINTMENT

FCI Transportation
Currently, we do not have detachment support providing transportation from the airport.

Useful Contact Numbers
· Wright Patterson Lodging (937) 257-3451/5442
· USAFSAM MFS Appointments (937) 938-2647

Cadets will assemble in front of Wright Patterson Inn main lodging facility at 0615 Monday morning for transportation, by cadet driver, to Bldg 840, Area B -- ALL WITH 0700 HRS APPOINTMENT REPORT TIME.
Detachments Do's and Don't
· Do adhere to all messages that pertain to IFCI/MFS procedures from HQ AFROTC (ARMs, emails, etc.)
· Do familiarize yourself with the IFCI/MFS procedure.
· Don't wait until the last minute to set an appointment for your cadet.
· Don't call or email USAFSAM--go through HQ AFROTC!

FAQs
Q: How do I set IFCI/MFS appointments?
A: In WINGS, go to Training-Assign-IFC Assignments.


Q: When should a cadet complete the pre-screening process?
A: Upon appointment date notification.


Q: How long are the appointments?
A: 3-5 days...add 2 days for travel.


Q: When does the scheduling cycle start and end?
A: Appointments begin in April and end in March the following calendar year.


Q: My cadet had PRK surgery. Is there additional documents, we send to USAFSAM?
A: Yes, at least 45 days before their appointment, they must send all pre-op, post-op, and follow-up PRK records via email or fax.


Q: My cadet wears contacts. Do they need to take them out prior to their appt?
A: Yes. Cadets must remove their contacts 30 days prior for soft contacts and 90 days prior for hard contacts.


Q: What is appropriate attire for my cadet's physical and what does the cadet bring to the appointment?
A: AF PT gear is appropriate attire for the physical; refer to cadet instruction sheet for further guidance.


Q: What documents do the detachments send to USAFSAM?
A: Personal Data Form with the following:
Pre-Examination Medical History (DD Form 2807-1)
Privacy Statement/Medical Release
FAA Confirmation number
Women-Date of last PAP and results/office notes
DODMERB/Prior Exam
PPQ
AFROTC Form 46
Corneal Refractive Surgery (PRK/LASIK/LASEK/EPI-LASEK) medical documents from the surgery center, to include pre-operative visit, operative report, and 2 post-operative visits (initial post-op refraction must be at least 90 days post-op and the second refraction at least 1 month later)  and corneal topographies.


Q: How do I forward these documents to USAFSAM?
A: Simultaneously as one electronic package vs. piece by piece.
Send to USAFSAM.Med.Flt.Scr@us.af.mil or if scanner is not functioning correctly, fax to (937) 656-4006.