Medical Officer Orientation
These talking points are primarily for your recruiter to assist with your initial orientation. However, the following things are what you can expect to discuss with your recruiter during your initial orientation briefing.
- Explain the commissioning ceremony process
- Introduce FS to the Future Soldier Portal (FSP) by clicking the Future Soldier Training link on the navigation bar, and using the Future Soldiers GoArmy.com user name and password to log into the FSP. Enter the FSP
- Supervise the Soldier as they create their GoArmy.com account.
- Introduce FS to Medical Operations Data System (MODS)
- Execute Department of the Army SHARP training
- Discuss BOLC graduation requirements
- Schedule and discuss the requirements of the Occupational Physical Assessment Test (OPAT).
- Discuss the requirement for the Future Soldier to contact his or her recruiter each month.
- Give Future Soldier schedules for Future Soldier Training Functions.
- Discuss importance of maintaining mental, physical, and moral eligibility.
NOTE: Driving Information
- Fort Sam Houston is considered a "walking campus". Parking directly adjacent the AMEDD C & S is for staff use only and is not authorized for BOLC students. For in-processing, please park across the street from the AMEDD museum to avoid being ticketed. You will be given more information regarding authorized student parking areas when you in-process.
- You must utilize a hands free telephone device when talking on cell phones while driving on Fort Sam Houston. TEXTING while driving is NOT authorized within the city of San Antonio or on Fort Sam Houston.
- You are not required to have a Fort Sam Houston Department of Defense (DoD) registration sticker on your
vehicle to obtain access to the base. For more info on accessing Fort Sam Houston, please refer to the FAQ
Students are not authorized to drive motorcycles while in BOLC.
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