I am looking for any advice that I can get about a possible forced cross rated due to being color blind. I have been in my current rating for 12 years. I am required to have an ordnance certification which is valid for 5 years. I am also required to have an annual physical that just like the ordnance certification, requires a color proficiency test. When I received my ordnance cert, I was tested for color, failed that portion, but was given the ordnance cert. When I was tested for the annual physical for color, I failed and now I am facing the possibility of being cross rated. My main concern is that due to current downsizing in the Navy, if I am not picked up for another rate, I will be separated. Therefore, I would not be separated for my initial color blindness, I would be separated as "Needs of the Navy." I don't know what is going to happen, but I just want to know if anyone knows if there is any other way to approach this and not lose out on all of my service time if things do not work out for me. Thanks for any advice in advance.