I received the following email from the Coast Guard yesterday…
Important information concerning your credential “MMC, Reference Number: 123 and Application ID: XYZ” from the National Maritime Center.
Your application has cleared the safety and suitability vetting and medical screening/evaluation processes and is currently awaiting a professional qualification evaluation.
National Maritime Center
Apparently I am no longer incompatible with maritime safety. Now after all this I actually get to see if they are going to give me what I asked for in the first place.