Who do I talk to if I believe my enlistment contract has been violated?
State/Country relating to question: Indiana
Working through my training NCO.
How do you believe the contract was violated?
I've been told that in the Guard it is the NG's obligation to get you MOSQ'd in a year. I have been in 2 years is this a breach of contract? I've not turned down training or any opportunities to train.
I was originally in the national guard 27 years ago. I got back in 2 yrs ago. I deployed to Iraq with no MOSQ. The Indiana National Guard is way over strength and they are putting people out for any kind of infraction. I believe I should receive a Honorable Discharge as they have not lived up to their end.
OK, have you been discharged already? Why would you receive less than an honorable? What is going on?
No I am still in the National Guard. I joined 2 years ago. I re-enlisted for 6 years. I have been told that a person can resign after they have their 8 year obligation in. I have 7 years in now.
I have talked to a retention NCO. He said that my unit could transfer me to the IRR. He also said that it was my right to be MOSQ'd in a year. My units training NCO acts like it is a possibility but I don't see a lot of movement.
I am not familiar with the "8 year obligation opt out" and so I will send this question on to another who may be able to assist
Hang on please
I'm not sure about that either and that is why I am wondering about the Military Occupational Qualified part of all this. Can you keep a guy in forever and not let him become MOSQ. I cannot qualify for a Promotion or anything until I'm MOSQ'd. If I could resign in a year and I still haven't been to training to become re-qualified for anything it seems to me that I ought to be able to leave with a Honorable Discharge now.
I'll be 50 in November. In 2007 it was decided by the state of Indiana that they would have the biggest deployment of the National Guard since WW2. I got in on an age waiver. I initially enlisted for 6 years to get the Bonus as I was going into an infantry slot. I deployed without receiving any infantry training. While over there I told them I didn't want to be in the infantry when I got back they said that was fine.
I think because I'm old by military standards and the Guard to over strength that i am receiving nothing.
I'm supposed to be sent to chaplains assistant training next week. I wanted to be a Chaplain and I'm told I am too old to be anything but an infantryman or an assistant. The unit I'm in does not even have a slot for a chaplains assistant.
can anyone answer all the above
I have asked for a hard ship discharge from the Guard and recieved it. It is due to degenerative disc disease. I was smashed in a turret while on active duty in Iraq. I originally asked for a hardship and then told the guard I wanted a medical Retirement. Thye went a head and put me out on a hardship due to health reasons. Is there an attorney out there who would take my case on a contingency basis and appeal for a medical.
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