That makes it more difficult.
Prior to bootcamp? Easy. It is easy to leave
prior to reporting for bootcamp.
After reporting to bootcamp?
The Army spent a lot of money to find and train him through bootcamp...they do not want to let him out early.
The one way that MAY help is if he can show a "hardship"
If he can show that you need him with you, due to a medical condition, that can be grounds for an early release.
Now...pregnancy in and of itself is not going to be enough. Lots of soldiers
have pregnant wives
, it is tough to be away for the soldier and for the wife.
But if you have a medical condition either due to your pregnancy or independent of your pregnancy, and your doctor will write a letter that you need him with you for your health or for the health of your child? That can be grounds to request a discharge
based on hardship.
The process to apply is easy...he files a request to his chain of command to be separated due this hardship (your illness). It is up to his commander to decide the request.
Short of that? I would urge him to finish his term. There is no "easy way out". By design. In an all volunteer service it is important to make it difficult to leave (to ensure the force structure...if it was easy to get out, lots of folks would...and that would not be good for the missions of the Army)
The one other possible option if you do not have a medical need for his presence would be if he has a deeply held religious belief that prevents his serving in the military. If this is the case, he can apply for conscientious objector status to his chain of command. The process is lengthy (it can take many months to check his claim) but if he can show his religion prevents his service, that can be grounds for discharge