I was diagnosed with acute pulmonary fibrosis, and emphysema with small case of COPD. Doctor placed me on Oxygen, My unit has no Oxygen on hand at unit. The Medic there gave me quarters for the first drill month that I was on Oxygen, the second Month I was excused and paid and accredited with my uta`s. However April drill I was marked down as split drill and not paid, or given credit for my uta`s. My question is...Is this legal and the norm when a soldier gets illness or injury`s. I need to know are they suppose to give me excused absents under medical reasons and accredit me with satisfactory uta`s? Please explain to me the law on this matter, and let me know if they are doing anything wrong here. Thank you for the help. Oh! bay the way they have put me in for a MEB board. Sgt. James Bray Also I called Fort Lee and spoke with a Miss Jones MEB counsel Rep she told me she could not help me because I was a Guardsman and not active duty, but she did say I needed to get something in writing from them about being excused and being placed in split drill status. I just fill since it is a illness and not of my negligence, I should have an excused absents and be accredited my uta`s until boarded and give a discharge or retirement. I cant help my sickness, and sure can not help they cant acommadate my needs. Do I need to hire a lawyer to handle this for me? I have 17 years 11 months and I fill they are trying to keep me from reaching my 18 year mark, is there anything I can do to reach 18 year mark?
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