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Did he join the regular navy or the Navy reserves?
active navy.he has not gone for boot camp yet
Ok. He needs to send a letter, return receipt requested, to the recruiting station commander which states specifically that he is opting out of the Delay Entry contract according to Department of Defense (DOD) Directive 1332.14 which allows enlisted individuals to simply get out of their agreement before they leave for basic training.
Once he has sent that letter, he's out.
The recruiter may whine and complain, threaten to send him to jail, or tell him that he needs to arrive for basic and then get out.....these are lies. If he arrives for basic and swears in the second time, he is legally bound and leaves at the military's pleasure.
will he get any discharge letter,can he start taking his college classes or has to wait for reply
No, he won't get any discharge paperwork because he was never in. He is not officially in right now, so he can't be discharged.
He can start taking college classes.
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hello please last question,he will not be declared awol,if he does not go to boot camp
No. He is not in the military. He needs to do as I've said and send that letter to the recruiting station, with the specific DOD Directive mentioned.
ok thanks a lot
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