Yes, he has been an E-5 for quite some time. The reduction never took place. He got a memo that he would be reduced and that he could contest it with a board and he never got board, his commander called him last night (first correspondence with him in 2 months) to say that he is being separated.
He did request a board for the reduction, never heard anything from unit until the commander called last night & said wasn't going to be reduced, but now he will be separated.
The commander only called him and told him he was being separated instead of reduced, so we don't have anything yet for the separation in writing, but we assume it is for the same reason of not being able to pass his PT test 2x.
This is a brand new commander whom for some reason wants to use my husband as an example. My husband is a hero of the computer world for most people in the CO Guard, including his Mil Tech job side (which is dependent on him being in the Guard). My husband and I have served the unit for over 3 years as the Unit Coordinator and Family Readiness Group Leader and done so much for the unit and families so this is a huge blow. We will have a TON of people including high ranking people in the Guard that can testify on his behalf at a board if we ever get one, but do you think there is any hope that he can stay in until he can retire in 3.5 years? Since he has been on and off profiles for hurting his back, is there a chance to get him medically separated?
His back injury is from his mil tech side, not from his service.
So we are pretty screwed then?
how would a experienced lawyer help us in our case then? Why didn't he get his due process for a reduction board?
He comes off his profile July 5. Can he do a for record PT test, pass, and then have that be in consideration for his board?
how do we go about finding an experienced lawyer in our area?
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