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I am an active duty soldier and my son who is disabled requires

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I am an active duty soldier and my son who is disabled requires 24/7 supervision for the next few months. Am I entitled to receive FMLA to take care of my child during this time?
Thank you for your question today, I look forward to assisting you. I have nearly 20 years of legal experience in various disciplines, including JAG.

No, the FMLA does not apply to military members. For you to take leave, you have to request leave through your command and you'll want to divulge your situation in order to ensure the best chance of receiving that hardship leave.

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