I served 13 years active duty military and have no reserve obligation. I received a package including involuntary separation pay and benefits contingent upon if I was "qualified" or "not qualified" (per a generic military form) to join Army Reserves for 3 years. That is, I would receive the separation pay and benefits whether or not I joined the reserves. I was qualified however and signed up for 3 years in the reserves. I also submitted a VA disability claim and am awaiting results. Should I miss reserve drill and/or fail out, would I have to pay back separation pay/benefits or would any penalties be taken from my VA disability? Again, I don't have any required reserve obligation and I joined because I was "qualified".
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