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Hello Allen M, I very much appreciate your assistance with

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Hello Allen M,

I very much appreciate your assistance with my son's discharge situation. The clarity and level of detail was great.

One final question: In this situation, is the Air Guard or Air Reserve out of the question? You mentioned the Army Guard and Reserve.

Again, thanks for helping us understand the best way to address this situation and a possible path forward. This was perfect, exactly what we needed to know, with realistic expectations.

Thank you for your comments. I'm glad that I was able to at least give you the information that you needed to approach the question with your son.

The reason that I don't mention that Air Guard or Reserve is that they use the same RE code system that the regular Air Force uses. RE-2 is an automatic disqualifier for Air Force service.

It is not as automatic with other branches, so that difference in branch branding or RE designation gives him a chance at entering service with the Army while there isn't a chance with the Air Force (unless he actually gets that RE code changed through DD Form 149).

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