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At what level was the court martial that gave you this BCD? A general court martial or a special court martial empowered to grant a BCD?
Ok. Unfortunately, the upgrade method for discharges is not permitted to review general court martials, only special courts, so you can't use the DD Form 293 discharge review board.
To change the status of a general court martial discharge you have to go through the military records corrections board using a DD FOrm 149. Discharges are not intended to be upgraded after the passing of time or based on positive life changes since separation. Instead, you have to prove that the discharge you were given, at the time it was given, was incorrect or an injustice. This is a very high standard and very few separations are ever upgraded.
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