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If a soldier whom both parents are alcoholic/drug addicts

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If a soldier whom both parents are alcoholic/drug addicts and the soldier had multiple drinking offenses before receiving a dui and was not given the proper help he or she needed to cure his disease before he/she received a duo on base and due to that duo was separated with a general under honorable discharge . Being an alcoholic is a sickness just like any soldier whom is an addict should have been sent to ASAP (Alcohol substance and abuse program) . Also due to this separation the injuries sustained due to being in the airborne infantry such as partial hearing loss due to explosions and firing weapons , as well as other bodily injuries due to multiple airborne jumps . Can a case be made to change that soldiers discharge .
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 3 months ago.

Hello: This is Attorney Phillips. Welcome to JustAnswer. I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 3 months ago.

I am sorry to read about your difficulties.

Unfortunately, the discharge cannot be changed.

I am sorry that I do not have better news for you.

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