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I have an Air Force reenlistment code of 2B, which is

I have an Air Force reenlistment code of 2B, which is considered unwaiverable to the Air Force. Is an Air Force code of 2B waiverable by the other branches (i'm currently considering Marine Corps or Navy, and I believe Army might waive the code, but i'm not sure)JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I am stateside, I'm already separatedJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not yet, I am out of state from my last duty station. I am currently in college, considering possible reenlistment as an officer after graduation.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm not sure what they would need to know

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I'm a former Navy JAG. I was asked to help a former Air

I'm a former Navy JAG. I was asked to help a former Air Force enlisted man get his retirement benefits that were denied to him. His LES's and other documents indicate that he has over 20 years of service. I'm wondering if he simply doesn't have enough reserve points. I'm looking for someone who understands all this stuff. Any suggestions?

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I am a reserve but dedicated my just shy of 30 years in

I am a reserve but dedicated my just shy of 30 years in service (Air Force) as a active member (4 years) and ART (GS-10) reserve, and as a traditional reservist who had made a career in manday orders. I had developed arthritis in my toe's, the VA now wants to fuse them to my feet. I was diagnosed in a 4 month deployment in Iraq. I seen a doctor, who on insurance with the military, was going to operate in Jan of 2013. I was given a choice by the commander at the time to pass or fail my pt. If I stayed in I would immediately have a stripe removed. Would have effected my retirement. I had a waiver to not run. I passed all the other PT testing except for the run which I was told to ignore the doctor waiver and run. Not passing the run I was served with papers for demotion. At the time, a pass should have been awarded according to my first seargeant. The commander was under pressure to remove members not passing the PT. Even through illegal means. I was discharged 2 months later not accepting the terms to remove my stripe. Tried to apply for disability for that and a LOD injury I had during a exercise but was denied by the VA. Is there anything I can legally do for compensation?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I tried talking to the area council but they said they could not offer advice as they'd be representing the Air Force. I did get out of it that he acted against the USMJ by making me run with a doctors waiver. During the month I was scheduled for the surgery. I had to cancel it.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Can't think of any other details.

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My son is attending loadmasters school at Kirkland AFB for

My son is attending loadmasters school at Kirkland AFB for the Air National Guard. He is on title 32 and was PCS to Kirkland, once their they are telling him he is not allowed BHA and he has to find his own housing and none of his expenses are reimbursed. He is in a hotel and paying out of pocket and has had to rent a car to be able to get to class. They have shipped his car but will not allow him to go pick it up.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: AlaskaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: he has but the active duty first Sargent has been blocking his contact with his unitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I am a dependent and am looking to divorce my Active Duty

I am a dependent and am looking to divorce my Active Duty Air Force husband. What are my rights and what is the protocol?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: He is on Hickam in Hawaii, I believe that is technically an overseas base.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No I have not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He is having an affair and I know there are things that can happen as a result. I want to know what my options are.

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To Whom It May Concern: I am looking for any potential help

To Whom It May Concern:I am looking for any potential help and guidance regarding a relatively delicate matter. There are many details to the entire story, but I will keep it as brief as possible.I have been separated from the TX Air National Guard for approximately six years now. In short, in 2009 I suffered three separate cases of pulmonary embolisms (PEs), resulting in pulmonary infarction to each lung, with the infarction to my right lung causing constant, chronic pain due to improper healing (according to my pulmonologist). A pain specialist assigned to me in the hospital (a former Air Force flight surgeon) prescribed me oral MS Contin for pain management, as no other drugs seemed to be effective. I had to cease this medication roughly a month after, as it was causing extremely negative side effects, both physically and socially.Around the third incidence, I was informed by my military unit that they would be beginning the paperwork to discharge me upon my return to the unit, because the cause of the PEs was unknown (per my pulmonologist, at the time 80% of causes for PEs were known, 20% couldn't be explained, and I was in that 20%). During my recovery time, since the pain from the infarction would keep getting progressively worse and negatively affecting my daily life and sleep, I smoked marijuana. The pain actually subsided, and I was finally able to sleep and continue my college classes. I informed both my pulmonologist and hematologist of the positive effects, and the response from both was relatively uniform: "Yes, marijuana is illegal, but knowing certain medicinal benefits regarding its use, I can't advise you to stop if it's actually helping you lead a pain-free, productive life."Upon my return to my military unit on what I thought would be essentially my last drill weekend, I was randomly selected for a urinalysis, which I was informed I failed a couple weeks later. On my NGB Form 22, my "Character of Service" is listed as "Under Honorable Conditions (General)," my "Reenlistment Eligibility" code is listed as "6H," and the "Authority and Reason" is listed as "AFI 36-3209, Paragraph 3. 21.3.2. Drug abuse. , SPD:JPB."Therefore, my two primary questions are as follows:1. Will this disqualify me from becoming a registered nurse? and,2. Is there a possibility to file some sort of appeal to have, at least, the "Authority and Reason" section changed?I'm almost 31-years-old now, married, have a bachelor's from a major university, and am currently finishing prerequisite classes needed for a competitive nursing program. I've passed multiple background checks (for CHL and Global Entry); the only legal trouble I've ever had was a speeding ticket; and, I no longer smoke marijuana. My goal since I was a child was to serve in the Air Force my entire life; since being discharged, I went through years of depression, trying to find a career to which I could be equally devoted in the civilian world, but constantly struggled. After a fairly recent, serious illness which hospitalized my wife for nearly three months, I realized the way I could still serve others was through nursing. I've since been taking classes, and have had a passion for pursing this career path that I haven't felt since the military. I just worry about whether this one incident will disqualify me from becoming a license nurse, or even being denied getting into a nursing program by the Texas Board of Nursing.Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

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I have a question about relationships and fraternization

I have a question about relationships and fraternization laws within the military, I'm currently an army cadet going to commission in May and am dating an E6 in the air force national guard.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I'm still a cadet so my chain of command is different, it's just program directorsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of

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My sister's husband has been cheating off and on for years.

My sister's husband has been cheating off and on for years. Allot the red flags are up. My sister caught him texting and calling several women. He just got back from a 6-month voluntary deployment to SE Asia. He asked for a divorce the day after he returned. He wants it quick and easy. Would the Air Force Reserve do an investigation? There is a good chance he is cheating with another person in the Air Force. If they did an investigation, could what they find out be shared with the divorce attorneys?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No. We dont know who to talk toJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so. I am just trying to help my sister. He has done other things like abuse animals, threaten to kill my sister, saying he could get away with it because he was a police officer. Everyone has seen him hurt animals, but there is not proof he threatened my sister.

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I have a question regarding the definition of unlawful

Hello! I have a question regarding the definition of unlawful discrimination in the Air Force. I was looking at the AFI-36-2706 and it did not give me a strict definition of what constitutes discrimination.JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the lawyer to discuss this further with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want him or her to know?Customer: I also have a few questions about dis-enrollment investigations and cadet rights in such procedures.

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