Commissioned officer who started on active duty as a USUHS
I am USPHS commissioned officer who started on active duty as a USUHS medical student in July 1, 1992. Due to various military laws ( see link) my active duty time did not count for base pay or retirement eligibility. I was told my active duty time would count for my multiplier once I reach retirement eligibility. I also found out that unlike the military that the PHS offers all it's retiring medical officers constructive credit of 4-5 years. I was told in writing before I submitted my retirement paperwork I would be eligible for all my active duty time plus 4 years of constructive credit based on Title 42 section 212 paragraph 4b (ii). Right before I retire this last month I am told that my active duty time at medical school cannot be counted. Later I was told by compensation that I can get the active duty medical school time or constructive credit but not both because I would be double dipping. The constructive credit clause was written in 1960. At that time I would assume active service meant service that was creditable but my active service during medical school was not creditable it gets added in after I retire. Do I have any ground to pursue getting multiplier increased.https://www.usuhs.edu/sites/default/files/media/usucredit.pdf
Is it considered adultery if i made a online dating profile
Is it considered adultery if i made a online dating profile to meet new people but never had intercourse eith anyone?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Separated for 2 years No
My name is , I have been in the Army National Guard 11 years
My name is Christopher,I have been in the Army National Guard for almost 11 years now, I have a clean record and great evaluations; however, I am looking for a way out of my contract early if at all possible. Though i don't want a dishonorable or negative discharge in doing so.Almost my entire time in I have worked full time with the Guard or have been on active duty orders. However, a couple years ago I decided to finally focus on a civil***** *****fe and career. I decided I wanted to fly helicopters for a living, so I moved 240 miles away from my unit to go to an approved flight program that's also tied to a university so I could get my degree at the same time. The month to month drills proved far to stressful, I was making less money than the cost to go to drill. The drill weekends and the 2 weeks a year were also getting in the way of my flight program causing me to have to redo very expensive labs all over again and miss many important tests and opportunities. Due to this and other circumstances negative complications grew between my unit and I, as a last ditch effort to protect myself from my unit and buy me time to focus on my training and education I transferred to the Inactive National Guard (ING) for 18 months.My ING contract ends at the end of this month but now I'm running into more problems. it appears that I will now have to extend my contract for another 18 months to cover the ING time. Remaining in the Army National Guard is directly preventing me from getting a helicopter job. I have been licensed to fly for a year now but almost every starting job I find is located nowhere around a NG unit, constantly on the move or is at sea. My original ETS would be next September, but this is before having to extend another 18 months now. Preventing me from beginning my career for another 3 years. This is causing me to work minimum wage jobs and is putting a huge hardship in my life. When I go to my drill weekends i have to dump large sums of money into my truck every month to make the almost 500 miles round journey back and forth to drill. I also have to pay for all my food and usually I am forced to sleep in my truck.My educational advances are also being hindered, unlike conventional jobs I have to travel around and work in different industries and companies in order to gain additional certificates, ratings and logged times; this can last from months to years and I can't just transfer to a different guard unit every couple months. So I am unable to further my chosen career, much less start it.Not to count, my last couple of years in college have allowed me to expand my education and research topics far more in depth than I ever have. And I can say clearly now that though I have had some amazing times and experiences in the armed forces I no longer agree with the military, and I don't know how I can spend the next few years supporting an organization that (currently) stands for everything I'm against. I would say that being a consciences objector may be a relatively new title for me, but it is one I would say fits me well.Basically in a nutshell, I am stuck and don't know what to do. I have never broken a contract early and know that I am obligated to fulfill my end of the bargain. Yet I know that I will not reenlist ever again. On a professional level as long as I am in the National Guard I cannot start my career or advance my training/education until I am out. And on a personal level the monthly drills are a havoc on my life and fostering great financial/educational hardships.Is there anything that I can do? The helicopter industry is almost completely run by veterans so a negative/dishonorable discharge would absolutely prevent me from ever getting a job in this field. I am just looking for a way to start my life. I don't really know who to talk to or much about this process if it exists, when I signed those contracts years ago I couldn't have ever foreseen these circumstances.I know this is a bit lonJA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: UtahJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No not yet, i dont know anything about this so im just trying to gather some information.JA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Nothing i can think ofJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Military Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I am an E-3 Navy corpsman about to return from deployment.
Hello I am an E-3 Navy corpsman about to return from deployment. My HYT is in 6 months but due to my 5 year mark. I got NJP'd down to E-2 1.5 years ago. Will I still qualify for HYT pay? I've been approved for reenlistment and have good evals otherwise. I will get an honorable discharge and have always scored high on my exams
In my last question I told that I'm supposed to leave
In my last question I told that I'm supposed to leave boot camp for reserve navy in few days. And due to certain situations in my life, probably I will not be able to join boot camp. I was told in this forum that I will get ELS (entry level separation) and it will not impact my naturalization process for US citizenship. Currently I'm a US law full permanent resident. Now my question is that when I was reading "ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NATURALIZATION APPLICATION BY USCIS", there are 2 things, about which I want to know1-Have you ever received a discharge from US armed forces on the ground that you are an alien?My question is that iam a lawful permanent resident and of course alien. In my case, if I get ELS discharge for not joining boot camp, do I get into this question category?