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My son signed up for North Carolina National Guard. He's

my son signed up for North Carolina National Guard. He's been to 3 drill week-ends and is supposed to start basic this summer. He isn't sure if this is what he wants to do. I know state laws vary for National Guard. Does he have any options? Thank youJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no. we wanted more info before speaking to anyone in his commandJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He's having some personal issues. He's left home a couple of times and is doing summer school so he can get his diplomaJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North Carolina

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In was wondering if on my dd-214 if i could get my

Hi in was wondering if on my dd-214 if i could get my uncharacterized discharge charge is in the army national guard enlisted in 9-30-98 an discharge on 3-18-99 i enlisted as e2 paygrade i had two years of jrotc before i enlisted i was discharge due to shine splints my promblem right now i cant move on with my job carer because my dd-214 says uncharJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: State sideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not yet i dont know what to doJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I am presently receiving VA disability at 90% for PTSD,

I am presently receiving VA disability at 90% for PTSD, being in Agent Orange area, diabetes , etc. Can i sue gov't and receive a reward separate from this ?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No,JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Still have nightmares about seeing guys get killed and wounded during my time in field in the Army in 1968.

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I want to join the army, and I was diagnosed with Asperger's

I want to join the army, and I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome at five years old. I never took medication for it, and I was in speech therapy, but that has ended for six years. I am in good physical condition. Is it possible for me to join the army?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I was going to tomorrowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing I can think of

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How would I file for abandonment? my husband left me in PA

How would I file for abandonment? my husband left me in PA without my knowledge. he made it TN by the time I knew he was gone and he has not come back. he took leave to go to pa with me to visit family but then went to Texas without me.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yes i talked to one of his SGTsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: its been over a week since he left i have talked to him but not much.

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I have five months left, of a three year 16 week contract.

I have five months left, of a three year 16 week contract. Three months ago I picked up a company grade article 15 for showing up to work hungover, I lost my rank. Honest truth I'm done with the Army if I said I was going to hurt myself. Not that I would but how could I get chaptered out would I still get my benefits?JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I'm stationed in CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes if it has got to the point , where I dislike the Army and it's making me want to hurt myself. What could I say to mental health what chapter could I ask for. To still get benefits?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Is there a fee to get questions answered, ok donot have my

Is there a fee to get questions answeredJA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Military Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: ok donot have my credit card with me.. on break at work presently. will address issues with this site tomorrowJA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?Customer: Md. And this is concerning my daughter who is in BCT at Fort Jackson SC and has sustained pelvic stress fx. which per letter received yesterday has worsened.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No I am at a lost as who to contact down there. I am an RN and work for the VA. Am very concerned that she is not making informed decisions that will affect her in the future...basically due to her lack of experience and gullible nature.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No I just need to know what channels I am to go through to speak to someone who can give me answers and make sure she is not making poor choices. I am well versed on service connected injury and benefits but I amm afraid she is going to sign that away.

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If an officer was ordered to active duty for the purpose of

If an officer was ordered to active duty for the purpose of being placed into the Regular Army Orders State Comp RA and Authority 10 USC 531, but latter a DA Form 71 could not be located and it was determined that the officer was scrolled, what would the effect be of submitting the DA Form 71? I was assessed into the RA in 2008. But, I'm no being told that for the last 9 years I've actually been a reserve officer on active duty and I'm now facing forced retirement due to exceeding years of commissioned service. If I was RA would not be an issue because would only count Active Commissioned Service.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I am in the US Assigned to Pentagon, Northern VAJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes... and can send you documents - but, the problem is some what complicated and I work as OSD-Policy which is a little outside of the normal military structureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was selected by a Special Promotion Board for promotion to LTC. However, the board was based on omission - me missing the 2001 RC Promotion Board. Promotion orders were issued in 2017 with an effective date of rank of 2004.

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I'm getting chaptered for failure to Pass PT, I do not know

Hello I'm getting chaptered for failure to Pass PT, I do not know what kind of status they are pursuing. Do normal PT failures get Honerable? Since I have been a good soldier and have no Articles/field Grades? Also I failed my second test in FEB and it's now JUNE. I have NO info on the status of the paperwork and I need to know due to having to move back home/work/ect. Is there any way I can expedite the paperwork if the Command doesn't seem to care? Thanks PFC DeleonJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Constantly with no heads up on what's going on, My Platoon SSG talked to 1st SG and Commander only to come back saying "It's at Brigrade" I'm talking to a MSG at Behaviour health due to my depression PTSD and she's trying to work with her chain to talk to the brigade stating "Staying in longer is a stress and burden to my mental health" I was just wondering if there's anything else I can do as a soldier, I need to know when I'm leaving at least so I can plan for my future instead of behing hung to dry..JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have been seen by mental health due to PTSD, Depression, the longer I stay in this place the worse my health is getting. I have gained 30lbs and I'm trying to stress to my command the issue of my chapter and they don't seem to care.

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