Hello, I've got a huge problem going on, let me start from the beginning. May of 2012 I was walking my dog late at night as I always do and next thing I know I'm being accused of burning a house down. They have NO evidence to support their claims, not to mention each persons account of what happened is different! NOONE is saying the samething. I've been flagged since May 2012, I was going to the board, in process of switching units, and excited about my military career! I had so many wonderful things coming in my direction. I was questioned by CID on numerous occasions, hours after hours. I knew I had not done anything wrong so I thought I was ok in talking to them. I was never arrested, I wasn't formally charged with arson until Jan 22, 2013. I got a lawyer appointed to me and she was in aww that I was really being charged and couldn't believe they were going through with the charges. I went for my article 32 hearing and the person over seeing it said he recommended all charges be dropped and not to go forward, but when it came back down they were still pressing forward with the charges. A week before my court hearing the prosecution ask the judge for more time, saying they couldn't find their witnesses. The judge said no, he said they've had plenty of time. The next day they dropped the charges because they weren't ready to go to court martial and a few weeks later I was recharged. My window of reenlistment has now past, my lawyer said not to worry that she would help me with that when this is over! My I.D. was going to expire in Nov 2013 because that was my original ets date from my last reenlistment. They extended it out until May 2014. I've been thinking this whole time I was going to stay in the army, so I've not planned anything for where my family and I are going to go, my daughter has numerous health issues including 3 heart surgeries, and a list of medications. I need time to find her some doctors, but I don't even know where I'm going to move. I just received a pc of paper on Jan 14, 2014 from chain of command it was a memorandum to clear without orders, and the date to clear is Feb. 7, 2014, it was dated Jan 7, 2014, being that it wasn't given to me until 7 days after it was printed, now their saying I have less than 30 days to clear, I also live on post. I called my lawyer and she said they're going to drop the charges and give me an honorable discharge. I don't want to leave the army, I want to stay in. I think it is unfair this has been going on just shy of two years! I've lost my reenlistment, my promotion, a place to live, and the worst part my career! I'm still flagged so how am I suppose to put in resumes with companies, I just feel like this is so unfair. Can you please give me some advise and what to do and do I have any options. I've given them ten years of active duty. Thanks for your time.
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