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I tested positive but it was unknowing and unintentional. I

I tested positive for THC but it was unknowing and unintentional. I invited a foreign national to my house in the country I'm serving in and we preceded to get really drunk. I ran out of cigarette and took one of his. What I didn't Joanie was that he laces Clove cigarettes with weed to hide the smell. I later take a drug test and pop. I was so drunk that I didn't feel the effects of said cigarette simply went to sleep. He has since been arrested for possession and now I face administrative punishmentJA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I have not. I was under the impression that the case was still with NCIS but I received a call yesterday that the proceedings will start on tuesJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I'm recently married and have 2 children. No prior problemsJA: 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.

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Can my department send me up to captains mast to receive

Can my department send me up to captains mast for failure to receive warfare pin, I got two SP evals and my seperation eval is going to be a SP so can they send me up for receiving three SP evals?

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I have over 19 years of service and have had some medical

I have over 19 years of service and have had some medical issues come up over the last several years that cause panic attacks and general anxiety as a result of collisions at sea aboard submarines. A year and a half ago I was disqualified sub duty and sent to the surface community with a diagnosis of "anxiety disorder not otherwise specified with agoraphobia." Since that time, I have been assigned to a surface ship where I have had a return of my symptoms. With a deployment underway I had sought treatment from the medical staff on-board the ship. Psycho-therapy was not effective as I was disregarded for more important matters by the provider on several occasions. I was prescribed Zoloft by another provider to get me through the deployment period. Following the deployment period I was to transfer to another ship. My prescription ran out while in transit and I suffered through the very unsettling withdrawal symptoms of the Zoloft depletion. Now, almost a half year into the new command I am trying to seek medical attention for my condition once again after several failed attempts to do so. What has effected me the most in my anxiety condition is my distracted attention span which has made it difficult to retain and learn some new things. This has lead to me getting to the point of near delinquency on a warfare qualification as the data has not been retained well. With just about 10 months to go till my retirement, I have a fear that I may suffer and SP eval (not too concerned about that) and even worse yet Captain's Mast. The chain of command has already threatened this action citing that I am in effect disobeying a direct order to qualify if I fail to do so. I am thus curious as to if it would be in my best interest to mount a defense at a Court Martial instead? If so, what would be the best approach?

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My son was home on leave weeks after A school, when

My son was home on leave for two weeks after A school, when he returned to TPU he tested positive for Xanax, an extremely high amount was in his system, he has never failed a test nor has he done drugs, especially pills, he hates aspirin. Upon asking around one of his sisters came forward who does have a problem and admitted spiking his drink on his last night home. We took her and got a sworn statement to that effect and forwarded it to his command. She is currently in jail now for violating her probation for having Xanax. My son declined captains mast as he was told that if he went and the commander found him quilty he would not have a say or chance to fight. Now he is to go before a board, they have put him in with others either on way out or want out and have started seperation physicals and other things for seperation, he still has to goto a board, do they usually seperate or do they listen to facts and look at his good history so far in navy ?

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In 1968 I was given a bad conduct discharge from the navy.

In 1968 I was given a bad conduct discharge from the navy. Plus 6 months confinment, reduced to 3 months. This was for awol more than 30 days. In 1976 after fulling Pres. Ford clemency program, I recieged a full unconditional pardon and clemency discharge. My question, can I own a firearm in the state of tennessee?

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I was just Arrested owi and what should my next action be? I'm in the navy.

Hi I was just Arrested for a owi and what should my next action be? I'm in the navy.

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I was served 16 yrs in US Navy First Class Petty Officer and

I was served 16 yrs in US Navy First Class Petty Officer and lost my privilege to reenlist during that time and I do not get any compensation from the US Navy, i have been NJP or Captain Mast due to taking responsibility for the lost of flashlight but Honorably discharged with an RE-4 code. Prior for my 2 consecutive captain mast I got stroked and fly me in Okinawa Naval Hospital and LIMDU for one year. Now I got a 100% disability.I just make story short, for my question because there is a 15 yrs retirement instruction came out before they discharge me. How can I get compensation from my service? Can I qualified for the 15 yrs retirement? Can you help me out?

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Atty. Simmons. My name is***** was discharged in 1982

Hello Atty. Simmons. My name is***** was discharged in 1982 under other than honorable circumstances, marijuana use. I now work in healthcare, and my state requires FBI criminal background checks. I've been a real straight arrow for 33 years. I'm dreading this background check, I fear my bad discharge will show up I will lose my nursing license.

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I received a OTH from the Navy 25 years ago, do I need to disclose

I received a OTH from the Navy 25 years ago, do I need to disclose this on my SBA loan application

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