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I am active duty Navy and am separating soon. So at Navy

I am active duty Navy and am separating soon. So at Navy medical at NAS Lemoore, when you go to do your physical assessment or anything else you do your blood pressure and vision tests in one room where as many as 10 others are waiting in that room for the same thing. So the military member is forced to take his or her blouse off in front of everyone to take theiresponsibility blood pressure. The blood pressure numbers are public for all too see. The vision test as well is public with everyone watching. I have blood pressure on the higher side and a bigger guy so it's extremely embarrassing for me and others in that situation to take their blouse off in front of strangers and having your numbers be made public. I find this extremely uncomfortable and feel uncomfortable watching others have to do this. Is this a hipaa violation? A privacy violation? Do I not have any rights since I'm still on active duty? The setup they have at medical is fairly new and I'm surprised more have not complained. I dread going to medical and having to go through this process.

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Its based on unlawful command influence by my superior

its based on unlawful command influence by my superior commandJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes and nothing has been done for the past two years even after the I.G proved the were wrong.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: NoDemotion was never done correctly yet I still had to appeal I am 100% disabled and still being held as active duty without any time frame of when can I be released. My superiors whom used manipulation tactics as well as unlawful and undue command influence I am still under their chain of command with constant harassment I would like to know what can be done what are my options?

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Can I as an Army Warrant Officer marry an enlisted Navy

Can I as an Army Warrant Officer marry an enlisted Navy sailor? We have known each other since childhood and grew up together. We are not in the same branch of service, base, or chain of command. Would there be an issue?

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I have 24 years in the military and am eligible for

I have 24 years in the military and am eligible for retirement. I failed a UA. If a separation board decides to separate me or court marshal finds me guilty, will I lose my retirement and VA benefits?

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I was just informed that an informal Article 15-6

I was just informed that an informal Article 15-6 investigation is being conducted based on the accusations of a subordinate of mine. I am completely innocent, but my supervisor (who is not the investigating officer) openly informed all of my peers and subordinates that I am under investigation.Because this open announcement to everyone in my office, and despite my innocence, I no longer feel I can do my job properly. What options do I have to correct this situation, and how do I address them? Formal and informal options are appreciated.

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I am active duty commissioned Officer with 18 years in. I am

I am active duty commissioned Officer with 18 years in. I am pending an Army Review Board for a dual process; a medical retirement and an adverse action. Everything is under Honorable conditions. Is this under the Active Duty Protection section 12686 of Title 10 USC?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yes and some say yes there is sanctuary at 18 years and some say it is not.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice

First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice last year. Because of your guidance about my fiance's court martial (where he received 6 years confinement), 2 months later, he was granted an Article 39 (A), 3 charges were dropped due to statute of limitation, and within 3 more months he was home! There was later a resentencing hearing, where he was sentenced for the remaining charges, but after a mess of errors by the prosecution, he was granted almost 250 days of confinement credit. He was given 2 years at the resentencing, he's done the 6 months and was released from the brig last week. My question is who can we appeal to in order to get him back to the east coast? He was ordered to a transient personnel unit near the brig. He did not receive a punitive discharge, so he is still in the Navy and the appellate process hasn't really begun yet. The CO told him that they are not releasing him to return home to Maryland. The TPU command took him to Navy Relief to get money to live in a hotel and $25 per day to eat and he is paying a taxi to take him to muster each morning. He has a letter indicating that he can't eat at the galley. This is CRAZY! It feels like additional punishment. Our commitment to remain deeply involved in every step of his case, has served him well. We don't intend to stop now. Please advise on military instruction regarding rights of those in a situation like this.Many thanks,JC

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I am an E5 in the Army with Joint Custody of my kids

I am an E5 in the Army with Joint Custody of my kids stationed in Okinawa Japan. I currently reside off post and I am being ordered to move in military barracks. My kids are Japanese and live in Japan. I am being told the move will be at my own expense and I am responsible for finding and paying for my own storage. Is this legal?

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It was a quick question, really, GA, But it's military, It

It was a quick question, reallyJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: GAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: But it's militaryJA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: It was just a questionJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am going through a grade determination board for retirement, and it was due to a gomar I just recently received. It wasn't over anything but me being called obnoxious for correcting an instructor. All prior oers are good, as a captain. I was just concerned about the risk of retiring at a lower rank over thisJA: 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.Customer: So it's a $5 charge for the question?

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