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I have a question about transferring from California

I have a question about transferring from California National Guard to IRR because of financial and school problem if that's possibleJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I talk to my training NCO About doing SUTA on my current school schedule but he said there's possibility they can't give me the days next year and my NG schedule is complicating with my school scheduleJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I already did 3 1/2 years active dutyJA: Sorry about that. I must have missed it. Could you tell me again?Customer: I talk to my training NCO About doing SUTA on my current school schedule but he said there's possibility they can't give me the days next year and my NG schedule is complicating with my school schedule

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I am a prior service Warrant officer in a specialty mos with

I am a prior service Warrant officer in a specialty mos with just short of 15yrs active duty. I received an "Under honorable conditions" discharge with a JNC code. The narrative reason listed was unacceptable conduct. I elected to put in a letter of resignation due to family care issues.1st question: can I get my character of service changed?2nd Question: Is it possible for me to come back in as a warrant for an under strength high demand MOS; or as an enlisted soldier (E-7)

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I am an enlisted Army IRR soilder who completed an initial

Hello, I am an enlisted Army IRR soilder who completed an initial contract of three years of active duty (2010-2013). i know all contracts are eight years and my contract will officially be over in April 2018. I have been getting calls from the Army reserves for months to consider my options. When I got a phone call a couple of months ago an NCO told me that we needed to do a counseling. I did the counseling and we discussed finishing my contract in the reserves. I told him I would think about it (but didn't sign anything but my counseling form). A few weeks ago I got another call and I told him I wanted to join the reserve. He said o.k. He said I would have 2 months to get to my unit and he asked me to send him a picture of my ID (Driver's license). After about three weeks I realize I probably made a mistake. Is there any way to get out of this? I got a welcome letter from my unit along with a pay stub (reflecting a zero earned balance). I was just coming back from vacation and I missed my first drill and got a message from an NCO explaining I already missed my first drill. I didn't sign a contract and I didn't receive orders. Is there a way out? Am I even technically in the reserve, or just the IRR?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I just got back from work and found the message from the NCO. I plan on calling him tomorrrow.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I think I'm ok.

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I am trying to see about filling out a financial hardship to

i am trying to see about filling out a financial hardship to get out of my reserve unitJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: stateside my unit is in west virginia and i live in floridaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: i have and they keep trying to spin me about re enlisting and going to another unit when my contract is up on february 22 then i start my IRRJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thats it, they want to try and kick me out for not going when I have been living here for 3 years and they havent found me a unit until recently and they didn't try to help me out when i was there this past weekend, had me sitting around and didn't fill out any of my paper work. im nervous i dont want to lose my job or get kicked out

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My daughter is at Lackland in BMT. She was ent to the doctor

My daughter is at Lackland in BMT. She was ent to the doctor on her 5th week with bad headaches, they said they were migraines. THen was sent to med hold to wait on the neurologist. How long will she be there?JA: Are you overseas or stateside? I'm trying to find the right Military Lawyer for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.Customer: StatesJA: 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: no

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Separated RE-4 - JDA from US Navy in 2003... Here is my plan

Separated RE-4 - JDA from US Navy in 2003... Here is my plan for BCNR petition:Here are the detailed facts of the discharge and why it was bullshit:BCNR planWhen I was told that my add and adderall were not an issue provided I stop at June 2003, I was a minor. I signed my enlistment guarantee at age 17 and departed for DEP at age 18. I enlisted and signed all papers as a minor with my parents consent. Ultimately, what I wrote down for myself was my responsibility however, as a minor who was unfamiliar w/ the regs and under the supervision of my parents, I had no concept of the trouble I was walking myself into and neither did my parents. My recruiter Francis DeGrand, upon shipping out, stressed that I was not to say anything and I was not to mention that he was made aware of my ADD. This stood in direct contradiction to what was told to me previously.I entered RTC just four months after my 18th birthday. During P-Days, I was distraught while trying to determine how to handle this situation. While there, I was able to discern that I should have been put in DEP for one year, off my medicine the entire year.I was enlisted with a guarantee to EOD which would require a security clearance which would mean an in-depth investigation into my Medicals. Once I was able to figure all this out, I was about 6 weeks into Boot. This security clearance investigation would have revealed that I was on Adderall until June 2003 and i would have been processed out right then and there.So I decided to tell the truth immediately.I also asked to stay in the Navy. Instead, I was discharged and given an RE-4 code. I was totally unaware that this code needed to be waived or changed for me to re-enter the service. It was always my plan to re-enter. My RDC (Division 055 - Nov 2003) Garcia told me "you belong here, find a way back" and "have a nice life" when I left.In sum, I was given an enlistment contract that would require a security clearance after being instructed incorrectly about how to list my ADD on my forms. I was told that it was proper to omit ADD if off medication for 6 months. I was told all this as a minor and was then placed in an impossible enlistment contract by my recruiter due to the fact that the security clearance investigation would have revealed that I had not been off this medication for year. There was zero chance of my enlistment succeeding because I was rushed in after 6 months off my medication. I and my parents were purposely or negligently advised incorrectly while I was a minor. I did have have the requisite capacity at age 17.I did well in RTC and none of my mistakes were the result of ADD, they were simply part of the process of breaking a recruit down and building him or her up. Even my evaluation from the REU states I had improved. Please see the enclosed Psych Evaluation from 2016 completely ruling out ADD. Please also note a diagnoses of ADD at age 6; this can be found on my REU discharge summary which is enclosed.Due to the foregoing, I did not knowingly misrepresent or deliberately conceal material information due to being misled by Francis DeGrand while incapacitated as a minor. Please consider upgrading my RE-Code to allow me to re-enter the service as an adult, well availed of the requisite capacity to properly commit one-self to service.I think this is a solid argument for injustice. Currently, I'm working with a recruiter at the NG who's willing to submit the waiver. Higher ups are also taking the waivers. My situation is typically an RE-3 for the army so they're willing to submit based on that and my doctorate level education.

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I am a career Marine who retired in 1978. I am 81 years old.

I am a career Marine who retired in 1978. I am 81 years old. Our investments and savings are meager. We live off our military pension and social security. Recently, like fools, we invested in an on-line scheme named Powersellerscenter.com. The big money making scheme asked for an investment of $10,995 to join the "team". A week later we received a phone call that to in order to make our investment work for us, we had to invest another $3000+ to find products on-line for us to sell. Without "Doba", we couldn't make it work. About a week later we received another phone call from Progressive Corp. Services that said that we had to incorporate and use their accounting services for our new e-commerce business, which was another $3000 plus $125 to register as a LLC Corp. By now we are in for $15,000 +. After reviewing them on line, they are a sophisticated scam, and good luck with getting a refund. They are not listed with the BBB. The entire investment was never told to us up front. Do we have any recourse? Please help if you can. Thank you. *****

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I have an RE-4 from the Navy from 2003 for "Fraudulent

I have an RE-4 from the Navy from 2003 for "Fraudulent Enlistment". My recruiter told me to lie regarding whether or not I took Adderall for ADD in high school. I listened until I thought better of it and told the truth. They gave me an RE-4. Today, I have since graduated College and Law School and want to get back in the PA National Guard to finish what I started 13 years ago. I have been in contact with a recruiter and understanding that this is waivable. I am extremely physically fit with no moral or other impediments. I have 2 daughters. This RE4 from 2003 haunts me. I already tried the BCNR through an attorney named Dale Saran and never heard anything back. I am not sure how much Dale really did.JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Once before Paid 3000 got nothing for it.... years agoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No, that's essentially the broad strokes

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Well I just had njp for a positive urinalysis of thc, but it

well I just had njp for a positive urinalysis of thc, but it was passive inhalation and im attempting to appeal it or at least fight for my benefits in an admin. separation boardJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: its in Bremerton,Washingotn *WashingtonJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I haven't been able to for they have no walk in hours today, or weekends, my only chance is Monday which is the 5th day to appealJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: well ive talked to some JAG's and ive explained to them my situation, my girlfriend who I tend to reside with at times smokes thc concentrates, im also her primary caretaker for both mental and physical issues, I popped for 23ng/ml which is low considering that it was thc concetrates that she smoked, ive also collected research pproving that second hand smoke is possible however the CO didn't take it into considerationJA: Has anything been officially filed?Customer: yes im currently on restriction now, my girlfriend is waiting for medical records of evaluations from her conditions from both her doctors and therapist, as for me ive already received 2 character witnesses letters from friends, and 2 from family

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