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I was just wondering if my "in lieu of court martial" would

I was just wondering if my "in lieu of court martial" would be considered as a felony but I don't remember what chapter of a discharge it was other than an OTHJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No. it never came across my mind to ask or research until recently. It happened 2012-2013JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It was a larceny but not sure if it would've been considered petty or not.....

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I'm a SGT/E-5 in the Army and I've been in for 12 years,

I'm a SGT/E-5 in the Army and I've been in for 12 years, last 6 in the National Guard. I've been a good Soldier but made a mistake in February and submitted a fake doctors note when I was sick for drill. They didn't make everyone else submit a note when they are sick but I freaked out when they asked for one 4 days later. I told my chain of command right away and admitted to this and just a few days ago, i got a memo from the commander saying I should be reduced in rank one grade for inefficiency. I have no pattern of misconduct and am a squad leader. I also do extra admin duties in the unit. From my understanding, for inefficiency there has to be a pattern of misconduct. Are they out of bounds here? From reading AR 600-8-19 they are. The reduction board is supposed to take place November 6th. Also can the batallion force the company commander to initiate reduction actions? Thank you.

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I have a question. My husband was court martialed and found

I have a question. My husband was court martialed and found guilty snd sentenced to 5 years. Although he did not commit the crime. He is AGR for the army and was stationed at a reserve unit. He was flagged not by his commander or the reserve side, but by Ft Campbell. The Reserve side had no clue why he was flagged and tried to unflag him. He was tried by tge state and they threw the charges out. I was told a mistake was made bc his command nor the reserved persued him. They also said they should have been discharged and picked up by Ft Campbell to court martial him. Trying to figure out if this information holds water

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I'm on convalescent leave and needed to visit my mother in

I'm on convalescent leave and needed to visit my mother in another state. Have I done wrong by going to see her?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: CONUSJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No....I'm on convalescent leave until Oct 1 and was coming back on Sunday Sept 25thJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The CDR and 1SG called me today Sept 22nd at 1600 and stated that I needed to report to the BN because CID wanted to interview me about something....and I don't know what, I've done nothing.

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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'm seeking information on how a command has to charge a

hi, i'm seeking information on how long a command has to charge a soldier with an article 86JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: stateside and I was late for my staff duty due to being sickJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yes but it is my training center chief pushing it through our hhccommandJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, this incidence occurred on 14 august 2016 and I was read my article 15 today and it is dated for today

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I'm 19 years old, I've been in the navy for 11 months and

My name is***** 19 years old, I've been in the navy for 11 months and I'm about to go to a DRB (disciplinary review board) for being caught stealing $87 worth of goods from walmart (lingerie and jewelry). I concealed the items in my reusable grocery bag which I used as a purse. My chief had to come down to the walmart to prove that I lived in the barracks and he was shown the tapes and everything. I was very cooperative. Charges are pressed against me and I'm currently awaiting to go to my arraignment.Before this, I have been an exceptional sailor. At my 6 month long A school I graduated top of my class as ATI Honor Grad, I had over 40 volunteer hours, and I got an outstanding on my PRT. 3 months ago I arrived at my ultimate command; all of my quals are done but I hadn't started volunteering yet. I did just join my command's MWR but did so only a couple weeks ago and have only attended a couple meetings. I plan to volunteer this weekend. My LPO's adored me, as I was a very hard working worker.Knowing all of this, will I likely go to Captain's Mast? Will they look at the things I achieved while in A school or will they only look at what I've achieved whilst at my current command? Will I be separated from the Navy? Would I get a dishonorable discharge if they did? Of course you don't know the exact answers, but if you know of how a similar case turned out, it would help settle my nerves immensely!Thank you

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I am under investigation by the NCIS and I am place on legal

I am under investigation by the NCIS and I am place on legal hold on conspiracy of possession with intent to distribute uncontrolled substanceJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside. Mcas Miramar San Diego CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: The contact me while I was on terminal leaveJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Recieved a bad discharge from the army, joined at 17

recieved a bad discharge from the armyJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: joined at 17 discharged at 18JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no just basic and some aitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no i am 63 yrs of age now

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