I recently received a battalion-level NJP for going UA (was actually desertion, three months UA, but the NJP was lowered so I'd accept it), and when I spoke to the Chaplain I admitted to suicidal thoughts/depressions. He took me to the Medical Officer, who I told the same thing... While he wrote down everything in my medical record. In this process, I admitted to a previous suicide attempt when I was younger that I did not disclose in my enlistment paperwork. The MO made me go see the division psych (who recommended to my chain of command that I be discharged for mental instability that will disrupt my ability to serve), who then made me go to the hospital... Where I wasn't admitted into the psych ward. I'm not sure what to expect to happen, as now my fraudulent enlistment is out there. The branch is the USMC, and my chain of command has not contacted me or told me anything about what is going to happen. We are also supposed to be deploying on a UDP to Japan within two months. Am I going to be facing brig time? Or will I just be getting admin separated? Or retained? No one has been able to tell me anything about what to expect, so I'm looking for some help in that regard. Also, if it came down to my choice of retention or getting out, I'd choose to get out.
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