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I'm in the army and currently AWOL unfortunately. I want to

Hey I'm in the army and currently AWOL unfortunately. I want to know if it's possible for my commander to still send me to Leavenworth or give me dishonorable discharge for going AWOL till I'm dropped from the rolls of the army and can go to PCF in Fort Sill and get processed out. I've been in contact with some people still in barracks and they have told me that was what their plan was to do to me and also they have made all soldiers in my platoon right sworn statements. Some background info I left after I had been recycled in AIT at Fort Sill

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My wife and I are pending a divorce> I am an E-8 stationed

Hello my wife and I are pending a divorce> I am an E-8 stationed in Korea currently and we have 2 children 1 mine 1 a step son. I am trying to establish what financial resources I must properly provide her. She currently resides in an off post House we rent paid for by the BAH.

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Can a family be liable an AWOL family member? any

can a family be liable for housing an AWOL family member?any suggestions for what to do in this situation?

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I have applied gun carry permit and was denied doe to

I have applied for a gun carry permit and was denied doe to a 1987 desertion arrest. I did do this awful thing but did answer to the military for this and was told that I would receive an honorable discharge under less than honorable conditions. is there a way I can find out how to change this or how to have this taken off my record ?

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In my last question I told that I'm supposed to leave

In my last question I told that I'm supposed to leave boot camp for reserve navy in few days. And due to certain situations in my life, probably I will not be able to join boot camp. I was told in this forum that I will get ELS (entry level separation) and it will not impact my naturalization process for US citizenship. Currently I'm a US law full permanent resident. Now my question is that when I was reading "ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NATURALIZATION APPLICATION BY USCIS", there are 2 things, about which I want to know1-Have you ever received a discharge from US armed forces on the ground that you are an alien?My question is that iam a lawful permanent resident and of course alien. In my case, if I get ELS discharge for not joining boot camp, do I get into this question category?

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My son has been served with an order of protection from s

My son has been served with an order of protection from his wife. She has made an accusation that he had been beating her and that he made sexual threats. He is twenty four and she is twenty one. All of her accessions are not true. She is active duty and he is reserve (Navy). She has caused many issues in the short marriage including lying to the military and was put on military protection, which my son new nothing about because she was on duty in the desert for thirty days. She started having an affair (we can not prove it, but she told him), she wanted to stay on the base so she told them this story and the military took it from there and her mpo is up this month so they told her to go and file an order of protection at the police station. She knew that while my son was home for the holiday she had male company at the apartment and she had already violated her mpo and since then has been trying to cover up her lies by acusing my son. She has been away from home for three months and my son has never threaten her.

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I have deserted from the U.S. Navy in 2001, I applied to

I have deserted from the U.S. Navy in 2001, I applied to work for the U.S. Embassy in Jordan and was given an offer last year, but my security clearance did not pass (Please see attached file), so my offer was cancelled by the Embassy. Last month, I appliedto work for USAID in Jordan, and was called for an interview yesterday and everything went well, my question is, do I need a security clearance to work for USAID, will I fail to get security clearance again?

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I have a field grade article 15 against me and my company is

I have a field grade article 15 against me and my company is trying to chapter 14 me out, I went awol and was charged with stealing. So charged with both. I'm being threatened with a dishonorable discharge I was wondering what the probability of me getting a dishonorable was or if I could even get one.

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I went to a Psychiatric Medical Evaluation Board at

I went to a Psychiatric Medical Evaluation Board at David Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, GA on 14 April 2010 in which I was found with PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder, both chronic, with on set back 1991 when I was at Desert Storm. This medical finding made me unfit for my duties IAW AR 40-501 Ch 3 para 32 & para 33.However, the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) Proceeding only assigned me a 40% for both shoulders. Did not assign me any percentage in reference to my PTSD or Major Depressive Disorders because I was on active duty and my OER's demonstrated excellent performance. Even I had been on mental care since 2006.I started receiving my disability Social Security on March 2010, while I was still on active duty due to PTSD and Major Depressive Disorders. VA Award Decision was 100% Total and Permanent Disable with a 70% on PTSD and Major Depressive disorders.The Army gave me a 40% Disability Retirement as of 18 October 2010, almost going to 5 years this October.Can I request a rating review board to have my Army disability retirement percentage increased due to my PTSD condition so I can have my that % increased???How would it affect my current 40 % Retirement disability given by the Army, could it be lowered by the Review Board?

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