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I'm 17 days from going on terminal leave and they want to

I'm 17 days from going on terminal leave and they want to give me an article 15 for things that happened four months ago what should I doJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No

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Son was refused requests to use head on a regular basis

son was refused requests to use head on a regular basis forcing embarrassing and traumatic events--does not speak English as first language and felt manipulated into discussing suicidal thoughts. Received rep3 and is devastated. No attempt was made to convey severity of situation in his native language and i believe denying requests to use head so that he wet himself multiple times in from to f platoon is against rules, is it not? I am discussing this issue with congressman now.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: VirginaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: only congressman son only wants to serve his country in another branch

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I have been hospitalized and now in rehab from legal

I have been hospitalized and now in rehab for withdrawal from legal substances which I was using to manage pain and depression. I have 8 months until retirement. Whats my best option?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: Va.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no. In rehabJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: i was in alcohol rehab 3.5 years ago and have not drank since. I've been medboarded for mental and physical problems yet found FFD even after 18.5 yrs sea duty and 9 deployments.

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I have been trying to reenlist years now. I need a waiver,

I have been trying to reenlist for 4 years now. I need a waiver, and I meet the Army regulation for obtaining a waiver. However, USAREC won't grant me a waiver. How do I approach this? I am currently seeking legal counsel to obtain this waiver. All I want to do is reenlist..

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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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I'm active duty AF I recently went to the Emergency room of

Hello I'm active duty AF I recently went to the Emergency room for shortness of breath. The doctor said it may be asthma. I scheduled a follow up with my primary doctor on base. I then spoke with my sister about it to get some clarification on the issue because her son has asthma. During the course of the conversation she said when I was around 6 or 7 my mother took me to the doctor and I staid over night and got an inhaler for asthma. I have no recollection of thi incident. When I meet with my doctor and tell her this. Am I looking at a fraudulent enlistment discharge.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: ArkansasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Is this a robot responseJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No

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There are a multitude of issues but to name a few. My

There are a multitude of issues but to name a few. My husband is active duty soon to be medically retired. He is diagnosed with ptsd and depression ( and numerious other things). He has attempted suide twice , upon his return to duty he has been harrassed , by his command,such comments include being offered razor blades or being asked why he "scratched" himself. Im sure i dont need to remind you of the huge suicide epidemic facing the military as well as the "campaing" in prevention. Obviuosly this has put a huge wrench in our family functionality. Our most recent events is my husband being advised he was sexually assulted by a VA doctor. This once again is just a taste. I understand sovereign immunity but i beleive our situation to beyond the scopeJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: We are stationed in NY but are residents of ORJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not verbal. Only email inquiresJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Like i said this runs much deeper than what i briefly explained

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My son got into a little trouble and had a court martial.

My son got into a little trouble and had a court martial. The commander wanted him kicked out with BCD. However, the Judge only gave him 3 1/2 months confinement and did not kick him out the military. After serving his time now his commander is harassing him, by:JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: 1. having him answer to more than one supervisor. 2. denying him the opportunity to take classes to better himself. 3. Not following doctors orders and counseling him for not passing part of his PT test. 3. approving his leave then denying it. What can he do?JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The commander told him that he is going to kick him out and will not give him a chance to stay. My son only have 1 year left and got into trouble 6 months ago. before getting into trouble he was an outstanding solider and is trying to continue to proof himself.

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How do I know if its invoulintary, california, sorry let me

how do I know if its invoulintaryJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: californiaJA: Huh?Customer: sorry let me explain I am looking at an admin sep for depression and I was curious what kind of discharge im looking atJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no I have noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: not

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