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In 1993 while serving as an officer in the military I was

In 1993 while serving as an officer in the military I was accused of a crime but never convicted. However because I was an officer I was charged with adultery. After 23+ years with no criminal record this incident showed up as I was clearing customs. I'm looking into the process to get this expunged.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: stateside. I'm no longer in the militaryJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no I have been out of the military for 22 years.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I received a military discharge of "Commission of a Serious

Hello, I received a military discharge of "Commission of a Serious Offence" General under honorable conditions, but I want to upgrade to honorable. How would I go about doing so?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside, I received this in 2011.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I haven't been in contact with anyone in the chain since then.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is there anything else specific?

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First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice

First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice last year. Because of your guidance about my fiance's court martial (where he received 6 years confinement), 2 months later, he was granted an Article 39 (A), 3 charges were dropped due to statute of limitation, and within 3 more months he was home! There was later a resentencing hearing, where he was sentenced for the remaining charges, but after a mess of errors by the prosecution, he was granted almost 250 days of confinement credit. He was given 2 years at the resentencing, he's done the 6 months and was released from the brig last week. My question is who can we appeal to in order to get him back to the east coast? He was ordered to a transient personnel unit near the brig. He did not receive a punitive discharge, so he is still in the Navy and the appellate process hasn't really begun yet. The CO told him that they are not releasing him to return home to Maryland. The TPU command took him to Navy Relief to get money to live in a hotel and $25 per day to eat and he is paying a taxi to take him to muster each morning. He has a letter indicating that he can't eat at the galley. This is CRAZY! It feels like additional punishment. Our commitment to remain deeply involved in every step of his case, has served him well. We don't intend to stop now. Please advise on military instruction regarding rights of those in a situation like this.Many thanks,JC

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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 was medically retired from the Marines with a mental

I was medically retired from the Marines with a mental disorder, can I still purchase a hand gun? I was never hospitalised or deemed a risk to myself or others.

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I had an UA 10 days ago and i know i will pop positive after

Good Morning, I had an UA 10 days ago and i know i will pop positive after testing my self later that day. I'm wondering how to increase my chances of getting a general discharge and not a OTH. Thank youJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No oneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Do you need more information right now?

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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 need to know which forms are required, to file for

HiJA: Hi. How can we be of help?Customer: I need to know which forms are required, to file for compensation and retirement. Note: I went to the Army review board and won my case, therefore, I need to apply for compensation for damages and retirement pay, plus back pay. I was a SFC/ E7JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I am out of service. the review board does not have authority to re-instate any service memberJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that should cover things initially, thank you

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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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