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I received a Gomar DEC,2014 and then I was removed from the

I received a Gomar DEC,2014 and then I was removed from the promotion list 9 months later. I was then placed in front of a BOI and the decision was to eliminate me with a general discharge. In the process I started a MEB and recently received my rating. I am now waiting on a decision from HRC whether I will be eliminated or medically retired. I have served in the US Army for 16 yrs and 9 months, deployed 4 times to Iraq, Afghanistan. Through this whole processed I was never give an opportunity to receive my 15-6 until 18 months after receiving the Gomar. I went to legal and they blew me off when I requested a copy for 3months then I went to the local IG and they finally gave me a copy. The 15-6 stated that since I admitted to my actions that they could give me a GOMAR but, it also stated that they need to look at the circumstance of the situation, it also stated that they could do more or less. I was never given the opportunity to rebuttal to the CG but, was told to rebuttal the decision whether he place it in my OMPF or my local file. Nothing about rebutting the 15-6. I couldn't done that cause I never received a copy of it until 18 months later. I was told later (not by TDS) that I should have gotten the opportunity to rebuttal the 15-6 but, due to the fact that I didn't get the opportunity to even see it until after I demanded a copy (18 months later) from legal, that wasn't even possible. Even after I ask legal for a copy they blew me of for 3 months. I had to make a complaint to the local IG just to get a copy. The bot***** *****ne is that every thing that was done was influenced by my CG that had no administrated authority over the decision. He actually flew out from GA to AZ so, he could influence the Installation General to move my gomar over to the other CG that was the commander for the signal unit I was in the same building I worked in not because he was in my COC. He knew by doing this that he could play a big part on the final decision of the Gomar. After that was over, I was moved to the unit under the same general that gave me the Gomar. I had no opportunity to recover from the gomar like I should have been able too. Then nine months later HRC decided to take my promotable status away as well. Almost four months later I received a letter from HRC that I had to face a BOI. I wasn't given the opportunity to have a minority or even a female on the board, so the outcome of that was to separate me with a general discharge. My TDS lawyer made a complaint to the local legal office, that should have went to the Installation General then to HRC, that there was a board member whom was very obvious that he was against me. He asked more questions to the witness on both sides. than the government attorney. All his questions were obliviously against me. Even though my Lawyer requested another BOI back in May/June 2016, there was never a response. I actually went to Senator McCain and Congresswoman McSally office to file a complaint and they blew me off too. Is there anyway I can fight this? I served my country proudly and was never reprimanded for any wrong doings. I made the W3 promotion list at my first look and when only 47% were selected. They never even took into consideration of my stellar record/performance. It was obviously influenced. What sadden me is that I have seen officers, enlisted getting away with DUI's, Shoplifting and Adultery/Fraternizing but, nothing is happening to their careers. What I did was wrong but, the crime did not fit the punishment at all. They got me for falsifying a memo to a court session in OK that I was going to be TDY and couldn't make it to court. My actions cant compare to the offenses I have witnessed within my unit. I didn't risk anyone or my own life and I didn't gain anything from my actions. My former spouse is a CW4 and one of his buddies which was a CW5 called my unit and told my command and I was told by my rater if I went to legal without admittJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CW2 Hunt, LisaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: More than once. I can't trust anyone on this installation. I went to the IG and they blew me off too. Legal didn't help, the IG won't help. I don't know what else to do. I will lose 17 years of selfish service and my retirement cause of this.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I got charged with a DUI 1st offense off base and charged

Hello, I got charged with a DUI 1st offense off base and charged with article 111 from the UCMJ and reduction to the next inferior pay grade which is E-4. I took a plea deal off base in the civilian court to reckless driving. My question is am i able to fight what the military charged me with? And also have the article expunged from my military file and put back on my pay grade(E-5)?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Military Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason. Okay, I'll connect you to the Military Lawyer to go over that cost with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want the lawyer to know?Customer: no

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How does Navy find out if you have been charged with a DUI?

How does the Navy find out if you've been charged with a DUI? I am Stateside. Should I self report or just wait until my court case?

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Can i, Can i re enlist an get a waiver for age 44 an Re 4

Can iJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Can i re enlist an get a waiver for age 44 an Re 4 code feom usmc reserves?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No i was jn the reserves years ago an i want to change my status on my OTH for non participation in drillJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that how ever I can regain my honor iam willing to do. Iam 44yrs old an as i said i left Usmc reserves with OTH DISCHARGE AN RE4 CODE for non participation

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I am in the reserves as an officer and I was arrested a few

I am in the reserves as an officer and I was arrested a few years ago under suspicion of dui...just recently I have been convicted of the dui...am I required by military law to report this to my chain of command?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside I am a drilling reservistJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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My son has been charged with article 15 and 134 because

My son has been charged with article 15 and 134 because someone said they saw him drink 1 beer he was 6 days from his 21st bday so it was underage and he is a Ranger that was on RIC ...there is no proof or criminal charges just one persons hearsay that he bought a beer ...they are sending him to substance abuse counseling and 14 days duty and restriction punishment ...they have not said what any other punishment will be the unknown is eating us up mentally!JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: He has but they are being very vague it has not went beyond the ranger battalion and they have not let him make his statementJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He got a ride home with a unit buddy that got a DUI but they did not breathelize, sobriety test ask for id or otherwise my son ..the officer decide upon talking to my son he was sober.

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A soldier I know just received a first time DUI, no damages

A soldier I know just received a first time DUI, no damages or injuries to other persons. Less than 6 years, and likely that his command will pursue a general discharge. What steps can be taken to stay in, or if possible an honorable discharge?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not currently. The event happened extremely recently.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That'd be all, thank you.

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Punitive discharge, can the Veteran receive military honors

Punitive discharge, can the Veteran receive military honors at gravesite?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: He was discharged and these are the papers we found, he was in Kuwait and Iraq and received a DUI and is now deceased.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, I am his Funeral DirectorJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not really, thank you

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I am in the Army, have served almost 6 years. I was

I am in the Army, have served almost 6 years. I was originally infantry then switched to EOD. I was changing my MOS again, unfortunately received a DUI 2 weeks before graduation. I have had no previous run ins with law enforcement, no previous UCMJ action, and outperformed my peers in military courses. I am not sure if they will discharge me. I know I am getting a GOMOR, but worried if I get a discharge, that it won't be Honorable. I understand it as receiving honorable is what i need for the GI bill. No one was injured in the dui case but my car was totaled. In your experience, what is the latest trend for punishments like this?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Arizona is where the dui took place. Fort *****, *****tucky is where I'm stationedJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes, my commander told me that I'm getting a gomor but that's all he knowsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it

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