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How does the military treat a DWAI? Which is a traffic

How does the military treat a DWAI? Which is a traffic ticket in NY as opposed to a DWI.

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Pearl, My husband has prior service in the army. Shortly

Hello Pearl, My husband has prior service in the army. Shortly after being honorably discharged he was convicted of a DUI. He met with a recruiter to reenlist this past weekend and was told he could not due to this offense. Is there a legal waiver than can be obtained in order to reenlist?JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: washingtonJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: not that i know ofJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Military Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am SSG in the Army and now I am being considered up

Hello, I am SSG in the Army and now I am being considered up for my first look. In August of last year I received my very first DUI automatically I received a letter of reprimand, but the courts have reduced my DUI to a reckless driving. This year I am being considered for the board but also considered for QMP. How can I write a letter to the board expressing my apologies that will help me in my 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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I received a GOMOR last october too drunk at a Brigade Ball

I received a GOMOR last october for getting too drunk at a Brigade Ball and send something inapropriate to a senior NCOs wife. I was allowed to finish my command and recieved a middle of the road OER. The CG did not initiate a show cause board.Since then I have completed ASAP, Marriage Counseling, attend AA and have not drank any alcohol since that dayThis year is my BZ look for Major in July so I expect a show cause board to be intiated.In January I underwent surgery on my left foot where they fused it together and was accepted into the MED board processes.I understand that a show cause board supercedes a MED Board. I was planning on submitting my REFRAD but my wife wanted me to MED Board. My question is, in your experience do I have a fighting chance to be able to MED board.I am an Army Infantry Captain with 13 years and 32 months of deployment time. I had a second command lined up and have good OERs. I am just curiuos on what to expect and ways to get ready to

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Can I attend the USASMA with a GOMAR (DUI) on my record? I've

Can I attend the USASMA with a GOMAR (DUI) on my record? I've been selected and my file is going to a Senior Enlisted Review Board (SERB) for vetting of my derogatory (DEROG) information.

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I was pulled over dui 4 years ago and told my command.

Hi I was pulled over for a dui 4 years ago and told my command. Now currently I am going thru a divorce and she brought it up to hurt me. My old command knew about it, but nothing was done. Now new command, years later, previous enlistment and rank, they want to do something about it. A 6105. What can I do?

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Mr. Simmons, First of all Semper Fi! I am asking this question

Mr. Simmons,First of all Semper Fi! I am asking this question on behalf of my son that is now 9 days into terminal leave. He is an E-4 in the Army and will be completely separated (ETS) in mid-April. He received a GOMOR dated 22 Feb after finalizing all of the separation hurdles and clearing all of his "flags" for separation/sign-off. He currently has a DD214 (Honorable) and is in the civilian job hunt. Now, the back story - In October of 2015 he was detained for an alleged DUI on post. Within 12 hours, he was released to the custody of his battalion commander/SNCO (CAPT and First SGT). He did receive an Open Container citation which he paid within a couple of days -- NO other citations were noted or given. There was an internal memo that was retained with the MP's and stated the details of the alleged/possible implications of the aforementioned DUI charge(s). As I understand it, he does not have the right to appeal due to his rank however, I am curious if he has any recourse whatsoever to have this GOMOR filed at a local level vice his permanent record. He has no intentions of re-enlistment however, does have concerns of this affecting his civilian career. So, my ultimate questions are:What implications goes a GOMOR have in civil***** *****fe (Civil Service, etc.)?Outside of a Civil Service/Gvt Contractor career, should he have any other concerns?Thanks in advance!

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I got a civilian dui that was dropped but the army is trying

I got a civilian dui that was dropped but the army is trying to chapter me out . I have nothing negative on my record either military or on the civilian side but that and I even made e4 before my first 2 years. I want to stay in what are my chances and my eoas is in a year. I want to be a soldier n I know I made a stupid mistake. I have done everything they have required me to do, asap classes etc and I am stressed out about this.

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