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I was in the National Guard and was a recruiting assistant

I was in the National Guard and was a recruiting assistant for the recruiting program during 2007-2008.Im not in the NG anymore. Been out since 2009. I received and emailed saying to contact the agent on the case. I called him and he wants to get CID In the state where I currently live in to come interview me. Should I be worried? Should I have a lawyer present? Is there a statute of limitations? They said they spoke to the receipts and only one remembered me cause we meet in school. I honestly didn't keep records of anyone I recruited and don't remember them. I know I have not done anything wrong but this is my first time in trouble like this and I am trying to get promoted at my job. I don't want this to affect my career and family.

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Mr., Is there any way to stop my former spouse from

Hello Mr. Simmons, Is there any way to stop my former spouse from receiving 1/2 of my Military Retirement pay? I got a divorce after I retired from Army active duty 1995. I retired from the Army with 20 years active service. When I got the divorce I was overseas. I paid for her lawyer. I thought and was told by a JAG officer, that I would only have to pay $600 a month for my two children's support until they were 18 or 24 if they were in college. After both childern met the requirements, DFAS continued to pay my former spouse half of my retirement pay. I asked JAG and DFAS why? I was told in the divorce decree I signed authorized her to get former spouse protection act pay for the rest of my life. I am a disabled Vet with 70% disability. Her and I both live in Arkansas. Is there any way to stop her from getting 1/2 of my pay? V/R, Dave

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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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I was wondering if there is anyway to have a doctor reverse

i was wondering if there is anyway to have a doctor reverse a diagnosis of major depressionJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: OregonJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I really want to enlist in the US Army and believe that I was misdiagnosed with major depression when in reality I was suffering acute effects from substance use

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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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I was very happy to hear the NCO that got discharged up the

I was very happy to hear the NCO that got discharged for beating up the child molester in Afghanistan was re-instated to active duty and cleared of charges. I know that he initially was given the punishment outlined in the MCM as he was guilty of the charges. I make reference to that because I was wondering if my case might be considered equally. I was a CW2 in the Army, charged and convicted at General Court Martial for BAH Fraud in 2001. Given 6 months detention and Dishonorable Discharge. I did the crime and paid back every dime, I plead guilty and made no excuses. I had been in the Army for over 18.5 years and my career was exemplary. Generally speaking, I got what I deserved according to the MCM, but never felt Justice was served. I want to finish what I started and complete my 20 years and retire Honorably. Is this possible in any way? I consider our two cases somewhat similar in the area of Justice.

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Pearl. My son is currently in Parris Island. He injured s

Hi, Pearl. My son is currently in Parris Island. He injured his back and is being discharged with fraud enlistment. He is terrified. He has been advised that this is a felony. My son enlisted at the age of 17. for the past year he has attended mandatory pt with the marine dep program. during a workout , he came home sore, he thought he pulled a muscle. never went to the doctor and resumed working out with the marines as scheduled. He left for boot camp without any issues or pain. Two weeks in he pulled his back and fell on someones knee. Now he is being sent home on the fraud enlist. What can we do?JA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Yes, we live in NC. Parris Island is in SCJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, I just received the news on TuesdayJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: noJA: 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 researching UCMJ offenses. I found your response few

I am researching UCMJ offenses. I found your response few years back that article 92 dereliction of duty statute of limitations is 5 years. Is that during wartime as well (Iraq/Afghanistan)? Or is it a capital offense because it is wartime? The internet searches I have done are unclear as to how dereliction of duty is treated specifically in wartime.

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I'm a retired army veteran currently paying my exspouse 23%

I'm a retired army veteran currently paying my exspouse 23% of my disposable retirement pay under the soldiers and sailors act. Divorced 8/96, retired 3/01. In our divorced decree, it simply states until one of the members passes away, all financial support is discontinued. Based on the act and my divorce decree, could there be a reversal since she's been married for over 17 yrs?

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