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I was given an Honorable Discharge (DD Form 256A) in April

I was given an Honorable Discharge (DD Form 256A) in April 1968. Reason for discharge was Insufficient Retirement Points. My question is : Do I qualify to have a Military Burial Flag on my coffin at my burial? How may I obtain such, even if I need to purchase it myself? ***@******.***JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I am statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, not yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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I was in active duty 8 years honorable discharge joined the

I was in active duty 8 years honorable discharge joined the guard had a rough transition father dying what not spent savings on funeral made a mistake and popped hot in national guard will I lose my active benefits I'm afraid I won't be able to use gi bill or my VA benefits I already have can this happen?

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I am stateside and have been separated since june of 2006, I

Hello sir,JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I am stateside and have been separated since june of 2006, I have done private contracting overseas for many yrs after active duty, currently hold a USCG Captains lic as well,. I am lookin into buying a house and also using post 9/11 GI bill but was informed that general under honorable conditions will not work to receive such things. My separation code is JKK , yes I realize that it was a mistake and was actually in a pastry I ate at a wake for my cousin who was KIA in the Marine Corps. Of course that doesn't change the fact I d id fail a urinalysis but can I still have it changed to a honorable?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I'm no longer active sirJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no ma'am

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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 served onboard the USS Grasp (ARS-24) homeport at Pearl

I served onboard the USS Grasp (ARS-24) homeport at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from December 1959 to October 1963. Every year the ship made Westpac Cruise including the Republic of Vietnam. In 1962 the ship operated in Danang Harbor, but returned to port where the crew were allowed on the pier and downtown Danang. Therefore, qualified us to have set our booths on the ground. As a result, the presumptions of Agent Orange herbeside exposure should be awarded also to me and all my shipments on the Grasp. To me especially because in 2003 I was subjected to hormonal and radiation therapy for prostate cancer. That made me suffer ED. I will appreciate clarification of this before my demise. This is very important! Thanks.

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I am an active duty officer with 15 years of active duty

Hi, I am an active duty officer with 15 years of active duty service, obligated to be in active duty until 2016. One of my colleague recommended looking into the selected reserves to serve 2 years but gain 4 years of credit, which would bring me to 20 years of creditable service for retirement pay at age 60. Does this make sense?

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. Is a military marriage certificate legal if the person

Hi. Is a military marriage certificate legal if the person has deceased and was involved with a foreign person and has named that foreign person his next of kin in his will? I'm now informed that I have to pay an amount of 3000 USD to the military lawyer for the certificate before any information can be disclosed to me of the death certificate, his will and of the inheritance being handed over to me. He was retired and in the states in the military hospital when he died. There has been enormous pressure put on me for having to send this money for the certificate. This is all very suspicious to me. He has left all he owned to me.

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, my name is ***** ***** and my question is: my

hello, my name is ***** ***** and my question is: my sister was murderd on active duty in the military from a former active military comrade on post at a cook out...act of jealousy so called boy friend..on April 21, 1992.the VA never sent my mother a letter or anything letting her know she was eligible for benefits...20 plus years they contact my mom via mail to let her know she was eligible and sent a survivor outreach representative out to help her apply.. she presently lives with me and how they found her i don't know..she has been living with me for just a few years..they had her address for 18 years and never let her know her entitlements...my mother has been disable for 20 plus years and haven't been the same since her daughter died in the military..the va just approved her claim last year and was awarded $700.00 a month ... but what about those 20 plus years they over looked? we are heart broken she gave her life for this country or should i say they took her life and this is how they treat her mother? is this a case? my number is ***** XXX XXXX live in XXXXXX ga. my mother name is ***** ***** she's 56 years old...

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I am ex-korean war veteran living in Australia. on my death

I am ex-korean war veteran living in Australia. on my death do I receive armed forces funeral .

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