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About me: Discharged with General, Under Honorable

About me: Discharged with General, Under Honorable conditions (CPT-03) for positive UA for the drug adderall- Was fingerprinted and interviewed by CID- never admitted to willingly using the drug (small nanogram amount detected fyi)- Currently applying for a job with an airline that is subject to FAA regulations/ FBI NCIC background check- The airline called me and said they were forwarding my record to the legal department for review because of the incident. She couldn't tell me exactly what it said on my report (probably because she rarely see's this incident) I am asking you before I spend the time to get my own copy of the FBI report... My questions 1: What do you think it says on my report. 2: Even though the drug was never in my possession (or any evidence there was) is it considered 'possession of a controlled substance'? 3: How should I approach the Airline if denied employment or asked about the incident? 4: Is this use considered a felony or anything else that would hinder my employment?

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I was wondering if my military charges can be expunged?

I was wondering if my military charges can be expunged?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: i am a civilian nowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no..

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My estranged husband claims to have been a NavySEAL, veteran

Hi! My estranged husband claims to have been a NavySEAL, veteran of the 1st Gulf War (Desert Storm ). I have his DD-214, but blocks 23-29, I'm having difficulty understanding. I understand "conviction by general court martial", but is there a way of finding out specifics?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: States. N.Y.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No. I don't know the protocols. ..JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so, just trying to find the specifics behind his discharge

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I received a bad conduct discharge in 1991 via general court

I received a bad conduct discharge in 1991 via general court Marshall. My charge was for larceny. Essentially I took money from another person's account without their permission. I was 20 years old. I'm 48 now and have lived a life with zero problems at all. What are my chances to purchase a firearm.

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I'm 19 years old, I've been in the navy for 11 months and

My name is***** 19 years old, I've been in the navy for 11 months and I'm about to go to a DRB (disciplinary review board) for being caught stealing $87 worth of goods from walmart (lingerie and jewelry). I concealed the items in my reusable grocery bag which I used as a purse. My chief had to come down to the walmart to prove that I lived in the barracks and he was shown the tapes and everything. I was very cooperative. Charges are pressed against me and I'm currently awaiting to go to my arraignment.Before this, I have been an exceptional sailor. At my 6 month long A school I graduated top of my class as ATI Honor Grad, I had over 40 volunteer hours, and I got an outstanding on my PRT. 3 months ago I arrived at my ultimate command; all of my quals are done but I hadn't started volunteering yet. I did just join my command's MWR but did so only a couple weeks ago and have only attended a couple meetings. I plan to volunteer this weekend. My LPO's adored me, as I was a very hard working worker.Knowing all of this, will I likely go to Captain's Mast? Will they look at the things I achieved while in A school or will they only look at what I've achieved whilst at my current command? Will I be separated from the Navy? Would I get a dishonorable discharge if they did? Of course you don't know the exact answers, but if you know of how a similar case turned out, it would help settle my nerves immensely!Thank you

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Recieved a bad discharge from the army, joined at 17

recieved a bad discharge from the armyJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: joined at 17 discharged at 18JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no just basic and some aitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no i am 63 yrs of age now

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Getting out the army, I'm from New York but I'm in basic

HelloJA: Hi. What do you want help with?Customer: Getting out the armyJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: I'm from New York but I'm in basic training in South CarolinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I graduated basic training and I'm a hold over because they said I I'm under investigation with the CID

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Me and my husband are currently separated since late October

Me and my husband are currently separated since late October of 2014. I've gone through abused with him so have to call the police and since that day it happened we never live in a same house again. We have a 5 year old son together. We try to be civil since the court order was lifted and no contact order was over. I thought were fine, accepted everything that has happen and start moving on.. He was dating already and since I thought were fine after a year I decided to date as well.. He was dating his soldier then and i never said anything because I just want him to be happy and were totally over anyways. We both didn't file divorce yet then just for the reason in my part as lack of financial money to go through it.. Then now, me and boyfriend are getting serious. We've moved in together. He knows everything about us just as much as I know about his relationship. We told each other that it's about time to just really finally file our divorce. Now the case is, after he have file divorce, most stuff that was written in there was very unfair and asking to just for him to support $300 after divorce is over from sending $1000 monthly. My boyfriend is in the service as well. Since I tried to contest with it, he's just now sending 270 and told me if talk to his commander about it he'll get my boyfriend in trouble.. I'm sorry for the very long story. I just want to put as much information I could because I know my situation is very complicated. I just wanna know what I should do since he's blackmailing us.. Thank you in advance. Hope I can hear from You soon and Hope someone could help me out.

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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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Allen M., Esq.

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