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Can GOMOR be expunged? What is the procedure?

I received a GOMOR 3 years ago for refusing a breathalyzer, the charge was dismissed but I still received the GOMOR. Nothing ever reflected in my evaluations and i'm currently waiting to hear back from the DASEB on the status of a request to move it into my restricted file. if it is approved I want to try and fight to have it expunged ......question: is this a fight I can win?I am stateside and the incident happened on post.

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I'm airborne, attached to the 82nd ABN DIV. I no longer wish

I'm airborne, attached to the 82nd ABN DIV. I no longer wish to jump, and my commander wants to force me to do so. If not he threatens me with UCMJ and putting a GOMAR on my record. What should I do? I'm a single parent, I'm terrified something will happen to me and have no one to raise my child.

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I fell under the Army's QMP program and will be discharged

I fell under the Army's QMP program and will be discharged on November 1st with a RE code of 4 for a GOMOR that I received in 2010 for refusing a breathalyzer. I am looking to try and get that upgraded. I understand that this may be a long shot.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: I'm in Florida, but the incident occurred in TennesseJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have for the QMP, but not since that attempt was unsuccesfulJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: This is the only adverse information in my record. Not sure if that matters, but it can't hurt I guess

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I will be receiving a GOMAR for dropping Airborne Statues.

I will be receiving a GOMAR for dropping Airborne Statues. Will this effect my discharge from honorable to general? I have had two previous enlistments and decided airborne was no longer for and have decided to drop Airborne. I have been trying to drop it for at least 6 months now but my COC has been stopping me by not sending up the paper work and now claiming they have never even heard about what I was doing. I went to JAG and got the information on the requirements of what I would need to do to drop statues. Unfortunately my COC keeps pushing for me to jump again. The regulation stats that as long as I request to drop airborne before I am manifested for a jump then I am within my right without disobeying a direct order. They have stopped my paper work for 6 months and now are telling me I will jump. I'm not even sure what to do anymore.

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I have a top secret clearance and I'm an O-5 in the

I have a top secret clearance and I'm an O-5 in the military. I am currently up for periodic reinvestigation for the clearance. I was accused of Sexual Harrassment of a civilian (the circumstances were minor), for which I received a GOMOR. The GOMOR was not placed in my permanent file, I was not relieved of my duties, and for all practical purposes my official military file is still clean. When I PCSed from the job where the incident occurred, I received a good evaluation report on the way out. While I was in the midst of reinvestigation for my security clearance, about a year ago, the OMB security investigator met with me. I self-reported that I had been investigated for a Sexual Harrassment complaint. Yesterday, another security investigator met with me to ask me more specific questions about the Sexual Harrassment incident, to which I tried to be open and honest. DODCAF is on the cusp of adjudicating my clearance. Can I lose my clearance over this? Prior to and after the incident my record was clean.JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yet.

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I am an army officer pending a possible GOMAR. I know I can

I am an army officer pending a possible GOMAR. I know I can file a rebuttal and plan to. I was supposed to be promoted yesterday but I wasn't due to the adverse action flag. I should know the results and receive my reading (outcome/punishment) in about 2 weeks. My question is if I receive a local GOMAR, can I still be promoted? My unit is less than helpful and my legal counsel from JAG is at another installation. I wasn't allowed to have a local lawyer from JAG due to conflict of interest.JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I was assigned a TDS lawyer at another installation. It has been difficult arranging telephonic meetings with her.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: No, she knows everythingJA: 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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Do unfounded AR 15-6 investigations have any career impact

Do unfounded AR 15-6 investigations have any career impact for Army officers whatsoever? What official documentation would be kept regarding the fact that an officer was a respondent in a 15-6? Does it matter whether the officer-in-question is a company-grade officer or a field-grade officer? Thank you!

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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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Arethia.I. Have a question regarding a pending GOMOR or

Arethia.I. Have a question regarding a pending GOMOR or Letter of ReprimandJA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: I was involved in a 15-6 investigation. For some strange reason the COmmander gave me a copy of the investigation and told me that I would be receiving a GOMOR. I can tell you just from reviewing the investigation that there are a lot of errors. I can also tell you that I have just learned the the Commander actually solicited people to testify against me. Since the letter has not been drafted who can I talk to about this. Please don't say legal I don't think they are on my side.JA: OK got it. Last thing — Military Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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