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I am applying for a hardship discharge, which my chain of

I am applying for a hardship discharge, which my chain of command is convinced i will get due to the circumstances. I have been in the marine corps for two years. What percentage of my gi bill should i getJA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Military Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: how long does that takeJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Thanks for your information so far. I've recently married

Thanks for your information so far. I've recently married and become a step father to a young boy with Downs Syndrome. I certainly underestimated the time and attention I would need to dedicate to his care. I cannot see any way to give him the attention he needs while still being in the national guard. My unit is deploying and our training schedule is very much interfering with life at home, making his progress in school tedious to say the least. Is this reasonable grounds to request a hardship discharge, considering my new family situation?

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I'm looking to put in a packet hardship discharge because I

I'm looking to put in a packet for a hardship discharge because I am my fathers primary care taker. The process seems like it can be difficult. Do you recommend that I get help?

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I'm wanting to get out of the Army, its just not a good fit,

I'm wanting to get out of the Army, its just not a good fit, but I don't have a good enough reason for them to let me go. Any suggestions? JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet? Customer: No JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Military Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best. Customer: I've been in for a year. I already received a bachelor's degree before joining. I was working in my field before joining as well. Apparel design. I'm married, husband is Army Reserve. I'm having a hard time concentrating since I've been upset for about 6 months, depression. Everyday is a struggle, and I find myself thinking about a career back in apparel design. I was happy there before, and I feel I will be happy there again. I just need to get there. I am a good soldier, I do what I am suppose to and have no negative counselings. I've been talking to a counselor for a short time to deal with my depression, but I think the best solution is to be out of the Army. If there is a way for me to fulfill my time in the reserves, I would do it. I have 5 years left on my contract. JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of? Customer: I don't know, I don't think so. I've been talking to my chain of command about this and they say they are looking into it, I just haven't heard back yet. JA: 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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Myers. And I just got to fort gordon GA. I graduated BCT 7

Hi, I'm J. Myers. And I just got to fort gordon GA for AIT. I graduated BCT 7 days ago. But now here in AIT I'm having the worst time of my life. I'm just looking around on ways to go home. All day long, and it sounds like I'm a baby, but all I do is cry. It's the worst experience in my life. I'm not sure how you would help me, but I'm just letting you in on my story right now. Thanks

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I'm an active duty marine still at soi with itb...A lot of

I'm an active duty marine still at soi with itb...A lot of things came up that my family needs me to be around for. Not to get into a story but is it possible to change my contract to bring a reservist?

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Paul, My name is***** was discharged from the Army

Hi Paul, My name is***** was discharged from the Army in Feb 1995 with medical condition (in-toeing) that preexisted service but was not noted on the entrance exam. I wanted to stay in the Army, but after an exam at the base hospital I was told I could not stay. I was in for only 23 days. My discharge characterization was uncharacterized and a separation code of JFW. I have been reading that people with less than 90 days of service may qualify for a VA Home loan with "Certain Medical Conditions". Since I was discharged for this condition. Would I qualify for a VA home loan under this condition?

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I have been in the army months and am still in AIT for

I have been in the army months and am still in AIT past 5 and a half months I've been on physical profiles different injuries occurring back to back first I had a stress fracture in my hip secondly I had spontaneous pneumomediastinum (a tear in my lung due to over exertion) and currently have a dislocated and fractured elbow .. and I was wondering if I could qualify MEB and if so how to go about requesting one

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Hi have a question about voluntary discharge.

Hi have a question about voluntary discharge or maybe even hardship. My husband has been in the army going on 5 years. He signed a 6 year contract. Early on in his career he had a daughter (which was born while he served in Iraq). He's fought hard and finally received joint custody, however we're stationed over 1000 miles away. There are no bases within close distance to where she lives even if we could get restationed. (most are 4+ hours away). Now that he has rights to her he wants to be able to act upon those and use his visitation. She's 4 and he's hardly ever seen her. He realizes that by the time he gets out of the Army she will be even older and still not know him. Is there anything we can do now that he has joint custody to get back home and close to her? Would he have any grounds for a voluntary discharge or hardship discharge? We've heard of some units just letting people out due to cuts but that hasn't happened in his.

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