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I was discharge with an under honorable Conation (general)

I was discharge with an under honorable Conation (general) chapter 10 with the rank of sgt. The case and charges were dropped. I was told I didn't have to explain this when I apply for federal jobs or the post office. will it come up in my background check?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I'm out the military. full benefits...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am asked to submit a statement to the post office for employment. They will be looking up my military records. the infestation was unfounded however the army press forward. I requested an under honorable condition and it was granted. they told me this situation will not follow me in the civilian world.

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My son was in the US Navy and served aboard the Kitty Hawk

My son was in the US Navy and served aboard the Kitty Hawk as a flight deck /aircraft rescue firefighter. He received recognition for suspending launches saving the pilot and aircraft on more then one occasion. He was commended by the ships captain and GAG. He was asked by another sailor, who was restricted to the ship to go to an ATM and get cash. My son did what he was asked and returned with the money. The restricted sailor accused him of theft. During the Court Martial, my son's JAG defense found predigest in the court. I spoke to her only once. When I tried to get more information I couldn't get in touch with her. No response from her. The restricted sailor was released from the Navy, (unknown circumstances / discharge) and moved to Texas, unknown location. My son received a BCD and was separated. His discharge was inconstant with his performance while serving. As a Marine who served in Viet Nam myself and received an Honorable Discharge, I was disappointed in CM findings especially after what I was told by his JOG Defense Officer. No further review of her contentions, no further investigation was ever done. After I retired from my Civilian career as a Law Enforcement officer for 36 years of service there is always more to the story. My Question is can anything be done to change that BCD?JA: Has anything been officially filed?Customer: No, not to my knowledge. My Father, himself a WWII Navy vet. was devastated as was my son. I am trying to figure this all out on behalf of my son. I will have to get his date of discharge but I do know it is under the 15 year limit. He is now 40 years old. Another question, in reviewing my own DD214 I found 1 personal award and 2 unit citations missing. Can you tell me who I can contact to check this out?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, it's been awhile and I had no clue as to who to talk to. No further response from his JAG defense. No idea where the other sailor is now, however as you know as BCD can be a real anchor.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this point. Nothing that I can provide.

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I am currently looking at the answer to a question that was

I am currently looking at the answer to a question that was answered seven years ago. My question was answered satisfactorily for the most part, my only question now is if it's still true one retains all benefits earned from a prior honorable discharge. Thank you!JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes, and while they have told me that I would (including a JAG) I wanted to know from another party as well.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not particularly; my only real concern at this point is my GI bill eligibility.

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Second opinion] - Are you saavy on military law? is there

Second opinion] - Are you saavy on military law?JA: No. I'm the lawyer's Assistant.Customer: is there anyone here who knows the ucmjJA: Has anything been officially filed?Customer: No I got out of active duty like 6 months ago and I had a severe panic attack and went to the ER My question is can Tricare see the lab results from the ER visitJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Will I be charged? like monetarily charged

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Are you saavy on military law? is there anyone here who

Are you saavy on military law?JA: No. I'm the lawyer's Assistant.Customer: is there anyone here who knows the ucmjJA: Has anything been officially filed?Customer: No I got out of active duty like 6 months ago and I had a severe panic attack and went to the ER My question is can Tricare see the lab results from the ER visitJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Will I be charged? like monetarily charged

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I have a question regarding the definition of unlawful

Hello! I have a question regarding the definition of unlawful discrimination in the Air Force. I was looking at the AFI-36-2706 and it did not give me a strict definition of what constitutes discrimination.JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the lawyer to discuss this further with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want him or her to know?Customer: I also have a few questions about dis-enrollment investigations and cadet rights in such procedures.

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Is this free to ask a question? so it does cost to talk to

is this free to ask a question?JA: The military lawyer's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.Customer: so it does cost to talk to you or ask a question?JA: There is no charge to talk to me. But I'm not the military lawyer.Customer: your just a secretary?JA: Have you talked to a JAG attorney or anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No been out for 40 yearsJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: in usaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was in the USMC in 1976 was in about 40 days I got injured hernia issue,,, I decided it best for me to see my own doctor, they gave me a DD214 and an Honorable discharge dd256, Under Medical issue I assume.. according to the VA if you served before 1980 there is no certain time that needs to be served to get VA benefits.. I was wondering what my chances are of being able to get VA medical care or other benefits. Length of Service Prior to September 8, 1980, there was no minimum length of service necessary to be considered a veteran for most VA benefits. However, for an individual who enlisted after September 8, 1980, there are now certain minimum length of service requirements. The general requirement is either 24 months of continuous active duty or the “full period” for which the servicemember was called or ordered to active duty.14 .. thanks you very much

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Can i, Can i re enlist an get a waiver for age 44 an Re 4

Can iJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Can i re enlist an get a waiver for age 44 an Re 4 code feom usmc reserves?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No i was jn the reserves years ago an i want to change my status on my OTH for non participation in drillJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that how ever I can regain my honor iam willing to do. Iam 44yrs old an as i said i left Usmc reserves with OTH DISCHARGE AN RE4 CODE for non participation

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I'm currently in the Air National Guard under a 6 year

I'm currently in the Air National Guard under a 6 year enlistment contract. I missed a drill and was told by my commander that if I kept missing drill that they could do an involuntary discharge (other than Honorable conditions). I only missed once so far. My question overall is, I was prior active duty AF and did my full 6 year enlistment and received an Honorable Discharge and coded as a 1J on my DD 214. In the worst case scenario I would I still be able to keep all my benefits I earned while on active duty if I received an OTH discharge from the Guard? Thanks!

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