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I a man currently in the Army National Guard. I finished AIT

I a man currently in the Army National Guard. I finished AIT as a 13F and when I went to my battle handoff my commanders told me that my MOS no longer existed in my state and that I would have to reclass. I went to my first drill to stay in good standing and they temporarily stuck me in an 11B slot just so I had a place in the unit (infantry). I heard from other soldiers that the other 13F soldiers had a choice between reclass, interstate transfer or discharge from the Army Guard due to a breach of contract on their end. My Admin NCO never told me of these their options and said I only had 11B or 88M to choose from. I have not accepted either MOS reclass yet and I don't want to be anything but a 13F. I had to save a lot of money and take 6 months off from work to get this training and now the job they promised me is no longer available. It's a professional and financial hardship for me to go back to training again so soon after being. Ack. Can I be discharged from my contract/service obligation as the other soldiers were? I would pursue further military down the road in something I'd actually want and like to do. Thank you.

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I'm not in the military but a military serviceman just

Hi - I'm not in the military but a military serviceman just threatened me on FacebookJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Are you a robot or for real? What is the name of the hurricane devastating the east coast?JA: I'm an assistant to the Military Lawyer. I work with them to help customers like you.Customer: sounds lik e a canned response but sure, please connect me

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I am in the Army, have served almost 6 years. I was

I am in the Army, have served almost 6 years. I was originally infantry then switched to EOD. I was changing my MOS again, unfortunately received a DUI 2 weeks before graduation. I have had no previous run ins with law enforcement, no previous UCMJ action, and outperformed my peers in military courses. I am not sure if they will discharge me. I know I am getting a GOMOR, but worried if I get a discharge, that it won't be Honorable. I understand it as receiving honorable is what i need for the GI bill. No one was injured in the dui case but my car was totaled. In your experience, what is the latest trend for punishments like this?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Arizona is where the dui took place. Fort *****, *****tucky is where I'm stationedJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes, my commander told me that I'm getting a gomor but that's all he knowsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it

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How does it take to start off in the military as a private

How long does it take for someone to start off in the military as a private and work their way up to where they can retire as a Captain? Thank you.

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I served in the US Army form 9-11-1975 until 2-15-77. I was

Hello, My name is***** and I served in the US Army form 9-11-1975 until 2-15-77. I was discharged early on a Para 5-37 AR 635-200 on a voluntary basis. I had no idea what type of discharge I was getting other than a general under honorable conditions. I signed up to bet into the military police then ended up in the infantry. I served well, but was unhappy because there was no future in driving a truck or APC. I became friends with the first sergeant and he arranged my discharge. Since then I am retired from IBM after 30 years, and in a scientific company since. I have no police records and applying for a pistol permit so I retained a copy of my DD 214 and started reading into it. What does my discharge say about me, Thanks for reading my simple request .. KarlJA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: noJA: 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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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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I am writing the final Court-Martial scenes (beginning on

I am writing the final Court-Martial scenes (beginning on December 7, 1952) for a film basedon the true story of The Borinqueneers and the 65th Infantry for our film titled “Fighting For Honor.”https://www.facebook.com/FightingForHonorTheMovie/?ref=ts&fref=tsI was thinking about possibly adding a female character Trial Counsel or Defense Counselsimilar to Demi Moore's character Lt. Cdr. JoAnne Galloway in “A Few Good Men” (1992).I wanted the story to be historically accurate as much as possible, and I was not sure iffemale lawyers were actually in the Army in 1952. I was particularly interested in theCourt Martial of the seven men from Company L that began on December 7th, 1952.A trial record or transcript would be ideal, but I didn't want to add a female lawyer in thestory if there were none during that period of time.Any help for this question, including one or more links to get the information I need would beHighly appreciated.Best regards,Charles C. Brooks ***@******.*** (###) ###-####http://www.PrimeFilmVentures.com

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My girlfriend is 3 months from being permanently discharged

My girlfriend is 3 months from being permanently discharged from the USMC and just found out she is being deployed to Syria. She is 39 years old for Christ's sake! Is there anyway she can get around this? I mean, doesn't the USMC need to honor when it has promised a marine to be released? Thanks for any advice.

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I have 15 years of military service where I earned 50 or

I have 15 years of military service where I earned 50 or more retirement points annually. Initially I enlisted in the Louisiana National Guard in 1954 and earned 2 years qualified retirement points by 1958 when I started to college and graduated in 1961. During my 4 year tenure at college I was in the Army ROTC Program and was commissioned a 2-Lt in the Army Infantry in the summer of 1961. We completed the Infantry Officers Orientation Course and was immediately assigned to an active duty station. We continued to serve active duty until September 1963. Upon return to civil***** *****fe, I joined the US Army Reserves serving in the 4009th USAG and the 4013th USAG until 1977. In 1977 I left a nice job with a very large insurance company and opened my own business. At this time I had earned the rank of Major and was active in the 4013th USAG and attending training in the USAR Command and General Staff College. Our business demanded that I leave the Reserve Program in order to handle the business I received. With this background we ordered and received a complete copy of my military records from the Louisiana National Guard and the Army Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. We have edited the records of our retirement, which we had in our own file and compared them to the records received from the LA National Guard and Army Records Center. We find that we have earned a total of 15 years with retirement points of 50 or better.With this information, we ask your advice on whether or not we would qualify for a reduced retirement benefit under the TERA Program or any other reduced retirement benefit program afforded by the USAR Retirement Programs? Thank you for responding to my answer.

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