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My fiancé was in the army for 24 years and was medically

My fiancé was in the army for 24 years and was medically discharged for PTSD and back and leg issues. He is 100% disabled and was promised in writing at the time of his discharge that he was entitled to his military pension. Now the government has sent him a letter stating that he is not entitled to it and want him to payback $57,790 and have started to garnish his social security disability payments. This has caused his PTSD to become much worse and caused financial hardship and ruined his credit score.JA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?Customer: In Michigan and they started in June of this year and they started garnishment in December 2016JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: He has spoken to a VA Rep. and has recently sent out certified letters to congressmen Wallbergs office, dept. of treasury, Jeff Chappelow chief congressional liaison office.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: At least 3 other of his fellow army men are also having this happen to them.

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Can the military hold me past my medical discharge date for

Can the military hold me past my medical discharge date for an NCIS investigation?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I'm in HawaiiJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I haven't been charged with anyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's pretty much it

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I was recently arrested on a desertion warrant from February

I was recently arrested on a desertion warrant from February 2016 and I was released with a ticket to my original unit. When I left I was pending med board (medical discharge) for a 2 tears in my hip.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: state side . I was wondering if It's possible to go to PCF Instead of my old unit. If not how long should my wife expect me to be gone at my old unit if I just settle of the OTH to get home fasterJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No I have notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My flight to return to my duty station is on tuesdays morning. I am urgently trying to get to PCF instead of the duty station because I don't believe I'd be treated fairly there

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I have a question pertaining to military retirement pay and

Hello, I have a question pertaining to military retirement pay and U.S. citizenship.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I'm stateside at the moment.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I'm retired. I don't have a chain of command.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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Looking to get out of the military, help me out, army

looking to get out of the military, help me outJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: army reserves, so satesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, I'm looking for a way out that still looks good on paperJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have ADD and anxiety, and I found a cure to it, but my medication is testable in the drug tests, so I'm that's my whole reason for searching for this answer

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Ive been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and insomnia i

Ive been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and insomnia i feel like i cant continue with the guard but ive talked to everyone i could think of an everyone tells me to toughen up. So ive given up on the medical discharge an im thinking about not showing up anymore what would happen?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside no deployments in the future an have been in 6 years with 3 left to goJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes full time ncoic and told me he will help but more or less said everyones dealing with this not just youJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I dont think so, are you a bot? LolJA: I'm an assistant to the Military Lawyer. I work with them to help customers like you.Customer: Ok

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I was medically retired from the Marines with a mental

I was medically retired from the Marines with a mental disorder, can I still purchase a hand gun? I was never hospitalised or deemed a risk to myself or others.

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I received a dishonorable discharge from the Air National

I received a dishonorable discharge from the Air National Guard in the 70's. I was was in a terrible car accident and had many operations on my hand. I was on pain medication and lost interest in many things in my life at that period of time. If I recall correctly. I talk to the commanding officer and requested a medical discharge. I had imitated usage of my right hand for a long period of time. I stopped going to monthly drills. My life is very good now, I have to grow children one in medical school and the other working for a large company in NYC. I own a small company with eight employees. And have be a active part of my community as well as a Kiwanis Member for the past twenty two years.JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No not since the 70's,the base is goneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: thats it

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I was medically discharged from the military back in 2009

I was medically discharged from the military back in 2009 and given a Med 200. My DD214 has a character of service of "Uncharacterized"? Am I considered a veteran, and would I be eligible for any veteran benefits under these circumstancesJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no i didn't know where to begin I wasn't given much information after I was dischargedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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