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Just reading up on stuff. I just got my dream job but they

Just reading up on stuff. I just got my dream job but they are requesting my DD214. I had an entry level separation. Reason for separation is fraudulent enlistment. Separation code JDA and code is RE-4JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I'm afraid although they already offered me a position this might change things.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Chain of command?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This was back in the 80's...

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I just received the results of my PDBR. The board

I just received the results of my PDBR. The board recommended no change to my separation status. The strange thing is the PDBR (not the service secretary) submitted the minority opinion, evidently overriding the board majority. DoDI 6040.44 paragraph 4.g.(1) states "Establish recommendations based on a majority vote of the board members." I don't see where anyone has the authority to override the board before even submitting the recommendation. I know the decision is final, but they are violating their own policy to reach that decision.

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My son was told by the recruiter not to disclose that he had

my son was told by the recruiter not to disclose that he had been on Lexapro and Ritalin for short time his senior year. Then at bootcamp, he disclosed this. The navy is issuing him a RE-8 discharge. He believes that he will be able to reenlist in the future. I am trying to find answers.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I am stateside. My son is in T.H.U. at the Navy Recruit Training Command. He graduated and then they decided he could not serve. That is all he wanted to do. Follow in his fathers footsteps.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: He would have to do that. I do not know who to contact.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no. just curious if there is anything that can be done. or if he needs to come home and try again.

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My son was written up on a Article 107 and he didn't know he

My son was written up on a Article 107 and he didn't know he was supposed to submit a statement until after the fact.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: He has. Currently is awaiting to see JAG. he was at is command post awaiting to serve watch they though he was sleep, so he was hit with Article 92. Upon going to se ethe Master Chief, he had no idea he as supposed to submit a statement.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Right now, he's been given 45 day restriction, deduction in pay and rank. what is the probable outcome. Could he still face dishonerable discharge

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My son has been told that he would receive aa honorable

my son has been told that he would receive aa honorable discharge with the following verbiage: JFW – Failed Medical/Physical Procurement StandardsJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: This has been pending since 2014 when he graduated NAVY but did not commision.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The fact that is Honorble is the best he could hope for, correct?

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Can an army officer date a Navy enlisted person? Hawaii. AR

Can an army officer date a Navy enlisted person?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Hawaii. AR 600-20, section 4-14 talks about prohibited relationships between officers and "soldiers" but does not discuss across services.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They are in totally different job fields

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I'm prior Navy, just separated in January 2017. I was in for

I'm prior Navy, just separated in January 2017. I was in for just short of five years. I had lost my original NEC for anxiety and had to be placed on Limited Duty, but after the six month period, I was returned fit for full duty. I was denied force conversion in the process of LIMDU, though, and was discharged honorably with an RE-4 code, reason stating "Unsatisfactory Performance". I've never been to NJP nor have any misconduct charges on my record. I'm looking into re-entering the military, but into a different service. How difficult will it be for me to get my RE code changed?

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11 for the Dept of the Navy. A fraud, waste and abuse

I am GS-11 for the Dept of the Navy. A fraud, waste and abuse hotline complaint was filed annoyomously, claiming I took a bribe from a USG contractor. I was placed on admin leave during for the course of the investigation and the base turned over the case to the assistant US attorney (AUSA) who was pursuing federal bribery charges. I hired a law firm who specializes in representing federal employees. I paid the firm a large sum to handle the federal investigation (30k) and to get the charges and case dismissed and for the MSPB appeal process (17k). The base then placed me into a non-pay admin leave status. I then had the law firm represent me in the MSPB appeal process. After 2plus years, and in depth interviews of my co-workers and investigation that my legal team conducted, the AUSA closed the federal investigation and declined to charge me of any crime. Big relief for proving no wrongdoing on my point! I then won my MSPB appeal and received back pay and payment of the appeal legal fees. The base has informed me that I am to remain on paid admin leave while they conduct their "in house" admin investigation into the complaint and allegation. To date, I have been on paid admin leave for 3.5 years. Since this case centered around a false accusation which resulted in damaging my professional credibility and reputation (defamation of character); how can I sue the base for these damages??? Also, how can I be compensated for the 30k that was paid for defending against the federal investigation and pending federal charges that was eventually closed and dismissed??

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How are you? I have an re-4 code and a narrative reason for

Hello, How are you? I have an re-4 code and a narrative reason for seperation of drug abuse misconduct. As far as changing both of these what is the likely outcome of the attempt? Also, I am going to be applying to medical school, will this affect me in any way?JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yes my recruiting chief petty officer after dischargeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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