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My son is currently waiting in SEPS in the Navy and has been

Hello,My son is currently waiting in SEPS in the Navy and has been there for 10 days. He does not have an injury that he is being treated for and has no real purpose for being there except to wait. He is very unhappy and says it is very depressing in there and just wants to come home. He has seen many of his shipmates taken to the psych ward because they cannot handle being in SEPS. Is there a way to get my son out faster?

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I am looking to upgrade my discharge from the Navy which was

I am looking to upgrade my discharge from the Navy which was an "Undesirable" in February of 1957. This related to homosexuality & I was quite young & foolish at the time and under extreme manipulation by the ONI (Office of Naval Intelligence)...............Looking for the proper forms & which way to proceed.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: I am a resident of the state of Florida. This occured in 1957 at the Naval Air Statiion of Patuxent River, Md.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, I have been led to believe that it is a matter of filling out the correct forms as the laws have changed regarding the circumstances of the Discharge.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Only that I am 79 and I would like to have my name cleared as a present to myself prior to my 80th BDay!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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I am wanting to know if I can enlist as an officer if I have

I am wanting to know if I can enlist as an officer if I have a re4 discharge from the navy from 1999. I am 36 and in nursing schoolJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I said I had asthma in the moment of truth but this was childhood and have outgrown it with no issues.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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I tested positive but it was unknowing and unintentional. I

I tested positive for THC but it was unknowing and unintentional. I invited a foreign national to my house in the country I'm serving in and we preceded to get really drunk. I ran out of cigarette and took one of his. What I didn't Joanie was that he laces Clove cigarettes with weed to hide the smell. I later take a drug test and pop. I was so drunk that I didn't feel the effects of said cigarette simply went to sleep. He has since been arrested for possession and now I face administrative punishmentJA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I have not. I was under the impression that the case was still with NCIS but I received a call yesterday that the proceedings will start on tuesJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I'm recently married and have 2 children. No prior problemsJA: 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 have anELS from marines with a re4f code from 1984. Can I

I have anELS from marines with a re4f code from 1984. Can I have this changedJA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: Like what?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: Never been convicted of anything. Working same job for 27.5 yearsJA: 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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Can I fight an ADSEP failure? I have never been offered any

Can I fight an ADSEP for PFA failure? I have never been offered any nutritional counseling, weekly weigh in...time to do additional PT, all of which is in the Navy's Fitness Enhancement Program Guide?

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P. Simmons

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I am going to xoi because i was u/a restriction musters i am

hello i am going to xoi because i was u/a for three restriction musters i am worried because i face separation but i do not want to be kicked out. i was late three time and twice was because i had been working and lost track of time and once because i had slept through my alarm basically my question is what can i do to avoid separation i love the navy and i feel as if no matter what i say i will be sparated anyway as this will be my third xoi

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My son was 17 when he got arrested that his friends father

My son was 17 when he got arrested for something that his friends father did and admitted to unfortunately we were given bad advice and my son took a plea deal to get it dismissed, we then have just had the record expunged. He want to join the navy and doesn't know whether to tell them he had an expunged record and will he be able to join the Navy with this

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I sent a subpoena to DFAS at Cleveland and have had no

I sent a subpoena to DFAS at Cleveland and have had no response. Who do I call?JA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I am a lawyer.JA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: The gentleman we are trying to get information on was retired army. We sent the subpoena on March 14, 2016 with his date of birth and SS#. We sent the subpoena to Custodian of Military Retirement Pay records, certified mail, ATTN DFAS-DCC/CL 1240 E. 9th St., Cleveland, Ohio###-##-#### I need to follow up to find out why I haven't received the subpoena. When I call DFAS, I they send me to garnishment, and they say they don't know.JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: KansasJA: Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: He is also disabled. I just need someone to confirm and say he is receiving retirement or just tell me, he is not receiving a retirement. He has answered the question inconsistently as to whether he is receiving retirement.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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