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I had a relationship over 5+ years ago with a Navy Active

I had a relationship over 5+ years ago with a Navy Active Duty Officer while I was a Navy Enlisted Reservists. We had a child out of it. Our relationship was off duty and we weren't in the same command. My question, can the Navy go after us for fraternization even though we aren't together and haven't been in over 5+ years? we also were never married.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: i'm statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, is this confidential?JA: We keep all your personally identifiable information confidential and even have people that double check to make sure something doesn't slip through. Your question goes out to the Military Lawyer's and then gets published with the answer to help others with similar problems.Customer: ok great I don't want my name involved in itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it

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I used to think that every general started off as a private.

I used to think that every general started off as a private. However, recently, I have read some information that has me wondering if I was wrong. Am I right on how I understand it today which is as follows: When one starts off as a private, he starts as an "enlisted man" which the highest rank for an "enlisted man" is sergeant. However, all ranks from lieutenant to general are "officers" who all started as a lieutenant. All "enlisted men" start as a private in basic training by simply joining one of the military branches. However, all "officers" became an officer either by receiving a college degree which included studying military or naval science or by completing a degree from West Point, The Air Force Academy, or Naval Academy, or they were already a doctor, lawyer, minister, or such and entered with the experience of their profession, or by earning a college degree and going through a 12 week commission program. Do I have it correct now? If so, then a general or any other officer was never a private, is that correct? Thank you.

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I am a retired Veterans Administration employee. I retired

I am a retired Veterans Administration employee.I retired after 10 years with the VA based on aged requirement.My retirement was approved by my chain of command, and I out processed from the VA.During this time I became sick and did not submit my retirement paperwork to the personnel department until approximately 5 months later.The VA personnel office gave me a retirement date.When I retired I had accumulated almost 248 hours of annual leave and almost the same amount of sick leave.I was never paid for my annual leave nor was my sick leave applied toward my retirement.It has been over a year with me corresponding with VA payment personnel about my pay.They will not pay me.I would like to file a lawsuit against the VA for all back pay (annual and sick) and accumulated interest.Do I have a case?How can I get paid?Thank you

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I was recently investigated with about a assault case. I

I was recently investigated with CID about a sexual assault case. I have my statement and only allowed them manually to take pictures of my phone with evidence I had available for them. After 14hours of interrogation they told me they have a search warrant for my phone and seized it from me and forcing me to sign another consent from without the manual part. Is this illegal and is there a way I can obtain my phone back?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Only too my chief I did and my behavioral health personalJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No unless he has questions

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Honorably discharged from USN due to Pre-existing condition.

Honorably discharged from USN due to Pre-existing condition. Was allowed into AD with a statement that I am not physically qualified for Naval Pilot, but am qualified for duty (Surface Warfare). Upon discharge, received no compensation (just base access for 2 years) but 50% from VA. My question is can I appeal this ruling and seek compensation/correction to my dd-214 for this situation.

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Does the military keep will the drew up on file somewhere,

Does the military keep will the drew up on file somewhereJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statsideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no. My husband died two months ago. I can't find his will. We had will done in 1979JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I can give you the date. October 1979. I have my will

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I am wondering if I should submit an Article 138 Complaint

I am wondering if I should submit an Article 138 Complaint or if I have any recourse for my situation.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It's in regards ***** ***** compassionate reassignment AR 614-200

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I have a situation currently going on and was wondering if

Hello, I have a situation currently going on and was wondering if you could help with an answer. I was in the army national guard and was activated for a tour to Iraq/Kuwait. Long story short, I had a summary court martial and a part of the condition was to receive an OTH. Upon returning to demob for processing with a captain O3, and sergeant first class E7, I was waiting for my discharge. The brigidar general never signed my separation packet, and I received an honorable discharge. Upon return to my home unit, they learned of what happened and discharged me from the national guard with an other than honorable discharge. This happened in 2007. I decided in 2012 to go to the VA and see if I were eligible for education benefits. I was told that the OTH does not matter, and the only thing they can consider is the active duty time, which was just over 12 months. I have been using the post 9/11 Gi bill and was told by my therapist I should file a disability claim with the VA for my service related conditions. Ptsd, torn meniscus that occurred during my tour, etc... I recently received a letter from the va claims rating officer saying that the military has said that my service was not "honorable" and that I need to provide evidence to get a characterization of service. I am confused as to how I am eligible for the post 9/11 GI bill but not service connected disability. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Can a divorce decree be modified if a divorce court wrongly

can a divorce decree be modified if a divorce court wrongly awarded my former spouse 7.4% too much of my military retirement pension?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: south dakotaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: not yet, i didn' t meet the 10 year rule so i have to pay her within 30 days of my receipt of my military pensionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: can my divorce decree dividing my military pension be voided because she falsely reported to authorities and i was arrested and 30 days later all charges against me were dropped because they tracked those threatening emails down to my former wifes computer ip address

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