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I have been in the national guard years, in January

Hi, I have been in the national guard for 6 years, in January of 2017. I recently moved from one state to another- from Nebraska to Missouri. This is a***** It has been like pulling teeth to get any type of help from my Nebraska unit, all around. I currently have an open LOD with the Nebraska unit. I cannot transfer to Missouri, and I cannot afford to miss work at the job I just got, or the 7 hour trip each month for a $300 paycheck. What are the consequences I am looking at if I tell them I do not want to be in the Guard anymore?JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: no.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: I had told them that I was moving to another state, at least 3 months prior to my move.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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Customer: Wen GlewMy boyfriend is facing an article 15 and

Customer: Wen GlewMy boyfriend is facing an article 15 and they are asking me to pay $2650.00. Is this normal or is someone just trying to get money from me?? JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: He misplaced his weapon and when he went to find it he thinks someone stole it JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Military Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: I don't want anyone knowing I I might be getting scammed JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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I have a VERY important question. Being that you were an

Hello Sir. I have a VERY important question for you. Being that you were an NSO, you would understand. I had an examiner for a disability exam at the local VA who I believe is purposely doing everything possible to prevent my gaining any more disability percentages. I have heard that there are a lot of Congressionals filed against her. I even pulled my records and found her disability questionaires she filled out on me. She did NOT ask me 3/4s of the questions but filled the answers in! I even showed her a report from a Neurosurgeon which indicated a VERY severe cervical problem. She said that he was trying to pad his paycheck since he wanted to do major operations! She hardly examines me at all. She is trying to change what a Doctor put down for some of my disabilities!! She is a Nurse Practitioner! What do I do? I mean, who di I contact? I mean, I am on Vicadin 4 times a day along with other meds! I have to miss a dose when I drive or I could get a DUI! I just have to deal with the pain.

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I recieved an ELS discharge code 3A in Dec 2012 from the

I recieved an ELS discharge code 3A in Dec 2012 from the USAF. I self-eliminated from a special operations pipeline during water confidence portion of testing. Due to sequestration, assigning me to my back-up non spec ops job (that all potential candidates choose at meps) was now null and void, unless you make it a certain amount of days into the schooling. I graduated basic training and was at tech school for a month before the self elimination.I was presented with two options through discharge at Lackland AFB.1. build a case with USAF legal and try to get a random job assigned to me, the average wait time at that time was around 7-8 months (i was told) and also was not informed of the 180 day honorable period.2. The option was to recieve a 3A instead of a 3C so that we could re-enlist pending a waiver and letters of recommendation and get us out the door and to our next step alot faster. After talking with the former commander at discharge he discharged over 500 potential battelfield airmen with the same code under similar circumstances. Just in 2013 alone.Thinking of the core values of the Air Force, I decided that sitting in a discharge dorm collecting a paycheck for mopping a floor wasnt the best use of the governments money.I had connections at my local Air National Guard base so that was my plan to get home and enlist with them. The week after my discharge I was in their office. I interviewed for a job and after very long waiting periods, not having anything to do with my discharge, such as, recruiting office switches, changes of command, the government shut down in 2013, i re-enlisted in the guard.i found out i was elligible for my sign on bonus with the only disqulaifying factor having any discharge besides (honorable). I currently have a TS clearance and just graduated top of my class in my latest tech schools and have had several letters of reccomendation.My question is, does my case seem reliable enough to file for an honorable? Most of the cases I've researched are for people who cant get back into the military and are filing for benefits. The sign-on bonus would really help me financially since i am only an Airman first Class. Also, since my discharge was based on a try-out job and I have record of me coming immediately back into the force waiting over a year to just get my foot back in the door. and have a clean military history other than that.Thank you for your time Sir or Ma'am

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I just met someone online that's in the military that says

I just met someone online that's in the military that says if the take a compassionate leave and then file for retirement that they will receive 10 million dollars- is that plausible? Possible? She says she gets money for special mission and retirement bonus's and retirement and they have only been in for 8 years

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I am in the army national guard reserve in Florida. I was staying

I am in the army national guard reserve in Florida. I was staying with my gran parents. My granmother now has alsimers and it got to tje point where she was not recognizing me, and was always behind my granfather to put me out. I spent many nights sleeping in my car. My Sargent was aware of my circumstances and the fact I just lost my job. I eventually had to return back to georgia to live with my parents. I would drive down to Florida once a month for training. I had to spend time seeking a job and then got a job and am in probationary mode. I missed 6 days ( I have two training days per month). I get a certified letter from the military stating I missed 9 days and to return my military equipment. I never got any letter of encouragements or sort. My leader knew I was in Georgia, and in one instance gave me 1 day notice because he had to reschedule training and I told him I couldn't make it. He texed me this week to tell me to return this weekend and bring my equipment. My intention was to show up for training. I called him to discuss and he told me that the discharge papers have been submitted. and not to bother to come. I called him back to let him know that my intentions are to still come to return the equipment. He said they will talk to me when I get there. I asked him what type of discharge and he didn't know. I would have prefered not that I am over my new job probationary period to make up the days of lost training and to get a transfer to Georgia and also start college. Now it doesn't seem like I have any options. Do I have any options? Do I take whatever discharge they give me? It seems like I would get a general discharge, or eveen a hardship discharge, but I don't know. Any recourse if I do not agree with the discharge? Is there opportunity that the can help me to relocate and not go through with the discharge? All I know is that they are in control and I am very concerned that I do not want their reasons to affect my college and work career? What do I do? My dad told me to go down, return the equipment, and make sure I receive the discharge in writing and bring it back. Do not subject myself to interview questions so they can add more reasons to the discharge paperwork, to drug testing, doing training or duty activities as I have been served and ordered to bring equipment back. Just tell them I have 30 days to respond to the first certified letter that came the week of Christmas directing me to return to bring my equipment back, and also 30 days to respond to the written discharge they are now serving me or will serve via certified mail it it is not prepared to hand to me in person? If they pressure me in anyway to tell them I must consult with my attorney for advisement since I have been notified and served and under no obligation to comply with the military.Would I need a lawyer?

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I have been stationed in Alaska and my wife decided to separate and keep my kids. How much

I have been stationed in Alaska and my wife decided to separate and keep my kids. How much do I pay her? E5, 1 child from previous relationship I pay child support for. And three children with current spouse one legally adopted, one biological and one was hers from a previous marriage.

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Hello I am a, now, third class petty officer, EX Machinist

Hello I am a, now, third class petty officer, EX Machinist mate in the navy stationed on the Stennis. After my mast I had begun to feel more intense feelings of being left out, discriminated against and even bullied. I have been in the service for 5 years now. going on 6 this next year. I lost my contract, and my bonuses and I was denuked in the process losing my clearance. I have a senior cheif who controls everyone in the division (including the Divo) literally they are like puppy dogs to him. He didnt notify of my masting till 30 min before the DRB and didnt tell me what day i was to see the XO till about 20 min before that. It took a month and a half for me to fill out the paperwork for the allegation to me actually going to DRB in the first place. So fast forward to this winter. Im being tossed around the ship because they have no idea what to do with a guy. I was sent TAD for a day and a half because of a miscommunication. ( i was asked by my chief at the time why I havent checked out, i asked him what he was talking about and he showed me a check out sheet. I asked him where I was going and he had to call the reactor office to get where i was going, apparently i was supposed to check into waste management a week ago. no one told me) that was at the beginning of december, towards our christmas stand down I had filed with the same senior chief to get my tonsils removed. it was filed by the naval hospital as an elective surgery but with more intent as this was going to help with my sleep apnea and chronic bronchitis. I filed it before the ship left nov 30. on dec 17 the day we are supposed to head out on leave I ask the question to senior. "oh I didnt route that because I wanted you to see if there where other days you could get the surgery." In short he threw it away. I had already told him at that day that it was impossible to get a surgery scheduled over christmas week. the hospital in that aspect would be closed. So last minute I had to route a chit to get it done, it was approved. but in order to get it approved I had to cut down the convalecent leave days from 14 to 9. Well today I get back from a pre-op at the hospital and the Doctor there tells me that he wants me to spend the full 14 days at home. I cant do that with the way it was scheduled and the ships movement. I can only do 9. So again I talk to my senior chief and he flat out said I'd have to get it rescheduled, that i have to be on the ship when it leaves port.I dont have a job right now, I keep getting badgered. Im seeing the psych officer weekly because of extreme bouts of depression and anxiety. I refuse to break to this guy. but do i haev a case to sue the navy for finacial and emotional hardship? Im trying to get better and take care of myself ( use that awesome health care we have you know) and Im getting this static on a daily basis. since I got masted Senior has literally told me Im useless and dont do anything for him I can go scrub ladders. I'll remind you I've been in the navy for 5 years this is my second enlistment, and it's this chain of command Ive having an issue with. I was masted for a fairly shady reason but I was in the wrong. The point ive been hearing among the lower enlisted like myself is that senior wants to me to get out of the navy. he was upset he captain of the ship recommended me for retention. They took back over 36k in bonuses putting me in debt as now my paycheck is like 600 bucks per two weeks. and im losing my TSP account to pay off the debt. This is all getting to me and I can't seem to talk to anyone to help. It's like no one knows what to do and this senior has control over everything. Even the master chief defers back to senior because he's so far detached from what's happening.

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my daughter is an officer in US Navy. Navy taking huge to all

my daughter is an officer in US Navy. Navy taking huge to all her pay back stating 2 years ago they overpaid her!!! She has no knowledge of being overpaid. She was a NEW naval officer from Annapolis. Can they just say this??? They are doing it!!!Her former CO is out on deployment. Her current CO can't help. Should she go to a lawyer now??? She's barely getting a paycheck

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