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I'm trying to help my friend gather information

I'm trying to help my friend gather information for a characterization upgrade to an OTR. The incident happened over 26 years ago. He has dealt with depression over what seems to be an unethical application of the Chapter 10 option. (In my opinion.) He was charged with rape. I've read the testimonies and statements. He has finally seen the CID report and the results are 'no weapon found,' 'no fluid,' 'no fibers,' and there are no polygraph results anywhere. The accuser contradicted herself 100% in a sworn statement or testimony and admitted she had blackouts, was admitted into rehab and some kind of 'center' before she joined the military for her issues. He knew he was innocent but the military said "sign this or we're sending you to prison." It is his word against the word of those at the time and of course the board will not upgrade because "it's not on paper that he was coerced into signing." Just hoping to find some helpful case law or something.

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My son has a (hip and leg) stress fracture. He was in FTU

My son has a (hip and leg) stress fracture. He was in FTU and did not even make it to basic yet. They now have him in rehab, he does not feel it is getting any better. They will not medically release him, but are telling him that after he heals, he can quit. That will make it dishonorable and will effect the rest of his life. How can he get out without a dishonorable discharge and be able to return to a military field after he is healed?JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No. Do I need to?JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Military Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: This is my first experience with any of this, I think that nutshells what I have been told by my sonJA: 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 in ait. and i am on active duty contarct i went awol

i am in ait. and i am on active duty contarct i went awol for a week and a half and have started my packet for a chapter 14 i am also pending ucmj . what does this mean for me?

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What is the statute of limitations in the army? no, I am a

what is the statute of limitations for rape in the army?JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: no, I am a civilian, and it is 30 yrs later and have been contacted about a rapeJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: it supposedly happened 30 yrs ago during basic training and I was named as the person that raped a woman. per the cid I am rtiredJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: noJA: 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 connect you two.

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I have been told that the Veterans Court could not help my

I have been told that the Veterans Court could not help my son because he has been charged with rape 2nd. He has taken a plea bargain on 6 charges. (1) rape 2nd-aiding and bedding (his wife was having sex with his wife 14 year old nephew, he did ask him if he wanted to) (4) counts of school employee having contact with students under the age of 19. (1) count of enticing a child. My son has done 3 tours in Iraq. He is on 50 percent disability because his PTSD is so bad. He drank and took pain pills to numb himself enough to cope. After Iraq he became a police officer for our county. Yet more stress, but he thought that was a normal feeling. He has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, where he will not receive the help he needs. The Judge told him that even though the judge probably won't be around anymore, he was sending a letter in his paperwork for the parole board saying he feels he should do the whole 20 years. My son has never been in trouble in his life until now. He was in at least 9 bombings in Iraq consisting of head knock and back injuries. He has a metal plate in his neck and screws. I'm not asking for my son to get off Scott free. Everyone should pay a price for the wrong they have done. I am only saying my son should deserve to get the medical help he so desperately need. I'm afraid before he does the 20 years the depression and anxiety along with the insomnia will take a tool on him and something could happen. I will be 81 if the Lord lets me live that long when my son gets out of prison, if he can make it that long. I'm all he has. Please tell me there is some hope out there. No body had to beg my son to fight for our freedom, why do we have to beg for the ones that served ?

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Is there any sort of appeal-like process to remove my son

Hello, is there any sort of appeal-like process to remove my son from the OH sex offender list? I understand he could go for a pardon; however, I've read that his record would remain intact. He was court-marshalled and conviction in the Army years ago for Rape. According to the judge, he saw that there was no violence involved but he and the victim were both off-base and participating in under drinking. Judge stated that she could not legally give consent since she was drunk as my son was. I'm trying to do what I can to assist him since he's given up. Thank you for your time. ***** ***** Smedley; Athens, OH JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Of course, what do you need to know? JA: OK got it. Last thing — Military Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). 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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My child is a college student on an ROTC scholarship to

My child is a college student on an ROTC scholarship to college. My child went from being at the very top of the unit for first 2 years to the bottom last year (Jr. year) when my child was raped at college. My child is struggling and failing out now. Insomnia, depression, anxiety. What are the options?

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My son, SFC in Army, had charges (dui) that were negated in

My son, SFC in Army, had charges (dui) that were negated in civil law. The army, however, holds him responsible for that. How can that be? What is the recourse? What if he had been accused of rape or murder? Automatically guilty in army's eyes? He is quite decorated:Ranger tab, Audie Murphy Club, etc.

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The military destroyed photos showing no injuries to a

The military destroyed photos showing no injuries to a person that 4 years later is claiming rape and brutal attack from same event. The military has brought charges and is prosecuting an individual for which the photos could have exonerated the accused. How can that be? Can a civil lawsuit be filed against the military? The event was investigate and no injuries were noted in reports. The rape and assault accusations occurred 4 years after event.

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