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Is it lawful to provide a copy of an informal EO complaint

Is it lawful to provide a copy of an informal EO complaint to the accused person? The commander allowed an individual to read the statement.

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I will reach 19 years of service on August 10. The service

I will reach 19 years of service on August 10. The service is trying to move me across country, I have a retirement package pending at HQMC. I am on limited duty (1st term) with approved no PCS from medical eval board and approval from CMC (MMSR-4) but I am being threatened to move or I have 30 days to get out of the Corps. Chief Warrant Officer for 7 years now. If they make me move, can I not and still retire in one year?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes, everyone is in the know. We've tried everything, but monitor is sticking to his guns.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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With 8.5 years in. I have recently submitted and have had my

Hello, I am USMC Sgt with 8.5 years in. I have recently submitted and have had my Early Release To Further Education package approved.Within the package was a sheet I signed, which stated "I understand I am subject to possible recall to active duty and/or prosecution for fraudulent separation if I do not attend the school for which I am granted early release."My first question is, the actual legalities of this in the event I were not able to or had to stop attending school for an unspecified reason? I just like to know what I face in the event of emergency situations and like to be prepared for anything being married with children. Can I really be recalled/prosecuted after the expiration of my active duty service for not attending even if its at no charge to government, meaning classes dropped within schools allotted time frame without monetary penalty? Are they going to actually be calling the school to see if I am attending and is the school allowed to disclose that information about me?

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My wife has just retired medically from her base. We were at

My wife has just retired medically from her base. We were at the pix getting a few things and as my wife checked out I was looking at some items and notice she had finished I joined her and we headed for the exit. Just as we stepped through the doors the alarms went off so we backed up the cart and signaled a clerk who came over and was checking our cart. A man walked up identified him self as store securit. He asked my wife what was in her purse and she told him the normal stuff plus 2 pair of reading glasses she bought in the back of the store when we were getting new glass protective screens put on our phones. She had set them on the counter with the screen boxes. The clerk rang up everything so we thought and I took the boxes and she grabbed her phone and the reading glasses plus the receipt from the clerk. We still had more shopping to do and when we were done we went to a clerk and checked out I browsed alittle while my wife checked out. That's when we headed out. After I explained to the gentleman what had happened he was nice and said for me to take them over and pay for them so I got the glasses from him and started to go pay when he said is ever thing in the cart paid for and I said yes it is and so did the clerk and he said let's see the receipt which my wife handed to him. He looked the cart over and said what about these to home security cameras and I said yes we did and turned to my wife who was going to see if they would price match them and said she forgot they were in the cart. I had put them in the back of the cart in the main basket when we found a small copier I had been wanting was on sale so I stuck it up against the cameras which blocked their view. When my wife who is 100% disabled lifted the cooler up for the clerk to scan it she swung it out with her good arm from the back of the cart it blocked her view of the cameras so they did not get rang up. That's when the MP's were called and she was charged with larsany. We told them we would gladly pay for the items and apologized for the mistake. Any way they took her down to the military police as I followed. Neither my wife or I have ever been in trouble with the law but it didn't seem to matter. What will happen to my wife if they convict her. This was truly an Horst mistake.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: I'm sorry did you receive what I wrot sirJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No she is retiredJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Does this cost me anything?

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Our son, is in BMT at Lackland AFB. He was placed on Med

Greetings,JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: Our son, David is in BMT at Lackland AFB. He was placed on Med hold as of last friday. There is talk of ELS because of a short stay in a mental health facility when he was 16. He was placed on Lexapro, very low dose. He didn't disclose this info to the recruiter because he didn't think about it.....while on med hold, case worker/psychiatrist must have assessed him. MTI's and Psychiatrist all agree that he is a well-adjusted young man and that mom and dad must have blown this out of proportion. He has been off of Lexapro for over 1.5 years and was on it for 11 months. Please and thank you, ***** ***** of a young man who wants to be in the Airforce.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: San Antonio, TX.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, didn't know that we could?!?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? What confuses you?Customer: H What is confusing is that they are threatening ELS......our son is very well adjusted and it doesn't sound as though things are being explained to him well. He was in 4th week of training and only wants to be an airman....he isn't a threat to himself or society. he was just a kid who was going through a rough time. Question....will there be a medboard and can we pass on any info to him to help him tolerate his position better.

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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'm going to be receiving a counseling for not having an

I'm going to be receiving a counseling for not having an adequate Family Care Plan today. I don't have reliable family members to take care of my son if I were to deploy, go away for training or if my wife and I die. I'm hearing a couple of things from different people:JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: 1.) i hear that it's a honorable discharge and I would get a RE cod 2 and that I would qualify for a severance package. 2.) I also heard that I could receive an Other-Than -Honorable discharge and be intitled to nothing. I am StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes. My 1SG is pushing the issue but my immediate supervisor and CO are on my side.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I talked to DTS and they said that I would get an honorable RE-2 with severance

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Mr., I attached my original question in the photo to

Hi Mr. Simmons,I attached my original question in the photo to hopefully remind you of my case. We spoke on the phone about my scenario and the possible charges. I'll find out tomorrow what the next step is and if there'll be any charges brought forward. My question is what should I do to prepare myself? The JAG told me to not sign anything until he's reviewed it. I'll also ask to see the evidence. Can I copy the evidence or take photos of it or can I take notes on what the evidence says to bring to the JAG? My case was submitted to a staff judge advocate for their recommendation and I'd like to know if I can receive a copy of that recommendation as evidence? Anything else you'd recommend? Thank you!

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If a service member engaged in steroid use while on active

If a service member engaged in steroid use while on active duty in one branch then separated from active duty with an honorable discharge, and openly admitted on an sf-86 can that service member enlist in a different branch without any repercussions?

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