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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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Our Son went to Boot camp on 01/28/16 . While there he was

Our Son went to Boot camp on 01/28/16 . While there he was having a lot of knee problems and was sent for a MRI and asked if he wanted to continue, and like a good Recruit, he said yes, and did. Came home for his 10 days on April 22nd then Returned for SOI. After only his second week there he was sent to medical for x-rays and told he had a list of problems including 1) Bipartite Patilla 2) Patellar Grind 3) Edema 4) Ecchymosis 5) Erythema 6)Significant Pes Platnus 7) Knee Effusion and more he couldn't remember.He was told that they were going to try knee braces and shoe inserts for a week to see if it helped, but they never did. He was not given any pain medication and was told he actually had bone spurs in his knees.Two years ago we had taken him to a specialist because he was complaining that his knees ached, but they found nothing. So they are trying to say he withheld this information, which he didn't, because it was in the records from the referring Dr.'s office, which they have.They are Discharging him now medically. However, my question is how in he heck did they miss on his physical the extremely flat feet, and let him in ??? And will he get his money back for his dress blues?

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I was discharged from the military to adapt and conduct.

i was discharged from the military for failure to adapt and conduct. when in reality i should have been discharged for medical. i was issued the wrong size boot in reception. and did not realize it tell i had started BCT. once i noticed and i informed my drill sergeant and he told me to keep going. so i did. after i failed the run in my first APFT, i went to sick call and found out the i have a severe infection in both of my feet. it was worse in my right then my left. they took some scans and told me that i had fractures in both of my feet and hairline fractures in both of my knees. when i came back and mentioned this to my drill sergeant. he told that it didn't matter because i was already being discharged for failure to adapt(because i failed my run in the first APFT). continuing on in BCT, my drill sargeant said i had to continue to wear my boots even with a soft shoe profile, and that i couldnt be issued correct size boot because i was being discharged. when i came home and talked my recruiter, i was told that i got screwed over in my discharged an should have gotten medical. i still have scars on my feet from my where my boots cut holes in my feet. since then ive mention my discharge in conversation to varies people and ive been told multiple times that i should look into suing the military for improper medical treatment resulting in an improper discharge.main point is do i have a standing or is it not worth trying?

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My son is in the Marine year and is facing criminal charges

my son is in the Marine for 1 year and is facing criminal charges from incident before he enlisted from 2 years ago. When going through recruitment, he disclosed the issue but no formal charges or anything. 1 year later he joined up. Now the charges are here.JA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Civilian LawyerJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Marines are concerned he fraudulently enlisted. but he didn'tJA: 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 would like to join the Utah National Guard. Meet a

I would like to join the Utah National Guard. Meet a Recruiter today and he found a potential problem. In 2004 was charged with simple assult and criminal mischief as a result of an arguement with my father. I took a plea in abeyance and was required to complete a 3 hr anger managment class in exchange for charges being dismissed. Two recruiters where fairly sure it would disqualify me. One thought if I got it expunged, wrote a letter and got letters of refernce/recomendation and submited it to the national guard there was a minor chance of enlisting. With this plea in abeyance is there really anything that can be done that would allow me to enlist?

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Pearl, My husband has prior service in the army. Shortly

Hello Pearl, My husband has prior service in the army. Shortly after being honorably discharged he was convicted of a DUI. He met with a recruiter to reenlist this past weekend and was told he could not due to this offense. Is there a legal waiver than can be obtained in order to reenlist?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: washingtonJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Is there anything else the Military Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: not that i know ofJA: 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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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 have a Re-3p reenlistment code from the Navy . I was an

I have a Re-3p reenlistment code from the Navy for bipolar. I was an ET1 nuclear operator what is the likely hood of getting a waiver?JA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Not I was pretty Mk ich told it was impossible for my rate.JA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I've been out since 2013 and am on tdrlJA: Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: I received an honorable discharge at the time.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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My son is currently in the Army attending AIT at Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Going into the Army

My son is currently in the Army attending AIT at Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Going into the Army, he received a medical wavier for a shoulder injury for which he had previously had three surgeries. He was highly motivated and desirous of the 68W MOS. Unfortunately, he hasre-injured his shoulder and it is causing him much discomfort. If it is determined that his shoulder needs surgery, he would prefer to be medically discharged. Reason being, he does not want to spend a year recovering from the surgery in an entry level status, only to find the surgery didn't work, and then have to spend another 6 months being medically discharged from the Army. Furthermore, if his shoulder won't allow him to achieve his 68W MOS, he does not wish to be changed to another MOS. He is not interested in any type of disability pay from the military. It is being suggested to him that he sign paperwork requesting release from the Army and receive an Unclassified Discharge. Can you offer a recommendation?

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