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Just reading up on stuff. I just got my dream job but they

Just reading up on stuff. I just got my dream job but they are requesting my DD214. I had an entry level separation. Reason for separation is fraudulent enlistment. Separation code JDA and code is RE-4JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I'm afraid although they already offered me a position this might change things.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Chain of command?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This was back in the 80's...

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My son was told by the recruiter not to disclose that he had

my son was told by the recruiter not to disclose that he had been on Lexapro and Ritalin for short time his senior year. Then at bootcamp, he disclosed this. The navy is issuing him a RE-8 discharge. He believes that he will be able to reenlist in the future. I am trying to find answers.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: I am stateside. My son is in T.H.U. at the Navy Recruit Training Command. He graduated and then they decided he could not serve. That is all he wanted to do. Follow in his fathers footsteps.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: He would have to do that. I do not know who to contact.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no. just curious if there is anything that can be done. or if he needs to come home and try again.

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I was "denied" entry into the military (Army specifically)

Hello I was "denied" entry into the military (Army specifically) and wanted to know if there was any chance I could retry. I scored an 94 on the ASVAB, was in excellent physical shape, and was lined up for an 18X contract. Unfortunately, however, 2 weeks before I was to be sent to BCT, I really screwed up my knee running. Now I jumped through several hoops to get a delay, and was almost successful, however the MEPS center wanted to check my medical files from my hospital to make sure I would be ready withinthe next few weeks. Now the hospital (insteading of sending the logs related specifically to my knee injury) sent my whole medical file to the MEPS center and they found that I have a dormant case of Von Willebrands disease, something as was tested for at a very young age and had no recollection of. Now I get a phone callfrom my recruiter and he said "before I join, this needs to be addressed" and hung up. I have no clue if I was permantly disqualified, and if my condition is even a factor since if it was to become an active issue, theres medicationthat can be taken for it. So my question is, can I try again? Can I try another branch?

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How are you? I have an re-4 code and a narrative reason for

Hello, How are you? I have an re-4 code and a narrative reason for seperation of drug abuse misconduct. As far as changing both of these what is the likely outcome of the attempt? Also, I am going to be applying to medical school, will this affect me in any way?JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: yes my recruiting chief petty officer after dischargeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I was discharged during basic for ptsd. My re code is 3.

I was discharged during basic for ptsd. My re code is 3. Block 26. Narrative reason syas 'condition not a disability'. Separation code JFV. Is there still a chance for me to renlist? All the recruiters I talk to write me off and dont even bother to give me the time of day to try fot a waiver.

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I am on 2 years greencard through marriage, i just realized

HiJA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?Customer: I am on 2 years greencard through marriage, i just realized my wife has filed for divorce while we were still leaving together as couple. I moved moved and i proceed with navy enlistment process which she has prevented from joining since last year. I told the am married but now i going through divorce, should i tell my recruiter about my divorce when i am just about signing a contract? Will telling my recruiter about my divorce halt my enlistment? Please, i need help. My greencard expires in 6months.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes. The divorce is uncontested. My greencard expires in november. I have pass navy physical and medical test. I am about to sign a contrac with the navy.

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If this is the same person who helped me a few days ago, I

If this is the same person who helped me a few days ago, I apologize for the repeat of a few bits of information.The charge was in California. He is meeting with an Arkansas recruiterMy son is meeting with an Army recruiter. He has paperwork to fill out and will be getting fingerprinted.When he was under 16 he pled guilty to one count California penal code 288.5(a) in a juvenile court. He was not ever handcuffed, arrested, fingerprinted and did not spend any time detained. He did receive one year probation. He did not have to register. His records were voluntarily sealed by the court. The petition against him was dismissed.He is aware he needs to disclose.Will this be considered an automatic DQ or *may* he be eligible to file a waiver?He is unsure how to answer several questions. Can you help?1. Have you ever been charged with any felony offense? (The only thing in paperwork I can find is that if he were tried as an adult it would have been a felony. He was not.)2. Have you ever been arrested by any police officer, sheriff, marshal or any type of law enforcement officer? (We did report to the police station a few days after I filed the report (this offense was in the family) and we were released.Thank you for your information.

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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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My Question is. Can I enlist into the Air National Guard

My Question is. Can I enlist into the Air National Guard after being discharged from the Army with a Chapter 5-17? My DD-214 states that I was Honorably Discharged. My Separation Code is JFV and my Re-entry code is RE-3. If I can Re-enlist what kind of jobs could I still qualify fore? I'm really want to be in Security forces,JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: state sideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No ma'am I have been out of the Army for over a year now.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No ma'am

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