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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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My son is currently a MSII army rotc with scholarship. Many

My son is currently a MSII army rotc with scholarship. Many things have happened to him at school, personally and privately and outside of ROTC that have given him sorrow and an overwhelming grief. The business of ROTC has made it hard for him to move on and have friends and engage with school so that he is depressed. He wishes to disenroll now and is aware of the conseqences. How does he disenroll?JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PennsylaniaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: He is so isolated and alone, he finds it hard to talk to anyone. I convinced to talk to his instructors, he was only able to talk with the recruitment officer.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He's in a very dark place right now and I am worried for him. We live overseas and are coming to see him and help him and want to know what he needs to do and what we can do to advise him? What options does he have?

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I was PDQ'd about a year ago from the Navy. I had surgery on

I was PDQ'd about a year ago from the Navy. I had surgery on my wrist 3 years ago, and the bones did not completely fuse back together. However, my surgeon has said that there is no chance of them separating again (i have a screw in place) and that my wrist was perfectly healthy. Is there anything i can do to be able to join?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I only spoke to my recruiter about itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That would be it

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With the National Guard I enlisted this January 26 by

HelloJA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: with the National Guard I enlisted this January 26 by mistake. Actually, I thought it is kind of part time job, then I understand that it is not. I want to quit . I talked with my recruiter and she told I will jeopardize my civil careerJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I went to montly drills to times and failedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am physically very weak. no what is the legal procedure? Is it true that if I quit they will discharge me then I will jeopardize my civil career?

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My son is in AIT right now....and is very depressed...almost

hello my son is in AIT right now....and is very depressed...almost suicidal....he has asked to be sectioned out of the army but has basically been told no one gets out......this, after he shared with them that he was advised by the recruiters not to say anything about his knee surgery a few months prior....JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: also note he has had major challenges academically with the AIT training....failing his exams on multiple occasions. because of that, he has been stripped of any weekend priviledges he is in MissouriJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: he has....they are the ones stonewalling himJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: he saw a lawyer on base today, but they seemed to be representing the Army and not soldiers not helpful I'm really worried my son will do something to himself We just want to get him home

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I've just been negative counseled for the 3rd time and I

I've just been negative counseled for the 3rd time and I don't believe my military career wil last if I continue to stay here with this unit along with its SSgt and other marines. will requesting mast help because embracing the suck is not cutting it any more.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: OverseasJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no the majority of them are on deployment in korea the only one that is there is the sgt major I believeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: ive been seeing a therapist for sleep problems and anxiety which i believe with get the best of me if i keep working here also i was involved with a hazing incident that had 4 Did suspended and are now being charged with maltreatment of recruits, disobeying a lawful order, and making a false statement the case is on marine times and the Washington post look up the 'recruits dungeon washington post' he or she will see. so because of that incident is where my anxiety starts to skyrocket worse than it was as a civilian

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