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I have a question. My husband was court martialed and found

I have a question. My husband was court martialed and found guilty snd sentenced to 5 years. Although he did not commit the crime. He is AGR for the army and was stationed at a reserve unit. He was flagged not by his commander or the reserve side, but by Ft Campbell. The Reserve side had no clue why he was flagged and tried to unflag him. He was tried by tge state and they threw the charges out. I was told a mistake was made bc his command nor the reserved persued him. They also said they should have been discharged and picked up by Ft Campbell to court martial him. Trying to figure out if this information holds water

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Is military retired pay an accrued benefit? If so, then is

Is military retired pay an accrued benefit? If so, then is the denominator in an coverture fraction the years the benefit was accrued or the total years in the military regardless of change from reservist to active duty or break in service?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatewideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No just a military retirement specialist on base who said the accrued time but civilian QDRO professional is using total years of service.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, when dividing disposable income. Is the calculation before or after service members federal income taxes? How much to speak with professional?

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I am an enlisted Army IRR soilder who completed an initial

Hello, I am an enlisted Army IRR soilder who completed an initial contract of three years of active duty (2010-2013). i know all contracts are eight years and my contract will officially be over in April 2018. I have been getting calls from the Army reserves for months to consider my options. When I got a phone call a couple of months ago an NCO told me that we needed to do a counseling. I did the counseling and we discussed finishing my contract in the reserves. I told him I would think about it (but didn't sign anything but my counseling form). A few weeks ago I got another call and I told him I wanted to join the reserve. He said o.k. He said I would have 2 months to get to my unit and he asked me to send him a picture of my ID (Driver's license). After about three weeks I realize I probably made a mistake. Is there any way to get out of this? I got a welcome letter from my unit along with a pay stub (reflecting a zero earned balance). I was just coming back from vacation and I missed my first drill and got a message from an NCO explaining I already missed my first drill. I didn't sign a contract and I didn't receive orders. Is there a way out? Am I even technically in the reserve, or just the IRR?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I just got back from work and found the message from the NCO. I plan on calling him tomorrrow.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I think I'm ok.

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I live in the State of Alaska where the consent laws in

I live in the State of Alaska where the consent laws in itself are very vague. I'm in an argument with a friend who says that a person who is 17 may have intercourse with a 21 year old in the military reserves. Is this true? Can a military man who is 21 years of age have sexual intercourse with a 17 year old civilian?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, it's just an argument I've had with a friend that we need proved.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I just need to know the answer, otherwise I'm out 50 dollars to a stupid argument.

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I am trying to see about filling out a financial hardship to

i am trying to see about filling out a financial hardship to get out of my reserve unitJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: stateside my unit is in west virginia and i live in floridaJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: i have and they keep trying to spin me about re enlisting and going to another unit when my contract is up on february 22 then i start my IRRJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thats it, they want to try and kick me out for not going when I have been living here for 3 years and they havent found me a unit until recently and they didn't try to help me out when i was there this past weekend, had me sitting around and didn't fill out any of my paper work. im nervous i dont want to lose my job or get kicked out

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Im in the army reserve And tomorrow will be my first drill

HiJA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?Customer: Hi, so im in the army reserve And tomorrow will be my first drill weekend ... I messed up because i smoked marijuana like a week ago... Im deeply regretting it I just figured out they drug test every month at my unit What should i say if i piss hotJA: Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: 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: Not really i just need to know asap since i will be going to my unit tomorrow If i piss hot, should i say i did it or i didnt do it

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I wan to join the airforce reserves as an officer because I

I wan to join the airforce reserves as an officer because I would like to join JAG (I am a practicing attorney in my civil***** *****fe. From everything I read, officers must be commissioned by 37 at the latest. I am not 38. Is there anything I can do to apply for a waiver given my more than 10 year practicing law in foreign jurisdictions (particularly Africa and the Middle East)?I am willing to enter with being an officer but do not know what other still to offer.

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My husband is retired from the reserves, retired civilian

My husband is retired from the reserves, retired civilian government employee (DOD - Army) and on VA disability. He recently pled guilty of solicitation of capital murder and aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14. He was sentenced to 20 years in Texas Dept. of Corrections on 6/3/16. We were not married while he was in the military but were during the civilian job. He filed for divorce two years ago after he was arrested for the child charges. Two months later, while he was in Harris Co. jail, he hired an undercover police officer to murder me. From what I understand, his VA disability benefits will be cut from 100% to 10%. Am I entitled to a portion of his Military Retirement? His civilian retirement? In October, we will have been married for 19 years. What monies will he receive?

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I'm a Air Force reservist who is planning to go IRR for the

I'm a Air Force reservist who is planning to go IRR for the remaining 3 years left on my enlistment. I met my boyfriend who is an active duty navy officer while in "civilian" status. We have been discussing marriage however we do not want to ruin his career. Would it be better to wait until I'm officially done with my enlistment? Would there be any issues if we were to marry before then if I'm in an IRR status?

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