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I served active and reserve in the USMCR from 26 February

I served active and reserve in the USMCR from 26 February 1968 to 31 July 1987. At the time of my discharge, I was informed I did not accrue enough points to qualify for retirement. Although I was inactive from 30 June 1978 thru 31 December 1984, I am concerned that they did not accurately input all the points I was due specifically the non-active 15 points per year for the time I was inactive, and the two extra tours I did at the USMC Communications School (Basic and Advanced) in Quantico, VA in 1974 and 1975 (15 months). How should I proceed?

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I had a few questions about my exhusband's benefits and they

Hi I had a few questions about my exhusband's benefits and they may seem odd. :)JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No I haven't. We've been divorced 16 years and he's eligible to draw his retirement this year.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Before we divorced we had a house foreclosed on which was done by VA loan and I needed to know if his retirement is tied in anyway to this?

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I am a CW4(P) in the Army JAG Corps. My FY16 promotion board

I am a CW4(P) in the Army JAG Corps. My FY16 promotion board convened on 10 May 2016 and recessed on 16 May 2016. On 28 December 2016, the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) approved the FY16 CW5 Non-AGR board report. My name was on this report as being approved as the only JA for promotion to CW5. The report was published in a Memorandum on 10 January 2017. My MRD was 31 December 2016. At this point I was transferred to the Retired Reserves as a CW4. All of my military education for this promotion had been satisfied.Should the date (28 December 2016) that the results were approved by the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, e.g., before my retirement toll my retirement and therefore allow me to retire with my CW5? What should be my course of action (COA)?

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Under what circumstances can a military officer's retirement

Under what circumstances can a military officer's retirement be revoked. Please provide code sections which cover or relate to this issue.

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I know retired spousal benefits are not automatic but how

I know retired spousal benefits are not automatic but how does one ensure after 20 plus years in the military a spouse gets these benefitsJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no at this point this is just a concern and the local base lawyers refer spouses to a JAGJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: 62 years old, spouse of a 22 year veteran and would like to know where to go to ensure benefits

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My late husband is retired US Navy and his in the service

My late husband is retired US Navy and his in the service for more than 20 years. He already start receiving his pension from the navy but when he died it also stop. Turns out his pension is not transferrable to his beneficiary. My question is: How would I know if there's other benefits I'm entitled to as his widow

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One question. I a MAJ is twice passed over to LTC and goes

one question. I a MAJ is twice passed over to LTC and goes through a board and is found "do not promote, Retain"... does that preclude the officer from being selected to LTC in future boards? (ie: AZ x2, 3, 4yrs.... etc). This officer has NO bad marks in his record and 12ys of service ? OR, will he not get promoted to LTC and just be able to serve till 20yr mark and ETS ? ThanksJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: just researching this now....JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no...

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I'm currently E-4 in USMC and am facing possibly regimental

I'm currently E-4 in USMC and am facing possibly regimental NJP. I recently got NJP'd for having a female in the barracks and on that day I was supposed to run a CFT. I ended up not running it because it was almost over when I got there and I knew it wouldn't matter since I would not get promoted with a recent NJP. However, they found out couple weeks later that I didn't run my CFT and now are trying to NJP me for that. What can I do about it?

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I was divorced from my wife 31 years ago in Texas. She has

I was divorced from my wife 31 years ago in Texas. She has been receiving a portion of my retirement pay since that time. She remarried shortly after our divorce. I am now 83 years old. She took ownership of our house in Austin, TX and also owns a successful business there. Is there any hope of getting the divorce decree changed so that I can stop payments?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, like who is in my chain of command?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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