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Is this a real person or an automated service? Right. So i'm

Is this a real person or an automated service?JA: I'm the Military Lawyer's Assistant. I work with them to help customers like you.Customer: Right. So i'm looking to get a voluntary discharge but i'm unsure on how to go about it.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: I've spoken with one of my NCO's about it but he just told me what I figured i'd hear. "Suck it up"JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm depressed and haven't talked to anyone about it because I know nothing they say will change it. I'm tired of being in the army.

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Mr., We talked previously. I am currently an AIT soldier who

Hello Mr. Simmons,We talked previously. I am currently an AIT soldier who is suffering from severe depression and have been recommended a discharge from multiple psychiatrists, and just recently signed my counseling statement and flag notice of initiating a separation. My commander said it will get sent around for signatures and it's all up to the battalion commander at this point. My question is how likely he would be to say no and why he would do that? As well as how long this process should take at this point? My anxiety is killing me at this point because my mind is instantly assuming the worst possible outcome and I simply need some assurance. Thank you very much.

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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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What's happens if you refuse to train at ITB? Where do you

What's happens if you refuse to train at ITB? Where do you go? Or what happens if you refuse to train before you pick up (during guard/reception)? Do you go to legal or the brig? What happens next?

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I'm a PVT who's gone AWOL from basic for 2 days now. We have

I'm a PVT who's gone AWOL from basic for 2 days now. We have been on VBL and we're suppose to be back Monday. They have started to call my family asking for me. They've stated that I'm a good soldier and wanted to know my whereabouts that I could get in a lot of trouble. My question is if I stay out the 30 days would I be able to turn myself in to fort sill and be discharged in a week? Or go back and be get discharged from my unit? I want to be him and do not want to be in the military anymore.

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I'm an Airman and I've been in about 4 months and I just

HelloJA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: I'm an Airman and I've been in about 4 months and I just can't do this job I want out but I don't want to fail on porpoise and get into unnecessary troubleJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Stateside I'm in trainingJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not yet I heard about an ELS but I'm not sure how to go about itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No I can talk to them I guess

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I failed a drug test in AIT after returning from Christmas

Hi I failed a drug test in AIT after returning from Christmas break and we'll I more than loved the military and was presented with awards for my dedication and exceeding expectations. I am 23 in great shape and want back in now that is all I have and all I ever had I was honest about everything and admitted to my failure to obey the law. I am and was a great soldier with high pt and well I really need another shot it's my only chance at succeeding I come from nothing and am a hard working dedicated young man I need another chance to prove myself is this possible?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: KyJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: not in detailJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was the best and made a mistake that I was honest about and have no criminal history as a civilian. I was awarded the most dedicated and improved soldier award in basic the only one to recieve the award in my platoon and had high pt scores from beginning to the end. I am young still and really want another shot or atleast details on everything I can do but only if it's possible. I will pursue my reenlistment now I have been out for 2 years now

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Im am active duty infantry soldier I'm wondering how can i

Hello im am active duty infantry soldier I'm wondering how can i get transferred to national guard?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: Im at fort drum right nowJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I am divorced from a former Special forces soldier. Because

I am divorced from a former Special forces soldier. Because when we got divorced I was living in Colorado, His duty assignment before leaving me. my part of his retirement is not 50%. When he began everything I had to go to therapy and have been struggling with Major depressive disorder ad ptsd since. I lost my job and tried many things to make a living but I am unable to function mentally I am not well. I take meds but they keep me only from killing myself. I am losing my home and must move to my home town, in Florida. Is it possible for me to have our divorce decree adjusted to help me financially so I can get some medical help.?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this? What confuses you?Customer: I am not confused.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I need to know if after all this time and having to relocate can I have the divorce decree reopened?

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