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My mother was recently notified that she would no longer

My mother was recently notified that she would no longer qualify for tricare. My father retired in 1979 with 20 years of service. They divorced in 2014. She was not married to him when he enlisted. She was married to him for 19 years, 6 months, and 14 days of his service so they say she does not qualify for triage under the 20/20/20 rule and only was supposed to get one year of triage under the 20/20/15 rule. Is there anything she can do to qualify for tricare? She is 76 years old on a limited income.

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Spousel Benifits or Questions from Deceased X spouse . I was

Spousel Benifits or Questions from Deceased X spouse . I was a Ward of the State of Kansas ( Private Group Home) At age 16 yrs old, I ran away with Greg who was at that time 18 yrs old. We Married 9-30-1980. He later joined the Military. I was the moving Military spouse for 19 yrs 2 months. We had 2 children. We seperated off and on for the about 4 years. He had a Vasectomy. I got pregnant during this separation Not His Child). We divorced 10 months prior to his Military retirement. We remained "Close Friends" The following year we began discussing getting remarried, and planning our future. He died in a plain crash before we could make that happen. ( Within 3 months) I remained unmarried for over 5 years. And probably in " morning " for atleast 8 or 9 years. I remarried the Childs Father. Now that she has turned 18. I need out of this abusive relationship . I'm 54 years old. I have not worked since his passing. I was self employed and ran several successful businesses for over 10 years before his passing, but, closed them all as qwickly as possible after. ( I simply could not function) nor would I admit it to those I worked with. I fear not being able to support myself so I remain in this bad situation. If I divorce this jerk, am I entitled to any of Gregs Military benifits?JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Military Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: At age 18, I got my GED. During our 19 year Military Adventures we were usually stationed 4 years at each location. I usually worked unskilled labor positions and unemployed for long periods each time we moved. I took care of our two children and made sure they had as many advantages I could find. Swimming lessions, Guitar, Scouts, baseball, I flooded them with activities Greg took college classes part time for over 10 years. ( most paid by Military benifits. We had decided I would go to school after he got his commission or in a better financial position. He eventually received his Bachelor of Science degree. I didn't. He went on to work for Cisco ( Government Contact) So he went to work at the same base he had retired. USAF Fairbanks Alaska. I was on his life insurance policy. But that money is long gone.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Military Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Does my military retirement pay count against my SSA

Does my military retirement pay count against my SSA disability as taxable income, and consequently my SSA disability pension taxed?

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I was in the National Guard during the Berlin Call-up and am

I was in the National Guard during the Berlin Call-up and am now 74 years old. Are there any retirement benefits that are available to National Guard servers like me? I served a total of 18 months on Duty between the 6 month initial service and the call-up.

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My wife's dad is 87 yrs. old, a veteran, and has no money.

My wife's dad is 87 yrs. old, a veteran, and has no money. Currently he is sick. Sent out of the hospital to rehab. Rehab. Does not want him because he has no means to pay. So, now we have a man that is sick, cannot walk, and no place to go. What can we do? Please help, we have no place to take him.

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My son receives ssi from his dad who is retired and disabled

My son receives ssi from his dad who is retired and disabled from the army. my son resides in the home with me. should he be getting an apportionment from the va as well?

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I have an OER rebuttal that is extremely difficult to rebut.

I have an OER rebuttal that is extremely difficult to rebut. My rater has marked every values block a "NO" and This is the most extreme I have ever seen. I have a little over 14 years of service and never any adverse action against me. I was relieved of command, received a GO ART 15. If that wasn't bad enough, I had another investigation ongoing for inappropriate relationship that was found unsubstantiated except for statements that I would not report any violation of GO 1B unless I had to, which contradicts my actions because before my suspension, I initiated action against a Soldier that was involved in inappropriate relationships and ultimately received UCMJ. I have another GOMOR recommended for that. My OER says I asked an NCO to compromise their integrity to hide missing property. I am feeling like this is complete reprisal or overkill compared to many others that have lost property. I'm being rated Unsatisfactory, Do Not Promote and SR below center mass, do not retain. Its a mess.

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Im reviewing my dads army discharge to try to determine th

I'm reviewing my dad's army discharge to try to determine the reason. It was one of those "615-361" & approval to CDD Madigan Hosp Ctr, Ft. Lewis, Wn. dated 8 OCT 45. I read on another series of questions and answers on this website that there was a problem with "615-361", maybe it was a mistake and should have been "615-363" or somesuch and that designation had been changed to a later version. Also, apparently, "615-361" could be for "physicial or mental" reasons. I'm wondering if you can pin down the "615-361" reason and get a less vague reason for my dad's discharge? Thanks! XXXXX CA.

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My father-in-law just passed away in September. He was a

My father-in-law just passed away in September. He was a 30 year veteran of the Army with miltary combat tours in Korea and Vitnam (2). The VA not only stopped his retirement pay, but withdrew his entire September pay from his checking account. He was also receiving social security disability payment, and social security did the same.What can my mother-in-law do to resume any benefits she is do, including her survivor benefits under his miltary retirement pay?

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