I was discharged from the military to adapt and conduct.
i was discharged from the military for failure to adapt and conduct. when in reality i should have been discharged for medical. i was issued the wrong size boot in reception. and did not realize it tell i had started BCT. once i noticed and i informed my drill sergeant and he told me to keep going. so i did. after i failed the run in my first APFT, i went to sick call and found out the i have a severe infection in both of my feet. it was worse in my right then my left. they took some scans and told me that i had fractures in both of my feet and hairline fractures in both of my knees. when i came back and mentioned this to my drill sergeant. he told that it didn't matter because i was already being discharged for failure to adapt(because i failed my run in the first APFT). continuing on in BCT, my drill sargeant said i had to continue to wear my boots even with a soft shoe profile, and that i couldnt be issued correct size boot because i was being discharged. when i came home and talked my recruiter, i was told that i got screwed over in my discharged an should have gotten medical. i still have scars on my feet from my where my boots cut holes in my feet. since then ive mention my discharge in conversation to varies people and ive been told multiple times that i should look into suing the military for improper medical treatment resulting in an improper discharge.main point is do i have a standing or is it not worth trying?
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
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