I was medically discharged from the military back in 2009
I was medically discharged from the military back in 2009 and given a Med 200. My DD214 has a character of service of "Uncharacterized"? Am I considered a veteran, and would I be eligible for any veteran benefits under these circumstancesJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no i didn't know where to begin I wasn't given much information after I was dischargedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I SERVED 14 YEARS HAD 4 HONORAV , THEN i CAME UP
Customer: i SERVED 14 YEARS HAD 4 HONORAV JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: THEN i CAME UP POSITIVE FOR MARIJUANA ON A UA. i WAS PUT ON TERMINAL LEAVE AND NEVER DISCHARGED. THEN THE ARMY HAD ME PICKED UP AS AWOL AND DISCHARGED UNDER CHAPTER 5 I WAS AN E-7 WITH 4 PRIOR HONORABLE DISCHARGES WHEN i RECEIVED MY DD214 I WAS REDUCED TO E-1 AND ALL OF MY SERVICE WAS ADDED TOGETHOR AS IF i NEVER HAD THOSE HONORABLE DISCHARGES AS A RESULT i HAVE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO USE THE VA. I WAS DISCHARGED IN MARCH OF 1990 JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Military Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: YES JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
I was granted a general discharge chapter 5 under Honorable
I was granted a general discharge chapter 5 under Honorable condition under misconduct. Can I Apply for veterans benefits for medical conditions that are surfacing now but can be connected to injuries that I received while in the service?
I am not sure what my options are/if any. But I am currently
I am not sure what my options are/if any. But I am currently on Active Duty (army) I have been in for 2 years. The entire 2 years I have tried to give time to adjust to the Army. But I am at the point where I am done. My question, very bluntly, is arethere any ways to get out?
I am 73 years old. My wife is 73. We have no income other
I am 73 years old. My wife is 73. We have no income other than Social Security which does not pay our medical, dental, prescriptions and living expenses. We have annuities that cover our additional expenses. That will run out within the next four years. Yet we do not qualify for veterans benefits, because we have TOO MUCH INCOME. Why is that?