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Don't know if I am discriminated against with promotions. But I notice over the past couple years that everyone that is promoted are younger than me. some are half my age and others maybe a couple years but they are all younger than me

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Well my unit is in Alexandria, Virginia but the promotions are done in Kentucky

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

I don't have the answer to that. I am relating to the military reserve of which I took an oath to serve

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