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In 1968 I was given a bad conduct discharge from the navy.
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Was discharged in 1970 from Marine Corp due to AWOL. Have
Was discharged in 1970 from Marine Corp due to AWOL. Have Undesireable Discharge for the good of the service. Is this a felony?… read more
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Im in CA Army NG, last drill i went AWOL and i missed movement.
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Hello, My son is awol from the Army. He entered boot camp
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The last military lawer said being AWOL was a crime in 1969.Bull
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i live in tennesseeand i know a guy that got a dishonorable
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i was discharged from the US Navy in 1994 for unauthoized absence
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My husband went AWOL in 1976 and was sentenced to 52 days,
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Hi Mr. Simmons, I wonder how my conviction of ucmj article
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I recieved a other than honorable in 1973 @ Fort Riley Kan.
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Sir I was discharged from the US Marine Corps in 1988 as
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I was awol from the Navy and missed ships movement in 1980
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i was discharged from the u.s.m.c. injuly of 1975 with a ...
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