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My son just returned after 72 days AWOL (deserter) a year ago
My son just returned after 72 days AWOL (deserter) a year ago he was AWOL for 28 days. I believe my son is showing signs of some mental issues. The navy called today and said he was going to captains … read more
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was given a UD under Hon. in 1970 was told at time if I did
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I was given a Dishonorable Discharge from the Army in 1972.
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