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Answers from Two Experts requested: can i beat a chapter 14 especially when it does not in
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We spoke yesterday about my medical discharge situation. I
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My son tested positive for a drug in Dec 2012 after being home
My son tested positive for a drug in Dec 2012 after being home for his grandfathers funeral (oxicotin or something similar). Just yesterday he was read Article 15, docked pay and demoted. He expects t… read more
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I am humbly requesting any guidance here. I am currently a
I am humbly requesting any guidance here. I am currently a fire team leader in a line squad. Right now in our unit is chaptering any one they can; just in my squad 4 chapters have been initiated. One … read more
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I am a member of the US Army Reserves deployed to Afghanistan
I am a member of the US Army Reserves deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. I have failed 2 record APFTs in theater plus I was already flagged for APFT failure. My NCO want… read more
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My son is in the Army and he has volunteered to be released
My son is in the Army and he has volunteered to be released as part of a "Reduction in Force". He has failed the running part of his PT test on several occasions and is being given a General Discharge… read more
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It looks like my son will be chaptered out on a 5-17 discharge
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If my son is chaptered out of the Army due to psychological
If my son is chaptered out of the Army due to psychological problems (depression, suicide attempts) will be be able to retain any of his military benefits after he is discharged?… read more
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My son has signed his Chapter 10 discharge "Other than honorable
My son has signed his Chapter 10 discharge "Other than honorable in lieu of Court Martial" paper work. Will the Army do a complete medical evaluation of his disabilities before he is discharged?… read more
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I have been in the army for 11 years i had one Article 15 and
I have been in the army for 11 years i had one"Article 15 and i facing a DUI, i talked to a JAG lawyer today and he say the is army policy that your going get a letter of rep. The first article was ab… read more
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My nephew is currently serving with the 10th Mountian at Fort
My nephew is currently serving with the 10th Mountian at Fort Drum. He completed OSUT in May -11, after arriving @ Drum he developed severe anxiety, that hospitalized him in Watertown. He otherwise ha… read more
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My husband has been participating in ASAP for a few months
My husband has been participating in ASAP for a few months now after his deployment. He has drank heavily and admitted to using drugs once since post deployment. Just last week, ASAP determined he was… read more
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Can a medial separation that is decided through the med board
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what type of benefits can somebody with a chapter 10 discharge
what type of benefits can somebody with a chapter 10 discharge from the army get,and what can be done to upgrade it… read more
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If im getting chaptered out of the army and im injured can
If im getting chaptered out of the army and im injured can they still sign off on my phase 2 physical and if so if i need another surgery after i get out will the army provide that and can i still get… read more
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On my dd214, states reason of discharge is PARA 13-5b(3),
On my dd214, states reason of discharge is: PARA 13-5b(3), AR 633-200 SPD JMJ. What does all this translate to in layman's terms?… read more
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