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My son is in the Marines, and did not disclose that he has
My son is in the Marines, and did not disclose that he has ADHD. If he discloses that now, would he be able to get medication to treat it? And, I think he also suffers from depression. He has not repo… read more
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My brother is at SOI in Camp Pendleton and he told us that
My brother is at SOI in Camp Pendleton and he told us that he has been having thoughts of suicide and severe depression. Medical won't recommend him for discharge so he said he is going to refuse to t… read more
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My nephew has been in boot camp for the marines for more
My nephew has been in boot camp for the marines for more than 180 days. He has requested to be let go many many times and the man that authorizes that has avoided him not to mention the extreme punish… read more
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My husband is currently overseas on a deployment, he is
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, My brother is in army bootcamp and wants to quit, but
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My husband is in AIT army he is severely depressed and
My husband is in AIT for the army he is severely depressed and anxious, he tried to see behavioral health and they sent the chaplain insteas . The chaplain made the anxiety worse my husband's mental s… read more
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my son is at receptions at fort jackson south carolina he is
my son is at receptions at fort jackson south carolina he is doing really bad he is very depressed he has been there now for 11 days he wants to come home he spoke to the chaplain and to the commander… read more
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My 18 year old son joined the USMC. He turned 18 in November,
My 18 year old son joined the USMC. He turned 18 in November, 2012 & left for basic training in December 2012 - which he completed in March 2013. Currently he is in phase 2 of his training School of I… read more
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my son joined marines on june 4th. he has stuggled much. He
my son joined marines on june 4th. he has stuggled much. He is now in SOI training in camp pendelton calif. he cries when he calls needing help to exit the mess he has gotten himself in. I don't know … read more
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My son is 18 years old. He enlisted in the Marine Corps right
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My son joined the SC National Guard in August 2010 with a path to attend basic followed by OCS. He attended basic and opted for the monthly OCS. Upon his return, he requested a date to report to OCS b… read more
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My son is in the USMC and is depressed. He has been in for
My son is in the USMC and is depressed. He has been in for approx 1 1/2 years. I really don't think he will get better, he has been feeling bad for a long while now. He does NOT want to get committed … read more
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My son had a horrible experience during boot camp and is overwhel
My son had a horrible experience during boot camp and is overwhelmed with emotional stress. While in boot camp he came to the realization that he could not stomach having to shoot and kill people and … read more
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Sir Our Son is electing to withdraw from boot camp. He has
Sir: Our Son is electing to withdraw from boot camp. He has told a counselor on base that he is depressed. We believe that e is scared and having a major attack of homesickness and will get through it… read more
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My son is in the marines. He is now in SOI training. He had
My son is in the marines. He is now in SOI training. He had a heat stroke at boot camp with a temp of 103. He had an IV for one hour and went back to finish the Crucible. Now in SOI training during a … read more
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my son is in s.o.i. in the marines,he is severely dyslexic,
my son is in s.o.i. in the marines,he is severely dyslexic, is ADHD,and has auditory processing difficulties all of which have diagnosed and assessed since he was 6yr. old and from 6th. grade was in s… read more
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my son is 19, and finished basic at ft leonard wood in Nov.
my son is 19, and finished basic at ft leonard wood in Nov. He is stationed at ft drum ny, and is now training in calif. for deployment to iraq in June. He is miserable, has been since he went in but … read more
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