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Im getting chaptered its a 5-17 chapter from AIT i have a fractured Fibula and got a cast im in Fort Leonard wood i havent gone to RHU yet but when i do how long will it take for me to get chaptered ive only been on profile one time during AIT and BCT it sounds like a small case but how long will it take for me to get home
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Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 8 months ago

5-17 for a fracture...did this happen while you were in service? Or BEFORE you entered service?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
While at Ait
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
happened in service
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Thanks

Does the Army acknowledge that this happened in service? I ask, because a Chapter 5-17 is NOT the way to address this...

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Well my AIT unit is getting my packet ready for RHU so the process hasnt offically started
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Thanks

What you are describing? You were injured in service??

That is NOT appropriate for 5-17. They SHOULD be using MEB (medical eval board) process.

That process is lengthy...it can take 6 months or more.
But it is worth the wait, as you will receive compensation for the separation

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
How long is the chapter 5-17 gonna take
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 8 months ago

The 5-17 would typically only take a few weeks.

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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