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Im married and me and my wife are both in the NAVY. im

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Im married and me and my wife are both in the NAVY. im stationed in Italy and she is stationed in FL. they didn't approve our co-location so im wondering can I get transferred from my current duty station closer to her because I am going through serious depression.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?

Yes they are trying to see what they can do, but I was wondering if I have a good chance on getting transferred or not?

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Actually, the Navy has modified their rules for co-location of married service members, so it is odd that you were denied. You should reapply for the reassignment based on marriage, as according to the Secretary of the Navy they have upgraded their computer systems for personnel assignments to allow for assignment of married service member couples to have co-assignments and also when transfer orders come out to have co-transfer orders.

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