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Is the advice I ask for free? In 2011 my husband was
In 2011 my husband was discharged from Navy Boot Camp with an RE8 Code and Separation Code JDA. He was only at bootcamp for 21 days. He went into bootcamp with the paygrade E1. The reason for his separation is that he had gotten sick at bootcamp and was sent to have it checked out. His medical records were then pulled up showing back when he was 12-13 he was (for a few days) sent to a psychiatric hospital where he was not diagnosed with anything. His recruiter told him he didnt have to worry about disclosing this information despite mentioning it to his recruiter before he shipped off. Now being 8 years later, he wants so badly to re-enlist or if this doesnt work out try to become a police officer. Can he re-enlist into the Navy or another military branch? He thought about the Air Force. Because of the codes would he not be able to become a police officer? Because he did not serve 180 days is this considered prior service and would this make any difference? … read more
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My question is military related: I am 19 years old and I
Second opinion] My question is military related: I am 19 years old and I went to the Marines recruiter station and passed the ASVAB and was taken to the MEPS station and passed my physical but was not… read more
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I recently went to Navy bootcamp and I made it upto until my
Hello, I recently went to Navy bootcamp and I made it upto until my very last day before graduation and was separated because I couldn't pass my final swim test. They gave me an RE-8 for temporary con… read more
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My son was told by the recruiter not to disclose that he had
my son was told by the recruiter not to disclose that he had been on Lexapro and Ritalin for short time his senior year. Then at bootcamp, he disclosed this. The navy is issuing him a RE-8 discharge. … read more
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My son joint the marine reserve ship date is july but he was
my son joint the marine reserve ship date is july but he was accepted to college and the want to know if he can get out of the contract without hurting FUTURE MILITARY career that he wants to pursue .… read more
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My son e6/navy was not approved for reelistment due to
my son e6/navy was not approved for reelistment due to obliserve c-way issue. Q. can he appeal? dad sends … read more
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Son was discharged from Bootcamp (Parris Island) with a RE3P
Son was discharged from Bootcamp (Parris Island) with a RE3P medical Fraudulent entry. They said he didn't Tell the recruiter he hurt his back in 8th Grade.(hairline fracture on his L3) no surgery jus… read more
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My son was discharged from Navy Basic Training...which crushed
My son was discharged from Navy Basic Training...which crushed him. His DD Form 214 data follows. Character of Service: "Uncharacterized (Entry Level Separation." Remarks: 30XXX-XX-XXXX-BLM." Separati… read more
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My boyfriend wanted to be a navy seal, he got sworn in twice.
My boyfriend wanted to be a navy seal, he got sworn in twice. Signed the contract... etc. Decided he did not want to go, sent the letter. The recruiters keep telling him he's not off the hook, now the… read more
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My son is 18 and just signed for National Guard this year.
My son is 18 and just signed for National Guard this year. He's been doing his weekend/month for a few months now and is supposed to ship to basic tomorrow but is now questioning his decision because … read more
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My son has been out of work for a year and a half, just joined
My son has been out of work for a year and a half, just joined the national guard, now job offers are coming in, but they won't hire him, because he will be going into basic training for 13 weeks...He… read more
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My son is currently at Navy bootcamp & was just advised that
My son is currently at Navy bootcamp & was just advised that he has been disqualified & will be unable to re-enlist even with a waiver due to an IEP learning program that he had in high school. He has… read more
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Eye Doctor at navy Bootcamp on intial evaluation told my son
Eye Doctor at navy Bootcamp on intial evaluation told my son he has "Pigment Dispersion Syndrome". Told him that she would have to submit a waiver request, but that they are rarely Granted. After My D… read more
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my son is set to leave March 1st for Navy boot camp. On New
my son is set to leave March 1st for Navy boot camp. On New years day he was arrested for Public intoxication. He told his recruiter and his recruiter said to ger a lawyer and make it go away and not … read more
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My 19 year old son, who is in the Navy Delayed Entry Program,
My 19 year old son, who is in the Navy Delayed Entry Program, just got arrested for Disorderly Conduct: Public Intoxication in Orange County (CA) this weekend. He is due to leave for boot camp on Mond… read more
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My question is this; If a military person is arrested by civilian
My question is this; If a military person is arrested by civilian authorities and is in custody but has not been convicted, and is able to be released on bail, Does the legal department of the Navy ha… read more
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My son is being involuntarily separated from the Navy.... He
My son is being involuntarily separated from the Navy.... He is a CTR2(E5) been been in 7 years... He had an alcohol problem which the Navy gave him Rehab. He has been at Balboa Hospital working for t… read more
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my son has been in the navy for almost 2 years ,he has had
my son has been in the navy for almost 2 years ,he has had inactive tb since he was 3 years old, the navy accepted him this way went to boot camp and also was in the middle east for ten months,now the… read more
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