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I joined the U.S. Navy in 1963, 2 days after I turned 17.
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I was discharged from the Navy in 1996 and the military does not have a copy of the DD214 onfile. I have requested copies of my military service jacket and there is nothing in the information that BUP… read more
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can I be Awol if I have a DD214, and did not tell my CO about
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