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I have a DD Form 258A from the army can that be changed.
I have a DD Form 258A from the army can that be changed … read more
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MY FATHER RECIEVED A DD FORM 258A IN MAY OF 61 THE 18TH DAY
MY FATHER RECIEVED A DD FORM 258A IN MAY OF 61 THE 18TH DAY FOR A REASON AR 635-89 SPN257 FT LEWIS WASH ,THE MONTH BEFORE HE WAS SOLIDER OF THE MONTH AND WAS TO BE TRANSFERED TO GERMANY TO MEET WITH M… read more
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My husband also had the same situation in the National Guard
My husband also had the same situation in the National Guard activated for the bank entire postal strike. He would like to know if he would be eligible for any benefits and the veterans ID card… read more
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I received a DD256MC what benefits am I able to get? I was
i received a DD256MC what benefits am I able to get? … read more
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Does a DD Form 258A Stop an veteran from getting Barrel
Does a DD Form 258A Stop an veteran from getting Barrel Benifets … read more
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I had total of 1 year 8 months of active duty in army which
I had total of 1 year 8 months of active duty in army which I received 2 discharges.. 1st honorable, 2nd BCD, can I still receive VA benefits? … read more
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I have an other than honorable conditions discharge. Do I have
I have an other than honorable conditions discharge. Do I have any remaining rights as a veteran? I tried to get this changed in 1958 by sending 3 character references but had any acknowledgement of r… read more
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if I receive a dd 258a discharge and they accepted me for medical
if I receive a dd 258a discharge and they accepted me for medical benefits but now I have been diagnose with ptsd since 1966 can I get an upgrade of discharge… read more
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I am a veteran i am 62 yr old and i am still trying to clear
i am a veteran i am 62 yr old and i am still trying to clear my name from this AR-635-212 SPN 264 i did not do a bad thing from cu-chi s.vietnam back from 1970. i only did 10months 17 days in the army… read more
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I was married to a member of the US military from Dec 5, 1970
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Which law says that i can receive full VA benefits despite
Which law says that i can receive full VA benefits despite the fact that i have a last discharge that is dishonorable ?? I have 2 previous honorable discharges !… read more
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i completed 22 years of service. april1982-april2004. married
i completed 22 years of service. april1982-april2004. married 1 sept 89 n is in divorce proceeding now. what % and amount of my retired pay (1715.00) is she entitled to. also i draw Va disability 0f $… read more
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I am 68, Retired, Married and live in KY. I was in the Mich.
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I am an Army Officer (O-4) with 17 years of active service.
I am an Army Officer (O-4) with 17 years of active service. What, if any, benefits could I recieve if I chose to resign right now?… read more
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i was honerably sischarged from the army in 1963. my medical
i was honerably sischarged from the army in 1963. my medical records show that i had deafness in both ears. ifiled for compensation in 1964 and was denied i filed again in 1970 and was again denied. i… read more
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I am trying to find out if I am eligible for Veteran Benefits.
I am trying to find out if I am eligible for Veteran Benefits. I am divorced from a deceased retired Army veteran. We were married April 29, 1967 and divorced 8 April 1991. My husband retired as a LTC… read more
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My Father served in the navy for what i thought was 2 years.
My Father served in the navy for what i thought was 2 years. He was also discharged under the NAVOP 56/70 reduciton in authorized strength. If he was discharged before his 24 months by the government,… read more
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I devorced my husband, a now retired military member and filed the devorce papers (awarding me ALL military benefits due as a result of 18 years of marriage and 50% of retirement funds)retirementsat t… read more
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