The typical response if you turn yourself in ranges from court-martial to administrative separation. If there are significant mitigating factors I would anticipate that an administrative separation could be negotiated. You should consider hiring an experienced attorney to...Read more »
There are several very good lawyers with military experience. For example I served on active duty for 11 years in the Air Force and have significant experience representing Marines. An important question is what legal issue are you dealing with. If you let me know the...Read more »
Great question. You want an attorney that has military experience as well as experience actually appearing before the Discharge Review Board. There are many attorneys that dabble in military law. You want someone with extensive military experience that practices before the Board frequently....Read more »
I went through the PEB and got my findings. They found me unfit and got medical retirement from the military. I have an EAS Date 45 days from now. My unit is pursing an AdminSep for pattern of misconduct. The characterization is General Under Honorable. Can the military hold me past my new EAS... Read more »
There may be some specific nuances in your case but as a general rule you cannot be held past an EAS date solely for the purpose of admin sep proceedings. The issue with your case is that if the start the misconduct based separation process fast enough then your case will be...Read more »
Volunteered for duty with the understanding I would get diesel school after Basic training, got then told after basic, when I was stationed I got told then I didn't have it in writing so I was out of luck. Young and dumb, I would show them I went AWOL, then didn't honor their end , I told... Read more »
It is possible to address these issues. You can apply for a discharge upgrade as well as have certain information removed from your record. Their are a lot of variables that you should discuss with an attorney that is experienced in dealing with these issues. I have had...Read more »
No. Lie detector test results are not admissible in court. But anything you say before, during, and after the test is.I would need more details to answer the second question. If your job requires a TS clearance then it is possible that refusing a lie detector related to a clearance screening...Read more »
You should submit a standard form (SF) 180 to the National Archives. The forms are available online. If there are errors on the DD214 or you need to upgrade your discharge, there is a process for that as well.
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