Q: Is it legal for signed military doccuments to not be sent up the chain of command?
I was supposed to receive a general discharge from the military, but my CO never sent my paperwork up and now im facing a dishonorable discharge. Is there anything i can do to recieve the innitial discharge?
If you are facing a DD, that means you are pending general court-martial for some serious allegations.
Yes, an administrative elimination can be stopped if he intent is to conduct a court-martial or other disciplinary action.
If instead of a GD they are now seeking an OTH, then you should speak with the local military defense counsel for advice on contesting at a Board hearing, etc. They can represent you for free.
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