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Q: I need some help with medical disqualifications

My name is Michael, I'm a 20 year old who was diagnosed with asperger's autism at a young age. I was told by a marine recruiter that asperger's autism is a disqualification for joining any branch of the military, is that true? I need some clarity

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Jun 2, 2019

Your best bet is to check with recruiters from the different branches; each branch has different criteria. Military recruiting standards fluctuate, and some disqualifiers can be waived. Ultimately, though, you'll need to find a recruiter willing to work with you. All recruiters have quotas and thus... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law and Military Law for Michigan on
Q: Custody issues in Michigan while father is in military

I have an issue with my 5 year old son mother I am currently in the u s army stationed at fort Hood in Texas I talk to my son every chance I get and his mother all though at times tries to block my access she is usually open to us talking when she's in a good mood

Anyway I seen a picture... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Sep 24, 2017

Do you have a current custody order? Depending on what is really going on (I'm quite frankly astonished that a 5 year old could weigh 210 pounds), this could present substantial cause to warrant a custody change. If you don't have a custody order, you need to make that happen. Being in the... Read more »

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Q: Can an 18 year old Marine get in trouble for getting both a 17 year old and 16 year old pregnant?

He was engaged to the 17 year old, and cheated on her not knowin she was pregnant. When she was 4 1/2 weeks along, he found out about her being pregnant and dumped me. He leaves for the Marines October 11th, could he potentially get kicked out of the Marines if I report him/ get in legal trouble if... Read more »

Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko answered on Oct 9, 2016

So you want to get him in trouble out of revenge? That vindictiveness is short-sighted. How will he support his two illegitimate children without a job?

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