Recruiter made her lie at meps and trying to date her. Now she’s being threatened with going to jail if she doesn’t come to drills or go to basic training. Can that happen?
answered on May 3, 2019
Yes. Joining the Military is a very serious matter. Going AWOL is seriously frowned upon by the Court and Prosecutor if her National Guard Commander swears out a Warrant. She also does not want an Other Than Honorable Discharge as it will ruin her life. A Dishonorable Discharge or Bad... Read more »
My fiance was prescribed antidepressants for her depression. Since it takes 4-6 weeks for the meds to work the doctor wrote a letter staring I needed to stay within town the next 2 drills for the army national guard, due to me being her only emotional support and when I leave it triggers her... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2017
The ugly answer is "yes." Just like single-parent servicemembers have to have a childcare plan to take care of kids in the event of mobilization/deployment, the same concept applies here. The best advice is to work this through your chain of command and build support from the bottom up.... Read more »
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