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 »
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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