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New navy legal guidelines for processing disability and misconduct cases
New navy legal guidelines for processing disability and misconduct cases

On 8 June, our firm reported that the Secretary of the Navy was issuing new guidelines for processing cases involving medical evaluation boards and misconduct. ​We wrote: "Previously a service member's misconduct took precedence over diagnosed mental health conditions when ...

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  • New navy legal guidelines for processing disability and misconduct cases

    On 8 June, our firm reported that the Secretary of the Navy was issuing new guidelines for processing cases involving medical evaluation boards and ...

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  • Independent Testing of Drug Samples in the Military

    Contrary to popular belief, drug testing labs are not always perfect. Every now and again we receive phone calls from military members who simply have ...

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  • The importance of seeking counsel prior to accepting nonjudicial punishment

    A recent article in the Navy Times provides an important reminder of how important it is to seek counsel before accepting or refusing nonjudicial ...

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  • SECNAV announces new admin SEP policy for PTSD and TBI

    The Secretary of the Navy has announced a new administrative separation policy for Sailors and Marines with PTSD and TBI. In the past, misconduct ...

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  • As of September 2015, the Marine Corps Had a 22% Conviction Rate in Positive Urinalysis Drug Courts-Martial

    Last week we did a Marine Corps administrative separation board for a staff sergeant who tested positive for cocaine in an amount of 121ng/ml. That's ...

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