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Military Discharge Upgrade and Review I

Recorded on: Nov. 15, 2018
Running Time: 00:58:20

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Taken from the Web Program Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2018 Recorded November, 2018 in San Francisco [00:58:20]

A less than fully Honorable discharge has many consequences: it disqualifies the veteran from many VA benefits; it can impact a veteran’s employment opportunities; and it may cause feelings of shame, inadequacy, and anger.  We will explain how you can help a veteran upgrade his or her discharge by applying to the Discharge Review Boards and Boards for Correction of Military Records.
• The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and Character of Military Service
• Post-Military Service Problems for Those with Less Than Fully Honorable Discharges 
• Military Discharge Review Boards and Boards for Correction of Military/Naval Records
• Reasons for Upgrade: Equity or Propriety; Correcting Errors or Injustices; Clemency
Rose Carmen Goldberg

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  • Discharge Upgrade Resources
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  • Veterans Discharge Upgrade Manual, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (2011)
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  • Applying for a Discharge Upgrade When You Have a Mental Health Condition: A Supplemental Guide to the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center’s Veterans Discharge Upgrade Manual
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  • Upgrading Your Military Discharge and Changing the Reason for Your Discharge, Swords to Plowshares
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  • Racial Disparities in Military Justice: Findings of Substantial and Persistent Racial Disparities Within the United States Military Justice System, Protect Our Defenders
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