CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS
One of the most powerful tools to correct errors and injustices in your Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) are the Boards for the Correction of Military Records.
NEGATIVE INFORMATION IN YOUR OMPF HURTS YOUR CAREER AND HURTS YOUR LIFE
Negative information in your Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) can deprive you of such great benefits as the GI Bill, VA health treatment and home loans, security clearances as well as all kinds of employment and career opportunities.
Examples of such negative personnel records are Other Than Honorable, Dishonorable and Bad Conduct discharges from the military. Even General Discharges under Honorable Conditions are considered negative military discharges.
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YOUR OFFICIAL MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE (OMPF)
If you haven’t received an honorable discharge from a branch of the Armed Forces, you’re not even considered a “veteran.” A veteran is “a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.”
Under this definition you can consider yourself a veteran only if you received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. Even a general discharge carries a negative stigma and limits the benefits you can receive under a fully honorable discharge.
Every service member, past or present, has a repository of personnel records called the Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). These records pertain to the branch of service, dates of military service. The OMPF is an administrative record containing information about the service member’s service history. Disciplinary and administrative actions can record negative information about a service member that can seriously interfere with a service member’s military and civilian careers.
For example, a punitive letter of reprimand (PLOR) will preemptively disqualify a service member or former service member from obtaining the necessary security clearance for a position in the military or federal government. A PLOR is only one example of a negative personnel record that can disqualify or revoke the security clearance for a certain position in
Active duty performance evaluations or fitness reports can have profound influence on an active duty military career and employment opportunities in the federal government or defense contracting industry.
Negative military personnel records follow you around like a faithful dog EXAMPLES OF NEGATIVE MILITARY PERSONNEL RECORDS:
- Negative performance evaluations or fitness reports,
- letters of reprimand or admonition,
- adverse counseling reports,
- non-judicial punishment, summary, special or general courts-martial convictions, • retirement in a paygrade lower than your last paygrade,
- denial or revocation of security clearances,
- detachment for cause,
- denial of promotions or loss of rank
- loss of reenlistment code
- loss of military pension
- loss of military medical retirement benefits
- “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
- Whistleblower Retaliation
- Discriminatory characterization due to sexual orientation
- Discriminatory characterization due to race and sex
- Sexual Harassment or Assault
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HOW TO CORRECT NEGATIVE MILITARY PERSONNEL
All branches of the United States Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard) have a board for the correction of military records.
Air Force Review Boards Agency (includes Space Force applicants) Website: https://afrba-portal.cce.af.mil/#
Army Review Boards Agency
Board for Correction of Naval Records (includes Marine Corps applicants)
Website: https://www.secnav.navy.mil/mra/bcnr/Pages/default.aspx DHS Office of the General Counsel Board for Correction of Military Records
Our attorneys specialize in military law. We have special expertise in correcting false, unjust, erroneous and unfair negative information in your OMPF.
Now is the best time to correct discriminatory, erroneous and unjust military personnel records.
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