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Hello to my fellow Brothers and Sisters this is my first post, I've been a long time lurker. I am a recently discharged OEF Vet. I joined the National Guard prior to my ETS. I really only joined for the healthcare to help out my family members. I knew my mind and body was breaking down too much to carry on doing active duty Infantry and I wasn't allowed to re-class. The Guard offered me one so I decided to re-class in the Guard to a HR MOS. I didn't receive a bonus and haven't gone to my AIT for the re-class yet. I've only participated in one Drill weekend. I recently received my award letter for 100% SC P&T. I don't know what to do now about staying in the Guard? Will I be penalized by the VA? Will it change my rating? Will the Guard just MEB me? Any advice is appreciated.

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I'd likely see about voiding the NG enlistment. Can't have both. I'd think that you would not be deployable with the problems you mentioned.

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You can remain in the Guard if you choose to do so, and you don't seek to void the enlistment.

The VA will recoup any Drill Pay you receive as they will get a report of the number of days you spent on Drill. When they get this report they will initiate the process to recoup from you the money that you received from Drill because you are not entitled to both payments.

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Thank you very much for the replies. Does anyone have any ideas on how to void the contract or initiate a separation?

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Pretty sure that would be a med boar thing wouldn't it? Or maby notify your COC. 

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