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Here’s a few quick hits on recent accomplishments from the firm: Assisted servicemember in having her name removed from the subject title block of a CID investigation for a failed urinalysis.  Servicemember mistakenly was given a controlled substance by a family member for pain, which resulted in a failed test.  After advocating at both CID … Read more

Law and Justice in United States of America

We represented an Army LTC before the Army Grade Determination Review Board. After an unfair and inaccurate SHARP investigation, he was issued a GOMOR, but we successfully advocated for retirement at his current grade based on his decades of dedicated service on active duty and in the Reserves.

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We represented an Army CPT being investigated for violations of the Army’s Equal Opportunity Policy and counterproductive leadership. After conducting our own investigation, we soon realized that the AR 15-6 was heavily biased and inaccurate. We submitted a strong rebuttal with many letters of support from leaders in the unit. The brigade commander disapproved the … Read more

US marines

We recently successfully petitioned the Naval Discharge Review Board on behalf of an enlisted reservist Marine to upgrade an Other than Honorable to General, Under Honorable Conditions.  The Marine had undiagnosed PTSD that contributed to his absence from drill. The NDRB agreed that the previous characterization was unfair based on his combat service and excellent post-service … Read more

The firm of William E. Cassara successfully represented a National Guard Captain who was denied promotion to Major due to a letter of reprimand triggered by the improper titling by the Army CID.  After five years of filing numerous petitions, the Army granted the promotion retroactively ensuring the officer received back dated date of rank … Read more

Navy-Marine Corps Appeals

Assisted Soldier who was being processed for medical disability separation when drug use halted the process and led to misconduct discharge.  First successfully petitioned the ADRB for a discharge upgrade to Secretarial Authority, based on mitigating factor of PTSD.  Then, after upgrade was received, petitioned ABCMR for medical retirement processing.  Board agreed, and referred client’s … Read more

Successfully advocated for our client, a Naval Reservist, on a BCNR reconsideration for a fully disability retirement.  Our client was found medically fit for service through the IDES process, despite strong medical evidence suggesting otherwise.  Client was separated without any benefits, and then through two petitions to the BCNR, received a full reversal and 100% … Read more

William E. Cassara, PC, just obtained expungement from national databases of a military law enforcement (MLE) record that unjustly implied a U.S. Navy sailor had committed a sexual offense aboard ship in 2021.  The expungement of this harmful and misleading record was achieved by showing the facts of the case and by invoking a recent change … Read more

We are pleased to call attention to a recent decision out of Fort Gordon concerning a young officer accused of sexual misconduct.  Our client, a student at the Signal Basic Officer Leadership Course, was to be given a General Officer (GO) Article 15 for abusive sexual contact as well as other inappropriate behavior.  In addition … Read more

Navy Criminal Appeals

We successfully represented a Sailor who was illegally separated from the Navy. Despite having more than 18 years of service, the Navy denied him reenlistment and discharged him without a separation proceeding. He had previously petitioned the Board for Correction of Naval Records (BCNR) without success. We filed a complaint in the Court of Federal … Read more