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Correction of Miltiary Records

Naval Officer Retroactively Promoted, Allowed to Retire

Mr. Cassara represented a Navy Lieutenant (0-3) who was passed over for promotion as a result of adverse OER’s.  As a result, the officer was separated from the Naval Reserves.  We petitioned the Board for Correction of Naval Records on the officer’s behalf, arguing that the adverse OER’s should be removed and the officer should […]

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Officer's GOMOR moved to restricted fiche

Mr. Cassara represented an Army officer who received a GOMOR downrange for fraternization and “creating a perception of fraternization.”  The officer had filed an appeal with the Department of the Army Suitability Evaluation Board (DASEB) and been denied.  He then retained Mr. Cassara to represent him before the Army Board for Correction of Military Records.  […]

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Army officer has adverse OER removed. Retroactively promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Mr. Cassara recently represented an Army major who was twice passed over for promotion to lieutenant colonel due to an adverse OER.  The OER contained false information and was the sole basis for the officer being passed over for promotion.  Mr. Cassara petitioned the Army Board for Correction of Military Records on the officer’s behalf, […]

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Marine's OTH Discharge upgraded to Honorable

A Marine reservist was discharged with an Other Than Honorable (OTH) discharge for allegedly not attending weekend drills.  The Marine had petitioned the Navy Discharge Review Board for an upgrade but was denied after a “records review.”  Then he hired Mr. Cassara. Mr. Cassara filed an extensive brief with the Navy Discharge Review Board and […]

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Colonel's Security Clearance reinstated

Mr. Cassara represented an Army Colonel whose security clearance had been suspended and was pending revocation by the U.S. Army Central Clearance Facility (CCF.)  The notice of intent to revoke his security clearance centered around his interaction with his soldiers while down range, and raised a number of serious allegations.  He knew he needed an […]

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Obtained removal of GOMOR and Adverse NCOER for Army E-8

I represented an Army Master Sergeant who received a GOMOR and adverse NCOER while downrange for alleged sexual harassment.  The case was a travesty.  His 1LT, who made false allegations against others and was dating the Battalion Commander, alleged that he hit on her.  A 15-6 Investigation concluded he had committed the acts and he […]

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Upgrade of Marine discharge

Mr. Cassara represented a former Marine who had been discharged for use of cocaine before the Navy-Marine Corps Discharge Review Board (NDRB.)  The former Marine had been discharged with an Other Than Honorable Discharge for use of cocaine.  While the success rate of drug discharge upgrades before the NDRB is very low, Mr. Cassara put […]

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