 Vets with ‘Bad Paper’ discharges get good news In new DoD guidance:

As reported on August 29, by Adam Weinstein for Task and Purpose, new guidance from the Pentagon offers some veterans with “bad paper” discharges more direction on their eligibility for a record review and upgrade. The Defense Department announced late on Aug. 28 that it will direct each service’s review board to consider new “liberal” criteria to give vets “a reasonable opportunity to establish the extenuating circumstances of their discharge” — particularly if the vet received a less-than-honorable discharge while suffering from the effects of traumatic brain injury or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from military operations, sexual assault, or sexual harassment

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