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Sailor's Discharge Upgraded

Mr. Cassara recently represented a sailor who had been discharged with an Other Than Honorable Discharge for serious misconduct. Mr. Cassara reviewed the sailor's files thoroughly and noted that there were several comments in the file indicating the sailor had a mental illness. Mr. Cassara petitioned the Navy Discharge Review Board for an upgrade to the sailor's discharge. The NDRB agreed and upgraded the sailor's discharge to General (Under Honorable Conditions.) This resulted in restoration of the sailor's rank and allows him to get medical care for his PTSD through the VA