Category: Military Personnel Law

Founding Partner Eric Montalvo Featured in NPR Video on Involuntary Separation

Attorney Eric S. Montalvo has recently been featured in a video produced by the Norfolk, VA NPR station on the subject of involuntary separation in the military. The video discussed the story of one veteran’s involuntary separation from the Navy after years of dedicated service. Mr. Montalvo, who is a former Marine and JAG officer, provided his […]

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All About Going AWOL

AWOL stands for absent without leave, and is a crime that is attributed to soldiers who disappear from service without notifying the authorities or giving a reason for their abandonment. These soldiers are often considered runaways and can be punished for failing to fulfill their duties as they promised to when they were sworn into […]

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Soldier Suspected of Murder Arrested

A Fort Hood soldier was recently taken into custody when he was connected with the murder of a 30-year-old woman in Texas. He was arrested early Thursday morning after an officer who was looking for stolen cars discovered his vehicle and realized that it was on his list of stolen cars. The car had a […]

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Soldier Arrested for Manslaughter in Accidental Shooting

Pfc. Isaac Lawrence Young had the hiccups when he and a fellow soldier were watching football on a Sunday afternoon at the Fort Hood military base. Young was an equipment operator at the base, and often spent time with Myers when he was not on-duty. After complaining about the persisting hiccups, Young’s fellow-soldier Spc. Patrick […]

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