Loss of Army scholarship through defamation of character

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  1. AvgHser

    AvgHser New Member

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    Hi, I'm going into my MSIII year at VMI and I'm in a bit of a sticky situation. Long story short, I have a lot of problems with my mother and step dad(a former MSG in the army). They are threatening to call a former pms of mine to say that I lied to them and misappropriated their money. Would there be any possibility in actually losing the scholarship through this situation?
     
  2. Jcc123

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    Your parents have no control over your scholarship - that's a contract between you and the Army. If, however, they filed charges against you and you were found guilty, you'd have an issue. It would not be a bad idea to give a heads up to your chain of command that you're having some family problems.

    What are they hoping to gain by calling a former PMS? Hopefully it's an empty threat. Try to appease them for another year, then you're on your own and financially independent. Good luck.
     
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    ENwifeArmyMom Member

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    Even if your parents do call my hope is that after 3 years your PMS knows of your character and could probably tell that your parents are having some issues. As you grow up you will learn your parents, whom love you very much, are just human beings who make mistakes. You are not responsible for your parents actions.
     
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    There wouldn't be any legal issues against me in this situation that I could see. I feel like they're trying to do it out of spite as I have made attempt to cut off that side of the family being as they aren't a good influence and are too much for me to handle in my day-to-day life at VMI.
     

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