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I have read that in some commands that my fiance will need permission to get married. However, we plan on getting married after he graduates from A school. So how do we go about getting approval before hand from his command if we aren't sure where his command post will be?

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I had this posted in another area, but I thought I'd post it here so others to see....

 

Brookie - I run a NavyDEP website and was wondering if you have thought out everything.  Most civilians don't understand the "Needs of the Navy", and don't understand the rules.  I have a member on my website that was not able to live with his wife for 3 years.  He had orders to Japan, and E3 and below are not allowed to bring dependants with them.  

So, if you think your marriage can hack being separated for 3 years (except for an occasional 1 week vacation every 6 months, then go for it.   But I truly recommend you talk to someone that has been in that position.  His name is Logicalchaos, and he's on NavyDEP.com

 

Beleive me, I'm not trying to scare you, but I want you to fully understand that you could be put in a position of not seeing him for a really long time.  Here is the rules:

http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/reference/milpersman/1000/130...

Read para 1b, which says:

b.  Members in paygrades E-3 and below with family member(s), will not be assigned to accompanied tours in an overseas area, including Hawaii.  Members may be assigned to unaccompanied tours, based on readiness needs.  Additionally, members in paygrades E-3 and below who are pregnant will not be assigned in an overseas area, including Hawaii.

 

If you marry while he is on leave after A school, you do NOT need permission,  However, he will already have his orders in hand.  You won't be included on those orders.  If he is stateside, that isn't as much of a problem, but DO pay attention to what Craig is saying.  He could be given orders to where you cannot go.  That is why there is so much discussion of courthouse weddings on the girlfriends group.

 

E-4 and above aren't allowed to take dependents overseas if they can't get the command approval to go through.  

 

I know you want that special day with your family, but think about it carefully and consider a quick trip to where he is going to school to tie the knot, and then have the ceremony when you know he can come home.  Nothing wrong with two wedding days.

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