Separation - Being sent home, out of the Navy.
Jay - Hoping for the best.
"Failure" is just a temporary roadblock. He has strong support in you. Hopefully, he can reapply - if he wants. But he sounds like a resilient young man and will do well regardless. Please tell him to keep his chin up, don't let anyone/anything get him down. Keep moving forward. Best regards. Take care. Come back and let us know how he is doing.