FULLY RETAINED After 18 Years Of Service.
March 11, 2016, US Army Reserve, Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. v. O-4. Major with over 18 years in the Army was assigned as a trainer and professor of Military Science at a college. Major is accused of engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a ROTC cadet, engaging in a prohibited personal relationship and violating a lawful order by hosting a social event and providing alcohol to cadets without prior approval from the Brigade Commander. Major retains Mr. Gapasin to represent him at his separation board. Gapasin fights hard at the board, cross-examining Government witnesses who were clearly biased against his client due to his client's hard-charging, by-the-book leadership style. Gapasin argues how the Government failed to satisfy its burden of proof, and how it failed to contact important witnesses due to their lack of credibility. Following Gapasin's aggressive cross-examinations and closing argument logically stating the reasons for retention, the Officer Board agrees and retains Gapasin's client. RESULT: FULLY RETAINED After 18 Years Of Service.