deserting during Army AIT, after 180 days
My wife has been AWOL for longer than 30 days, which makes her a deserter. She went AWOL while she was in AIT, but past her 180 days. She was advised to go to Fort Sill to turn herself in. She would like to know what should she expect when she gets there. How long will the process take and whether they will be more lenient since she was in AIT. Also, if she receives an OTH, what will be the consequences? Will she still get financial aid for college, etc?