The opinion of the court was delivered by: District Judge: Ruben Castillo
MAGISTRATE JUDGE: Young B. Kim
PLAINTIFF'S MILITARY AFFIDAVIT
I, the undersigned attorney, having reviewed the attached Military Status Report provided by the United States Department of Defense's Manpower Data Center, state that the Defendant(s), Maurice D. Walton, Valda Walton, are not currently in active duty of any branch of the United States Armed Services.
By:_____/s/ James N. Pappas
JAMES N. PAPPAS #6291873 Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP 225 W. Washington St, Suite 2200 Chicago, IL 60606 (219) 769-1313
Department of Defense Manpower Data Center Mar-07-2012 13:31:26
Military Status Report Pursuant to the Service Members Civil Relief Act
Last First/Middle Service Name Begin Date Active Duty Status Active Duty End Date Agency
WALTON MAURICE Based on the information you have furnished, the DMDC does not possess any information indicating the individual status.
Upon searching the information data banks of the Department of Defense Manpower Data Center, based on the information that you provided, the above is the current status of the individual as to all branches of the Uniformed Services (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, NOAA, Public Health, and Coast Guard).
Mary M. Snavely-Dixon, Director Department of Defense - Manpower Data Center 1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 400 Arlington, VA 22209-2593
The Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) is an organization of the Department of Defense that maintains the Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) database which is the official source of data on eligibility for military medical care and other eligibility systems.
The DoD strongly supports the enforcement of the Service Members Civil Relief Act (50 USC App. §§ 501 et seq, as amended) (SCRA) (formerly known as the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940). DMDC has issued hundreds of thousands of "does not possess any information indicating that the individual is currently on active duty" responses, and has experienced a small error rate. In the event the individual referenced above, or any family member, friend, or representative asserts in any manner that the individual is on active duty, or is otherwise entitled to the protections of the SCRA, you are strongly encouraged to obtain further verification of the person's status by contacting that person's Service via the "defenselink.mil" URL ...