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i know there has to be some military mommas out here

I need a answer. I have been told yes and no. Can my husband join if he has a charge on his record. He was tried as an teen and is under the hide act.
He wants to go in anything at this point. THANKS A MILLIONS!

srry not sure what to put this under =(

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:10 PM on Nov. 9, 2008 in Relationships

Answers (7)
  • what is the "hide act?"

    Answer by abootie at 10:11 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • Where no one can see anything on his record. But the military can becuas they have the fbi

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:12 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • It all depends on what type of charge it is. For example: Certain domestic violence charges can not be waived because it falls under and certain law that forbids the person convicted of ever owning or carrying a gun...hence why they can not go into military. Most branches have a waiver for everything. Have him call his local recruiter and set up an appt to talk. The recruiter can be very helpful. Best wishes.

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 10:13 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • And you are right, the military will see ALL charges regardless of when they happened or even if they have been expunged off your record.


    Answer by Southerncharmes at 10:14 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • It depends on the branch and on how madly they need people. The restrictions are fluid according to need. At least that's what I have been told.

    Answer by momof030404 at 10:17 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • yes. he can get a waiver

    Answer by moki1984 at 10:42 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

  • btw...i had a felony on my record as a teen...the army didnt see it hwen i joined cause i was a teen then. and that was a harassment felony (it was a bullshit felony, i didnt do anything0 but i got sentenced guilty and it was put their..........
    so see if they even find it first, they DO NOT find everything. they didnt find mine

    Answer by moki1984 at 10:43 PM on Nov. 9, 2008

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