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No it was not vn related. However, it was during a court martial but the judge decided my involvement did not warrant the bad conduct discharge given to the others involved.
Do thoses circumstances constitue a dishonorable discharge under the federal firearms ownership laws? or do you know?
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Thanks Phil I'll give you a bonus for your hard work, but lets continue our discussion.
I finished my time of service in Ft Leavenworth. My confusion is does the end of service disciplinary action determine conviction or does the discharge?
I also plead out 19 years ago on a felony assault charge but received deferred adjudication. I completed my probation and per the order my charges were dismissed.
My understanding is that this would not constitute a conviction. Any thoughts on this?
I beleive it was assault or robbery. I am not sure. I was 17. I was scared and in a civil court I would have gotten a new trial because I rememebr the lawyer said just plead guilty and you can go home. Stupid 17 year old me! it may have been an article 15 hearing. At any rate I was ordered to serve one year and given an OTH. But my pay was not cut. According to everything I've read a conviction at court martial requires your pay be stopped immediately. This is why I'm confused.
I was 34 and the charges were in Texas. I'm pretty sure the only thing available to the public is the arrest record as the definitions I have read in the Texas criminal code attest that this type of plea with successful completion of probation sets aside the conviction.