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Will Article 15s show up in a civilian background check for

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Will Article 15s show up in a civilian background check for employment?

Thank you for your question today, I look forward to assisting you. I have nearly 20 years of legal experience in various disciplines, including JAG.

 

Technically, they are not supposed to. The filing location for an Article 15 is not a generally available public location. It is a non-judicial, administrative action and so show have no effect on civilian employment.

 

That being said, there is plenty of evidence that some background check companies have been able to stumble upon them, on occasion, and they do provide that information to employers when they find it.

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