You are disallowed to own a firearm under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) if:
1) You have a conviction for domestic violence (misdemeanor or felony), or
2) You have a conviction for anything where the punishment range is over a year (which is termed a felony under federal law).
UCMJ does not classify crimes as felony or misdemeanors. Rather, the conduct can take the form of a Summary Court Martial
, Special Court Martial, or General Court Martial
The standard for this purpose is that a Special Court Martial similar to a misdemeanor and conviction at a General Court Martial is similar to a felony. Summary court martial is generally not considered.
So, you had a Special Court Martial. Therefore, unless this was for domestic violence (and it does not sound like it), this should not disqualify someone in your situation from firearm ownership.
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