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how can i have my military records sealed

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how can i have my military records sealed
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Military Law
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Military Lawyer: Allen M., Esq., Lawyer replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
in 1974 i was found guilty of a minor offence at court martial and received an honorable discharge now i would like to prchase a handgun and the form requires me to list any convictions that have not been expunged or sealed i would like to seal the record so that i could answer no on the application
Military Lawyer: Allen M., Esq., Lawyer replied 8 years ago
Unfortunately, there is not such thing as an expungment or sealing of a military criminal record. That is why you can find no information on it.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
i have read many times that military records can be sealed just yesterday i read that senator john mccain has had his records sealed whats up
Military Lawyer: Allen M., Esq., Lawyer replied 8 years ago
Senator McCain was not charged with a crime. If he had, he could not have sealed his entire record.

You can have parts of your military records sealed for privacy purposes, but not everything can be sealed. Military criminal history is one of those things which can not be sealed or expunged.
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