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If I receive punishment of Article 15(Captains mast) after

intentionally failing a Pfa test...
If I receive punishment of Article 15(Captains mast) after intentionally failing a Pfa test in the us navy, will this lead to a dishonorable or OTH discharge?
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It is not possible to get a Dishonorable Discharge based on what you have described (a DD can only be awarded at a general court martial).

But it is possible for the Navy to process a Sailor for administrative separation based on misconduct...so in theory this could lead to an OTH

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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