Quick Answer: Can You Join The Military To Avoid Jail Time?

Can you choose the military over jail?

72B, Chapter 3, Section 2, Part H, Paragraph 12 states: “Applicants may not enlist as an alternative to criminal prosecution, indictment, incarceration, parole, probation, or another punitive sentence.

They are ineligible for enlistment until the original assigned sentence would have been completed.”.

What charges can stop you from joining the military?

400-Level Major Misconduct Offenses More than one major misconduct offense is an automatic disqualification. These include such major crimes as aggravated assault, selling drugs, grand theft auto, kidnapping, hate crimes, burglary, child sexual abuse, possession of child pornography, manslaughter and murder.

Can you be forced to go to the military?

Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.

Will joining the army make me a man?

No, the army will not make you a better man. It will however offer you a ton of opportunities to be a good man and a good leader.

Can the military kick you out for having too much money?

While you can’t “buy your contract,” you can get a “financial hardship discharge.” The jist is that: You have so much money than managing it is burdensome. You have so much money, nothing the military can do as a standard punishment through NJP actually affects you, making discipline difficult and ineffective.