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I have a friend of mine he knows i have applied and currently awaiting a license. He has a particular question he's has an Other then Honorable Discharge from the Military. He asked me if i thought he might have a problem getting his license,I really dont know he has purchased a gun gone through the NCIS background check been approved to Purchase according to licensing it states Dishonorable so if he got through the NCIS background you think he will get his License to carry concealed? I have done some research i know in some states its considered the same as dishonorable anyone have any input so i may help him out.
 

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I don't know the full details of a dishonorable discharge but as long as his discharge did not entail a felony then I don't see a problem.
 

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he has shown it to me Just States Other then Honorable not dishonorable looked it up and this was the definition.

Other Than Honorable (OTH)
A OTH is the most severe form of administrative discharge. This type of discharge represents a serious departure from the conduct and performance expected of all military members. OTH discharges are typically given to service members convicted by a civilian court in which a sentence of confinement has been adjudged or in which the conduct leading to the conviction brings discredit upon the service. It can also be given as the result of certain civil hearings, like a divorce for adultery. OTH discharges can be accepted in-lieu of court-martial proceedings at the service-member's request. Persons facing OTH are guaranteed, by the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the right to have their discharge heard by an administrative discharge board, which is similar to a court-martial but is not a public forum.

Recipients of OTH discharges are barred from reenlisting into any component of the Armed Forces (including the reserves), and are normally barred from joining the Army and Air National Guard, except under rare circumstances which require exception-to-policy waivers. As of September 2006, all 50 states had policies barring the reenlistment of UOTHC discharge recipients.

In addition, the majority of veterans' benefits are not available to individuals who receive an other than honorable conditions discharge, including the Montgomery GI Bill and (in most cases) VA healthcare benefits.

I'll get him to call before he applies BTW he says its been well bout 26+ years

Here are the others

Bad Conduct (BCD)
Unlike an administrative discharge, a Bad Conduct Discharge (BCD) is a punitive discharge that can only be given by a court-martial (either Special or General) as punishment to an enlisted service-member. Bad conduct discharges are often preceded by a period of confinement in a military prison. The discharge itself is not executed until completion of both confinement and the appellate review process. Virtually all veterans' benefits are forfeited by a bad conduct discharge.


Dishonorable
A Dishonorable Discharge (DD), like a BCD, is a punitive discharge rather than an administrative discharge. It can only be handed down to an enlisted member by a General Court-Martial. Dishonorable discharges are handed down for what the military considers the most dishonorable of conduct. This type of discharge may be rendered only by conviction at a general court-martial for offenses such as desertion, rape, or murder, calling for dishonorable discharge as part of the sentence.

With this characterization of service, all veterans' benefits are lost, regardless of past honorable service. This type of discharge carries a heavy stigma. It makes obtaining gainful post-service employment extremely difficult. Also, many states will prohibit ownership of firearms from those who have been discharged dishonorably, as does Federal law.[2]
 

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I was discharged from the service under a "general under honorable conditions" discharge. Granted that was in 1989, but I applied for my license in June, and received it in the mail yesterday.

So it is definitely possible to receive it, but still, I would not include a copy of the DD214 unless necessary.
 

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I have a friend of mine he knows i have applied and currently awaiting a license. He has a particular question he's has an Other then Honorable Discharge from the Military. He asked me if i thought he might have a problem getting his license,I really dont know he has purchased a gun gone through the NCIS background check been approved to Purchase according to licensing it states Dishonorable so if he got through the NCIS background you think he will get his License to carry concealed? I have done some research i know in some states its considered the same as dishonorable anyone have any input so i may help him out.
Sounds like "Other than Honorable" and "Dishonorable" are two different things, with only the latter barring firearm purchase and CCW. I am not a lawyer.

I'm pretty sure if you can legally purchase a firearm, you qualify for a Florida CCW.
I can't think of any instance in which one could be rightfully denied a Florida CCW, and yet still qualify to purchase. (?)
 

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You can get a OTH discharge for a lot of things that don't disqualify you for a CWL. As long as you didn't get it for a disqualifiable offense, its not an issue.

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I have an oth discharge. So in Florida i can get a chl?
Welcome to FCC from Palm Beach County, Manuel Sanchez!

However, now since you've now made your first post to FCC without first making the customary introduction, in a 12 year old thread, no less, please now take the time to post you're own Introduction Thread to FCC letting forum members get to know you a little, of course without getting too personal. You can do that by going to the Introduce Yourself section of The Front Office and start your very own introduction thread. Then you'll find that lots of other FCC members will know to chime in to properly welcome you to the forum, and will be more responsive in answering your questions!

If you're a veteran, take a look at our Military Service Thread where you'll find many of us there, too!

In case you weren't aware, you can stay current on pertinent Florida Statutes regarding use of force and firearms law by going right to the source using these links for Chapter 776 - Justifiable Use of Force and Chapter 790 - Weapons and Firearms. I'd also like to suggest you obtain your own copy of FLORIDA FIREARMS Law, Use & Ownership by Jon Gutmacher!

Also, I highly recommend you read this thread to understand how to navigate FCC to get the most out of your experience. One particular item that's caught many veteran FCC members off guard is the "Recommended Reading" at the bottom of each page, which MAY contain quite old threads of inactive conversations lacking up-to-date information or context. So beware of the date of the last post (just to the right of the post number) in any thread you come across so you don't mistakenly think every post is recent and start responding to very old posts/threads that been dormant for quite some time, sometimes for many years.

Again, welcome to FCC and good luck! :cool:
 

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Is this a necro-thread??
Sometimes, it seems this new platforms confuses folks with old posts appearing as new.
 

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Yes, from post #8 on. :confused:
 

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The “recommended reading” that comes up at the bottom of every thread apparently pays no attention to dates.
Correct. It's some POS software looking for similar threads on similar topics and or posts but pays no mind to thread/post dates, leading particularly new members into "necro-posting." It's one of the drawbacks of the new FCC format, IMHO! (n)
 
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It's not that simple. :unsure:
 

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I’m wondering if there isn’t a setting in the ACP that could be turned off so they don’t show? However, I know nothing of this software platform.

Has a request to admin been made? Perhaps they are unaware of the issues this is creating?

Just a thought. :unsure:
 

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I can discuss with the other Moderators about approach FCC Admin about it. :unsure:
 
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