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My bankruptcy attorney also happened to be in the Army reserves and spent time each month working in the JAG office as a military attorney. I posed that question to him about how bankruptcy would affect my military career. My "military career" is a bit of a misnomer, though. I didn't plan on continuing in the military and didn't really have any career goals in the military. I was just paying back my time I owed for them paying for my schooling. However, this is how he explained it to me.

The Army really couldn't give a rat's ass about me filing for bankruptcy. They simply don't care. However, and this could be a big however...what they do care about is if a soldier can't manage his financial affairs, meaning, if creditors are after him and even calling his commander about collections, bad checks, etc. etc. Since bankruptcy is actually a way of managing one's financial affairs, the Army doesn't really care about that.

However, your boyfriend's situation could be different from mine. I would strongly recommend he ask a bankruptcy attorney who is knowledgable in the ways of military things about his situation.

Hope that helps.

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