Written by Thomas Goering, NCCM USN(RET)
Published: May 23, 2010
Updated: February 12, 2019
Not an all inclusive list, but should help you figure out how you charges may effect your enlistment, and who the waiver authority may be when you use the moral waiver guide.
Aggravated assault, fighting or battery (more than $500 fine or restitution or confinement).
Carrying of weapon on school grounds (non-firearm)
Concealment or failure to report a felony.
Contributing to delinquency of minor.
Crimes against the family. (non-payment of court ordered child support/alimony)
Criminal mischief (more than $500 fine or restitution or confinement).
Desecration of grave.
Domestic battery/violence, not considered Lautenberg Amendment.
Driving while drugged or intoxicated, or driving while ability impaired, permitting a DUI.
Illegal or fraudulent use of a credit card, bank card (value less than $500).
Larceny or conversion (value less than $500).
Leaving scene of accident (hit and run).
Mailing, to include e-mail, of obscene or indecent matter.
Possession of marijuana or drug paraphernalia.
Prostitution or solicitation for prostitution.
Reckless driving, careless, or imprudent (considered a serious misdemeanor when the fine is $300 or more or when confinement is imposed).
Resisting arrest or eluding police.
Selling or leasing weapons.
Stolen property, knowingly receiving (value $500 or less).
Throwing rocks on a highway, throwing missiles at sporting events, throwing objects at vehicles.
Unauthorized use/taking of a vehicle/conveyance from family member, joyriding.
Unlawful carrying of firearms; carrying concealed firearm.
Use of telephone, internet, or other electronic means to abuse, annoy, harass, threaten, or torment another.
Vandalism (more than $500 fine or restitution of confinement).
Willfully discharging firearm so as to endanger life; shooting in public place.
Offenses of comparable seriousness should be treated as misconduct offenses. In doubtful cases, the following rule should be applied: If the maximum confinement under local law exceeds four months but does not exceed one year, the offense should be treated as a misconduct offense.