Asked in Military Law for North Carolina

Q: If a soldier owns a business, are they required to report that they own the buisness to their commander?

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Philip D. Cave
Philip D. Cave
  • Military Law Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA

A: Each Service has their own regulation regarding "off duty employment."

Check your unit admin for the regulation on "moonlighting" or "off duty employment."

Generally it can't interfere with military duties.

There are also some potential ethics regulation issues about advertizing, using government time, and selling to Soldiers.

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