Can you get in trouble for lying to a SStg?

If you're a civilian and have nothing to do with the military? It's by no means a harmful lie, just a lie nonetheless.

Update:

I already said it

Update 2:

*SSgt, sorry I was typing fast. I did it to protect my friend, he kind of guilted me into it.

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  • 7 years ago
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    A civilian has no obligation to be truthful to a staff sergeant or any other member of the service. The only exception is if you are enlisting in that branch of service, and even in that case your statements are based only on your written documents not "what you told the recruiter". Hope it is not a big fib.

  • DrZ
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    Trouble? If it was not harmful.... then nothing will come from it.

    However...if we realize or figure out you lied to us...you will lose any respect we had for you.

    Semper Fidelis,

    Z

    SSgt USMC 1969 - 1978

  • 7 years ago

    If that SSgt is a Federal law enforcement agent, you can be arrested for lying to them!

  • 7 years ago

    Where did you learn that it was ever alright to LIE about anything ???

    Troops can DIE because of LIES !!!!

    Source(s): Retired Marine...VSO...
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  • 7 years ago

    could just not say anything too

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