Can Soldiers put Army gas in their personal vehicles? | – Leader Development for Army Professionals

Can Soldiers put Army gas in their personal vehicles?

Is it illegal to put military gas in your POV? If so, what do you do when you see someone doing it?

It is absolutely illegal and unacceptable. It is theft! If you observed an individual doing this you need to report the incident. If you know the individual who took the fuel or if you can identify them, an investigation will likely reveal evidence of the theft–especially if an electronic or automated fuel key is involved.

Depending on the situation you will to report the incident to either the chain of command (1SG/company CDR) or the MP’s.

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posted on 08/01/2011 under Q&A
Mark is a Retired Command Sergeant Major with 26 years of military leadership experience. He held 3 military occupational specialties (Field Artillery, Nuclear Weapons Tech, and Ammunition Ordnance). Mark is one of the leading military authors in the fields of leadership, counseling, and training.

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