Joining while married to a Russian


Sorry if this is the wrong place for this thread. I'm currently applying to be a pilot, application is going fine but I'm worried about a more personal matter.
I've been with my girlfriend (who is Russian) for almost 3 years and am thinking about marriage. The question isn't about whether I should or not but rather, hypothetically, would there be any consequences or risks in my career due to her being Russian?
Any help greatly appreciated.


War Hero
I know of a case of somebody who lost their SC/DV for marrying a Russian while in service. Of course marrying in the Ukraine in uniform, with his line management finding out from the facebook pictures probably didn't help.

I'd flag up your intentions to your ACLO now if I were you.


War Hero
Super Moderator
I do know of one officer who is married to a Russian, he was removed from the boat toot suite when it came out. I don't know if he married whilst serving or before he joined.