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Political CANs and CANNOTs for Soldiers during a presidential election year

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Now that we are through the holiday season and charging forward towards Spring we face 2012, a presidential election year. That potentially spells problems for military personnel (active, Guard, Reserve, or retired) who want to be involved in the political process. This article is a quick reference to help you navigate the various political restrictions that apply to you as a Service Member. Restrictions on Soldiers who want to be involved with politics For a number of reasons, your ability Read more

Soldier Decisions and Recourse during Article 15 proceedings

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What happens after the decision has been made to pursue Article 15 action? The following general advice is written primarily for Soldiers facing Article 15 punishment and leaders who have subordinates undergoing an Article 15. The focus is on Soldiers, but the same principles apply to Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen. Soldier Decisions Soldiers may accept or not accept Article 15 as a way to dispose of misconduct charges (assuming they are not embarked in a vessel). If the Soldier Read more