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Can I request confinement versus extra duty when receiving an Article 15?

I am in the midst of receiving an article 15, can I request confinement versus extra duty?.. Read the Answer»

Can my chain of command take my civilan goods out of my barracks room as a form of punishment/ or corrective training?

Can my chain of command take my civilan goods out of my barracks room as a form of punishment?.. Read the Answer»

Can an officer order you to make coffee or go get his food?

Can an officer order you to make coffee or go get his food?.. Read the Answer»

Is it illegal to hang a confederate flag on your wall?

Is it against army regulations to hang a confederate flag on your wall/ or dresser, if so what reg covers this?.. Read the Answer»

I just recieved my NCOER, I have never been counseled and this evaluation was completed by people not in my rating chain, What can I do?

I just received my NCOER for signature. This is my first time seeing my NCOER or a counseling for that matter. The NCOER has dates for counselings that I never took place. My senior rater and reviewer are the Company Commander and Battalion Commander. The entire time I've been here I haven't been counseled. My Platoon Sergeant passed the responsibility of counseling me when he PCS'd to my Senior Rater. My Senior Rater PCSs also and the tech (warrant officer) who has been there the entire time becamse the platoon leader and somehow my rater. He never counseled me and when it came time for his PCS, he writes my COR NCOER with 11 months of rated time. What can I do, how can I address this situation? Once again, I still haven't signed my NCOER. .. Read the Answer»

I am on leave but plan to go camping and will not be readily availalbe by phone…can I get in trouble if I don’t answer my phone if the chain of command calls?

How "available" do I have to be while I'm on leave? If I'm staying in the local area for the duration of my leave, but I decide to go camping where I can't readily answer my phone for a few days, can I get in trouble for not answering when my chain of command calls?.. Read the Answer»

I self enrolled in the Army Substance Abuse Program and came up hot on a urine analysis will I be protected under the limited use policy?

I am currently an active duty Soldier in the Army, I pissed hot for a rehabilitation drug test given to me and other Soldiers who are enrolled in ASAP. The test was after I self enrolled but before I started any sort of therapy. Will I be protected under the limited use policy since I self enrolled? If I get separated from the Army for this, will it be an honorable?.. Read the Answer»

Do Article 15′s and counseling statements transfer to a new unit if my current unit is shutting down?

I am being transfer to a new brigade because my brigade is shutting down. Do my Article 15's and counseling statements stay with my old unit? .. Read the Answer»

I have a Leader that was suspended from his duties for domestic violence, upon investigation it was unsbustantiated, now he is receiving a Relief For Cause NCOER, Is this legal?

I have an NCO who was a drill sergeant and then removed from the trail for a domestic dispute that upon investigation was unsubstantiated and now the NCO is getting a relief for cause NCOER with no UCMJ actions and no flags pending, and no counseling for why he is receiving a relief for cause. Can this be done?.. Read the Answer»

My chain of command removed my promotable status because I took my APFT test while on profile. Can I get my promotable status back?

A Soldier recently PCS to our unit. She lost her promotable status because she took her APFT test while on profile in her last unit but had permission to do so from her previous chain of command. and doctor. Can she get her promotable status back?.. Read the Answer»

I am recently promoted and PCS in a week. I have confimred my PPW if I don’t make points this month will my points be automatcially submitted or does my new unit have to submit them?

Just got promotable status today, and PCS'ing in a week. I will be able to pick up my proceedings tomorrow. My S1 and I already confirmed my PPW. If I do not make points for the following month. Will my points be automatically submitted? or will my gaining unit have to re-submit them?.. Read the Answer»

Is it standard policy for an NCO to prepare/write his/her own NCOER?

Is it standard policy for an NCO to prepare/write his/her own NCOER?.. Read the Answer»