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Can I eat and walk while in uniform?

Where does it state a Soldier cannot eat and walk while in uniform? Saw a Soldier just get ripped to no end for doing this... Read the Answer»

Can my Chain of Command require me to give them all personal information regarding my finances?

Can my Leader require me to turn in a paperwork about how much my wife and I spend? They want to know absolutely everything, including how much we use for groceries, entertainment, and how much we put into savings and how much is in our checking and savings... Read the Answer»

Can my Chain of Command or Commander order me or force me to buy a watch for PT?

Can a commander force Soldiers to buy a watch and wear it to PT? If we do not do it the threat is we will be counseled? .. Read the Answer»

Is emotional cheating covered under UCMJ?

A spouse is alleging emotional adultery or cheating. Is that even possible under the UCMJ?.. Read the Answer»

If I get two Article 15′s can I request to get out of the service?

I received an Article 15 a few months ago. Unfortunately it looks like I will be getting another one? Can I request to get out of the service if I get another one?.. Read the Answer»

Can I recieve a Letter of Reprimand if I was counseled and successfully completed the plan of action?

I played a prank on a fellow NCO months ago. I didn't lie or attempt to hide it. The next day I received an event oriented counseling, with a plan of action that I would apologize and not interact with that Soldier in a negative manner again. A month later the Soldier submitted an informal complaint against me. The 15-6 findings were that I was guilty of the offense. I was recommended for a GOMOR, the General refused to give me a GOMOR. Now my unit is attempting to give me a letter of reprimand. Can they do that after I was already counseled, and completed the plan of action?.. Read the Answer»

If I don’t have a car, who is responsible to make sure I have a ride to my place of duty?

Can my chain of command make it my responsibility to get to my place of duty?.. Read the Answer»

I am getting an Article 15 for supposedly lying about pulling my guard duty shift but I pulled the shift- What can I do?

My leadership is giving me an Article 15 (summarized) for lying to an NCO, which they have absolutely no proof I lied. They are saying I lied about pulling my guard shift while in the field. While everyone else was asleep I was doing my guard shift. I wake up and I'm getting yelled at for not doing my shift. When was asked I told my E6 squad leader I did my shift, he called me a liar and has proceeded to push the Article 15 since. How should I handle this situation?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier be required to sign a counseling statement while on medication?

Top, I was on some medication and was given a counseling statement for something. I did not feel comfortable signing the counseling statement. Can they make me sign a counseling statement when I am on medication?.. Read the Answer»

Is a copy of the blotter or military police report released to the public?

if you live on a military base and the Military Police come to your house and write a report up, is that report released to the public.. Read the Answer»

Where can I find information on Discharges and how they impact the individual receiving the discharge?

I am doing a paper on discharges and separations. Where can I find information about benefits and impacts of each type of discharge?.. Read the Answer»

Does my NCO have to go to finance with me?

Does a NCO have to accompany a Soldier to the finance office to discuss a financial situation?.. Read the Answer»