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I am in OSUT and got caught with tobacco; was recommended for an Article-What can I expect? 15 – What can I expect?

I was caught with contraband (tobacco) in OSUT. I was told I was going to receive a field grade article 15, but I never received A counseling statement saying I was. Also, a Drill Sergeant told me I was getting an ELS, but I haven't got a counseling statement for that either. I have 14 days before I reach my 180 days in service. What can I expect?.. Read the Answer»

I have a Soldier that was recently charged with drug trafficking – What do I do?

I had a Soldier arrested for Drug Trafficking under 30 kilograms. He is out on bond right now. How do I deal with this situation?.. Read the Answer»

3 Elements of Adultery under Article 134

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Adultery is a crime punishable under Article 134, UCMJ.  There are three elements that must be met to prove adultery existed.  They are: (1) That the accused wrongfully had sexual intercourse with a certain person; (2) That, at the time, the accused or the other person was married to someone else; and (3) That, under the circumstances, the conduct of the accused was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces or was of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces. The Read more

Can information from Social Media be used for UCMJ actions?

I have a Soldier who called in sick this morning due to food poisioning. He ate sushi the other night and got sick. The other night was also his birthday. Which means everyone assumes he was drinking. Now this morning his wife posted a comment about him being hung over. I cannot find the comment anywhere on his or his wife's pages. Our PSG wants to put him in for an article 15 and demote him. The PSG thinks he is lying and is going to investigate. I believe my Soldier and want to give him the benefit of the doubt. Now since it was not him that posted this alleged comment, can they use that against him?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier be sent on training rotation if they are pending UCMJ or chapter actions?

Can a Soldier be sent on a training rotation like NTC if they came up hot and will be chaptered?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier have multiple UCMJ actions pending at the same time?

Can I receive two Article 15's at the same time?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier volunteer for separation due to not having a valid Family Care Plan?

Can I receive a voluntary chapter for failure to obtain a family care plan?.. Read the Answer»

Can I move in with a Soldier who is going through a divorce?

If I live in the barrack can I move in with a Soldier who lives on post and is pending a divorce?.. Read the Answer»

Can a Soldier be separated if they relapse after completing ASAP?

Can they throw me out of the Army if I complete ASAP training and then relaspe?.. Read the Answer»

Can I receive UCMJ for not completing corrective training?

Can my squad leader recommend UCMJ if I did not complete corrective training to standard?.. Read the Answer»

Can I withdraw an Article 15 appeal?

Can I withdraw my appeal under the Article 15 process?.. Read the Answer»

Can they stop my leave because I am pending UCMJ?

I am being recommended for a company grade Article 15 because I missed an appointment. I missed that appointment because i was escorting a Soldier. I feel this is a severe punishment. The last time I was counseled was May 2010. I have not been counseled monthly or annually. They also informed me that my packet was lost and I needed to resign the counseling form. They cannot backdate a counseling, am I correct? It of course is block leave for Christmas and I was told today that my leave had been pulled because I am flagged pending UCMJ action. Are they allowed to do that?.. Read the Answer»

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