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UCMJ

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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.

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»

Commanders’ Guide for Handling Substandard Soldiers

This guide is designed to provide a convenient reference for commanders to use in identifying and managing substandard Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Soldiers. It includes step-by-step procedures for a number of actions, including Bars to Reenlistment and enlisted involuntary separations. This guide contains a section addressing actions available for both officer and enlisted AGR Soldiers. It also contains a discussion of UCMJ considerations. However, this is only a “guide” to Army Regulations. In all cases, definitive guidance must be obtained from the appropriate regulation itself, with awareness that regulations are constantly revised, updated and republished. NOTES: Some references listed in this doc might have been superseded and/or updated and should be checked for accuracy, which can be easily done using the DA PAM 25-30 web page or downloaded and installed program for checking current and superseded DOD publications (For example purposes only: FM 3-0 was superseded by ADP 3-0, on …Read More

Reprimand and Admonitions Guide

This guide is meant to help in understanding administrative reprimands and admonitions. Administrative reprimands and admonitions are management tools available to commanders, supervisors, and other superiors to reprove and correct subordinates for their departure (on or off duty) from norms of performance, conduct, bearing, behavior, or integrity. They should be used when it is determined that more formal action under Article 15, UCMJ, is not necessary. A “reprimand” is more severe than an “admonition” and carries a strong implication of official censure. An “admonition” is similar to a reprimand but carries a lesser degree of severity and censure. Both are intended as corrective and rehabilitative in nature rather than punitive. They are administered verbally or in writing, as deemed appropriate, to correct the identified deficiency. Verbal reprimands or admonitions should only be used in the least severe situations, and should be documented in the member’s Personnel Information File (PIF). When an …Read More

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»

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