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UCMJ

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Article 15 Fact Sheet (Title 10 and Title 32) Memorandum

This is an Article 15 Fact Sheet (Title 10 and Title 32) Memorandum. If you have been informed that your commander has started non-judicial punishment (“Article 15”) procedures against you, or believe that may happen, then this sheet is designed to help you understand the Article 15 process, the DA Form 2627 (the “Article 15” form) and to prepare you for the presentation or reading of the Article 15 by the command. In Active Duty posts the Trial Defense Service (TDS) usually has a briefing Read more

Reprimand and Admonition Handbook Military Justice Section

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” Read more

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 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 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»

Interviewing Soldiers Legal SOP

This is an interviewing soldiers SOP.  The Soldier’s Right to Remain Silent and Right to Counsel. Whenever a Soldier is suspected of a crime, or it is discovered that a crime may have been committed (such as during a counseling session) – the Soldier must be advised of his rights under the provisions of Article 31, UCMJ.  This document contains the legal right of the Soldier and the legal procedures that will occur when it is thought that a crime might have been committed. NOTE: This document Read more

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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