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Is Receiving a Counseling Statement and an Article 15 for the Same thing Double Jeopardy?

I got a negative counseling statement and flagged for lying on a document. Now I am facing a Field Grade Article 15. I just received my first reading. Isn't this double jeopardy It's the exact same reason and the exact same incident

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No. Counseling is an administrative action and the Article 15 a procedure under the UCMJ. Therefore it is not double jeopardy.

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Mark is a Retired Command Sergeant Major with 26 years of military leadership experience. He held 3 military occupational specialties (Field Artillery, Nuclear Weapons Tech, and Ammunition Ordnance). Mark is one of the leading military authors in the fields of leadership, counseling, and training.

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