I am a memeber of the Louisiana Guard and I don't plan on attending summer AT. Under Article 2 of the UCMJ , we are not subject to military judgement , unless we are on federal orders. How do I find out if my orders are federal? They are suppose to be for drill and for 2 weeks of training. Also , is Louisiana a state who's laws mimic UCMJ for guard soldiers
Thanks for the chance to help. I am an attorney with over 12 years military law experience.The orders themselves will state if they are federal or state.You look at the authority...if the authority is Title 10 US Code, that is federal.If it is Title 32, US Code, that is state authority.Simple as that.And Yes...LA state military code is very similar to the UCMJ.
Retired Marine Corps Lawyer, Veterans Services Officer (VSO)
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