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Thank you for your question, however, in order to properly assist you I will need to have a bit more information. What was the alleged misconduct and what do you mean "charged?" Are you facing NJP (Article 15) a court-martial or what and what is the specific Article you are being told you are in violation of? Have you gone to ADC and spoke to them?
Hello again and thank you for the additional information. Your physical presence would not be required for the condition of your quarters. In other words, the quarters are assigned to you and the instructions have specific requirements about conduct in and maintenance of the home. Therefore, you are ultimately responsible for that. As to whether what was found actually violated the housing rules, I can't guess. If you think that there was no violation of the housing rules the CO used to award NJP, then you can base your appeal on that.
As for the cruelty to animal charge, I don't know what the specifics are, but in order to find you guilty of that there would have to be a preponderance of the evidence that you knew. or should have known, that the animal was being cared for improperly or treated cruelly. Again, I can't guess if there was enough evidence to support that charge, but if you believe there isn't, then you can appeal that as well. However, keep in mind that if this was an act or failure to act appropriately toward this animal that occurred over time when you should have been aware, your appeal might not be successful.
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