First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice
First of all, I want to express my gratitude for your advice last year. Because of your guidance about my fiance's court martial (where he received 6 years confinement), 2 months later, he was granted an Article 39 (A), 3 charges were dropped due to statute of limitation, and within 3 more months he was home! There was later a resentencing hearing, where he was sentenced for the remaining charges, but after a mess of errors by the prosecution, he was granted almost 250 days of confinement credit. He was given 2 years at the resentencing, he's done the 6 months and was released from the brig last week. My question is who can we appeal to in order to get him back to the east coast? He was ordered to a transient personnel unit near the brig. He did not receive a punitive discharge, so he is still in the Navy and the appellate process hasn't really begun yet. The CO told him that they are not releasing him to return home to Maryland. The TPU command took him to Navy Relief to get money to live in a hotel and $25 per day to eat and he is paying a taxi to take him to muster each morning. He has a letter indicating that he can't eat at the galley. This is CRAZY! It feels like additional punishment. Our commitment to remain deeply involved in every step of his case, has served him well. We don't intend to stop now. Please advise on military instruction regarding rights of those in a situation like this.Many thanks,JC
I am an E5 in the Army with Joint Custody of my kids
I am an E5 in the Army with Joint Custody of my kids stationed in Okinawa Japan. I currently reside off post and I am being ordered to move in military barracks. My kids are Japanese and live in Japan. I am being told the move will be at my own expense and I am responsible for finding and paying for my own storage. Is this legal?
It was a quick question, really, GA, But it's military, It
It was a quick question, reallyJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: GAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: But it's militaryJA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: It was just a questionJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am going through a grade determination board for retirement, and it was due to a gomar I just recently received. It wasn't over anything but me being called obnoxious for correcting an instructor. All prior oers are good, as a captain. I was just concerned about the risk of retiring at a lower rank over thisJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Military Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: So it's a $5 charge for the question?
My command opened an investigation on me a month ago and
My command opened an investigation on me a month ago for fratenization and adultery because apparently myself an E-4 and a E-2 in my command had put in a very similar leave request with the same leave address (my record of home address) the E-2 stated that she used an old template (mine) and didn't bother changing the address because it was close to mine. The investigation lasted one week and it's been over a month and I still haven't heard anything or received charges, I will probably be eligible for promotion next month but my SSgt made me sign a non rec because he said I'm still "pending legal action." Since the investigation ended we have had a change of command and now have a new CO. Should I request mast?
There. I have a friend who is a commissioned officer in the
Hi there. I have a friend who is a commissioned officer in the Air Force and she is wanting to marry an Air Force member who has finished their enlistment on active duty but still has just over a year left on their IRR commitment. Is this technically considered fraternization as it doesn't seem to be laid out clearly anywhere in AFIs or in the UCMJ. Since the former enlisted member is no longer under a chain of command or within the confines of the UCMJ, is the officer doing anything wrong? I'd rather her not get into trouble if she can avoid it. Thank you.
My wife is a military reservist, I have a lot of evidence
My wife is a military reservist, I have a lot of evidence including a texted admission of infidelity and pregnancy that she says is not mine (we are separated). Will her command hold her accountable to the ucmj and how so?
Well, a Soldier accused me of being a "Toxic" Leader, no
Well, a Soldier accused me of being a "Toxic" Leader, no investigation was opened on it and this was over a month ago. Now it is time for promotion counseling to be done and I was given a "no" by the 1SG and then he told my Platoon Sergeant to counsel me, but my Platoon Sergeant does not agree with the "No". I believe this is retaliation from the 1SG against me due to the fact that no investigation was opened and that fact that everyone I worked with backed me up. I was wondering what my options were and how I do a Congressional inquiry in to the conduct of this 1SG.JA: The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Anything else I can tell the Military Lawyer before I connect you two?Customer: umm. Not really sure, I have my sworn statement that will describe the issue with the Soldier if they would like to see it.JA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Military Lawyer about your situation and connect you two.
I'm in a bad situation I'm getting 6105 to a tactical
Hi I'm in a bad situationI'm getting 6105 for damages to a tactical vehicle. I Knew the course of action of what needed to tak place on my job. Simply I had to load rounds In a ready box and feed chute. I had a officer tell me to not load them in the feed chute. I went to show the officer the extent if I dont load the rounds in the feed chute. He still ordered me to not load the rounds in the feed chute. I obeyed his orders and didn't load them. To the conclusion damages where made to up $40000 bec the rounds where hanging out. They are now 6105 me because I did properly load the rounds in the feed chute. BUT the sisuation is that I tryed to correctthe problem. Other ppl are saying I should rebutal. I want to know is this the right course of action.