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I am researching UCMJ offenses. I found your response few

I am researching UCMJ offenses. I found your response few years back that article 92 dereliction of duty statute of limitations is 5 years. Is that during wartime as well (Iraq/Afghanistan)? Or is it a capital offense because it is wartime? The internet searches I have done are unclear as to how dereliction of duty is treated specifically in wartime.

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Can my department send me up to captains mast to receive

Can my department send me up to captains mast for failure to receive warfare pin, I got two SP evals and my seperation eval is going to be a SP so can they send me up for receiving three SP evals?

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I think Im being investigated oversight

Hi I think Im being investigated for aministtative oversight of a navy program. What are my rights?

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P. Simmons! Thanks quick response! I am a Captain in the Active Duty Army, prior

P. Simmons! Thanks for the quick response! I am a Captain in the Active Duty Army, prior enlisted with several combat identifiers in my skill set.Currently, I am a Dentist (DDS) and am now in the culture of medical folks.Needless to say that the discipline of the average soldier amongst me is little to none.As a Captain (not in command, simply a provider), do I have any legit clout using UCMJ of my soldiers "working" for me fail their duty repeatedly?

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I was just Arrested owi and what should my next action be?

Hi I was just Arrested for a owi and what should my next action be? I'm in the navy.

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Is an officer required to return a salute from a subordina

Is an officer required to return a salute from a subordinate?

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Sir,I am a 20 years MSgt E-7 in the Air Force and I believe

Sir,I am a 20 years MSgt E-7 in the Air Force and I believe I've been targeted for some reason. I've been accused of and received an LOR for promoting an unprofessional environment from a discussion some people were having in my shop and I didn't even hear the conversation. I was instructed not to talk about the LOR to anyone that was not involved so, I talked to my direct supervisor about the situation (she was in the loop of what was going on) so I received another LOR for discussing it with her and I've asked twice to face my accusers and I was not allowed.Now my Commander/Major has ordered a CDI (Commander Directed Investigation) at lodging and now I'm being accused of Dereliction of Duty and I don't know what the findings are/who from.I need help on what to do and I will be filling an IG Complaint against my commander.Any help would be appreciated!

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Hi, My son has been reclassed because he failed out of 68T

Hi, My son has been reclassed because he failed out of 68T AIT. He is very very unhappy and angry about the new MOS he was given. He has three weeks until his AIT class starts, etc. Well, he's been telling me he hates it, can't take it, doesn't want to do it anymore and even tossed around "refuse to train" so he can quit. Plus I wouldn't put it past him that he would just fail tests, etc. so they'll boot him. I've tried to encourage him that he can stick it out (shortest path to normalcy) and I do not support his thoughts about quitting (we are a retired military family (husband)). I wished he would've just gotten the other MOS and I think he would've been fine - but of course "its the needs of the Army" and not his choice. I need a good defining paragraph explaining the detrimental effects if he tries to go down that path so it will hopefully get his head in the right place and do the right thing. Can you help me with that please? Thank you so much, from a very worried Mom.

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Hi i am active duty army, i just got out of basic training

Hi i am active duty army, i just got out of basic training and started AIT as i am now a couple weeks in i have learned of some things i will have to do in this training that i am morally not okay with, i asked my chain of command for a reclassification, i was told it would be possible i would just be put into the needs of the army and i am completely fine with that, a few days later they came back and told me they could not do it and that the only way i could even possibly reclass is if i was to fail the required classes 3 times, and even that i was told is not a guarantee i would be reclassed, that i could be separated if i did that. I have talked to a few other out side of my command and was told that they reclassified people all the time in the position i am in and they didn't see why they would tell me i could not, my question is what are my options? my chain of command is very reluctant to help me in this and tends to just tell me to fail and do it that way, but i find that to be extreme.

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