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I was told by my staff Sargent that while my sister was
Hi there, I was told by my staff Sargent that while my sister was visiting me on post I am responsible for her actions under the ucmj. Is that true? She was under age snuck out of my house and was fraternizing with some of my married neighbors. She came home intoxicated. I was really upset and cut our week long visit short. sent her home.2 weeks later, One of the wife's of the married men contacted me and is thinking about filing a complaint about her regarding possible infidelity/inappropriate behavior that she walked in on. I have questioned my sister about this and she denied everything. If the complaint is valid will I be subject to ucmj consequence?
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.
Inquiring about fraternization : A friend of mine is being
inquiring about fraternizationJA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: A friend of mine is being harassed by her ex husband She is a line officer and her current husband is a retired MSgt Her ex found out they were dating in 2013 and said he was going to go to her current commander They are married and he is retired now can she be brought up for fraternizationJA: OK got it. Last thing — Military Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
Question about an adultery charge friend. he is a E-7 in the
Question about an adultery charge for a friend. he is a E-7 in the air force accused of adultery. The woman he was supposedly seeing contacted his command. She sent text messages, and emails, as well as pics of them hanging out. None of the pics are nudes or of a sexual nature. She spoke to someone on the phone but did not see anyone face to face. She has since contacted his command stating she does not wish to pursue action and that she will not provide any further information, and that she will not make any formal statements or authenticate what shes already given. Can he still be prosecured without her cooperation
Sir, I am an Air National Guardsmen with over 15 years of
Sir, I am an Air National Guardsmen with over 15 years of service. I just received a commission as a 2nd Lt less than a month ago. I was notified today that I am facing NJP Proceedings for an alleged battery and fraternization against an enlisted member of the same unit. The alleged incident happened when neither of us were on any orders and was investigated by civilian authorities with no charges filed. As this happened off duty hours can I still face NJP? Do I have any defense to save my career?
One of my friends is enlisted in the Air Force he MARRIED
Hello. One of my friends is enlisted in the Air Force he MARRIED an officer in the Air Force. Anyway somehow it was found out and she (the officer) received an article 15. My question is will my friend the enlisted member get in trouble as well? I'm army so not sure on Air Force law.
My daughter is a freshman ROTC at her college and set to
Hi, My daughter is a freshman ROTC at her college and set to contract this coming fall. Her boyfriend is a soph and is also supposed to contract now. Their school is a small private college, the main program is ran out of a state college which is about 45 mins away. They were both planning to transfer to the state school that hosts their ROTC program next fall. Their relationship has never been "secret" but a high ranking officer recently realized they are dating now he will only contract them both if they go to different schools (he will stay at the private school and my daughter will go to the state school) Is their relationship an issue? They are both enlisted part time Nat Guard and have different MOS. JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet? Customer: No. Not really sure what to do. I feel like power is being abused by the officer who threatened them, he also said they could not date. I have tried to find do research online and it appears to me their relationship is not an issue. Because of chosen majors it is in both of their best interest to transfer to the state school. JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Military Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know? Customer: They are both great students (3.5 and up gpa) and excell in pt and military science classes. My daughters BF has gone to basic and AIT, my daughter is going to basic this summer and will not do AIT because she will contract first. JA: 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: The officer kept promising her bf contract and delaying. His parents finally got frustrated and called Governor and JAG. I think the officer may have gotten "in trouble" because he is suddenly wanting the bf to sign NOW but at the private school and all of a sudden the relationship is an issue.
So here is the issue. My husband has been in South Korea forView more military law questions
So here is the issue. My husband has been in South Korea for about a year now. He got there in March of 2015, and by July I noticed that there was something very wrong with him. His attitude changed, he would go from angry to sad to happy. He was very unpredictable. I tried to urge him to get care, but he wouldn't. I am back in the states so there is limited options for me. So I contacted his chain of command and talked to them about the changes in him. They told me they could not make him get help and that was it. Things continued to spiral downwards. In November he had another really bad episode and again I contacted his chain of command telling them I was very worried about his saftety and begged them to go check on him and get him some help. Again I was told that there was nothing they could do.About a week after that my husband hung himself. He was found and revived and spent quite some time in the hospital. I immediately flew out there to be by his side. In January right before I left to come back to the states I was told that he was being investigated for fraternization. They have demoted him, and because of his demotion he is past his RCP date and are discharging him.My question is, when they say this fraternization took place he was in the middle of a mental breakdown that I had been trying to get him help for. He has since been diagnosed with severe PTSD and has been undergoing treatment. Most of the time they say this took place I was there with him and I know it did not happen. Can they hold him responsible for these actions even though they knew he was having a break down? It just really does not seem fair to me that his reaching out to someone because he was having thoughts and feelings of committing suicide that he could be disciplined for frat.