Q: General Court Martial sentenced me. How can they then subject me to and admin board who issues a harsher sentence?
A: A conviction at GCM would likely be a "serious offense" for purposes of administrative separation. Since it is "administrative" vice "judicial" there is no double jeopardy. I agree with you - separation at an admin board seems unfair if you made it through a GCM without a punitive discharge. There are ways to win at an admin board after a conviction - hire a civilian lawyer or make sure your JAG has a strategy for the board.
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