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Q: I have 3 days left on my contract in till I ETS out and ,my commander is stating she is going to court marshal me.

I have cleared everything and have my tickets and my id changed and my finale pay ready can she do that !?

My family is also with me here and they have the tickets to go and I have cleared housing and everything else all I am waiting on is to leave .

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1 Lawyer Answer
Patrick Korody
Patrick Korody
  • Military Law Lawyer

A: Yes. You can be placed on legal hold and held beyond your enlistment to be court-martialed. You should speak to a military law attorney or base defense counsel (ADC, TDS, DSO) ASAP. Your discharge and characterization of service may be at stake, in addition to the possible punishments at court-martial.

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