District of Columbia Military Law Questions & Answers

Q: Do you think I'll be getting chaptered?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Military Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017
Robert Donald Gifford II's answer
With your youth, relative newness to the Army, and rank - you can expect a harsh Article 15 punishment. Being chaptered is possible, but my experience has been that the Army has invested time and money in you and hopefully they see this as something that's in the past. You need to soldier on smartly, no issues, show up early, stay late, and be seen with the crowd that's good for you. All eyes are on you, so you need to put this behind you if you want to stay in. Losing an Honorable...

Q: 1. would a military officer be in violation of military clearance laws should they have contact/paid by foreign govt.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Feb 3, 2017
Patrick Korody's answer
This would certainly trigger a suspension of a security clearance and investigation by military authorities. There are numerous federal laws and UCMJ articles that can be applied to espionage cases.

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