What Should I Do if I’ve Been Accused of Going AWOL?

Military members cannot leave without permission. They can be charged with absence without leave, or “AWOL.”  Article 86 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice makes AWOL a punishable offense. Being absent without leave is a lesser offense and different from a charge of desertion. However, the penalties for being AWOL can be severe. If you are accused of going AWOL, it is in your […]

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What Are the Most Common Crimes That Happen on a Military Base?

What Are the Most Common Crimes That Happen on a Military Base?

You would think that a military base is one of the safest places to be in the United States. You are surrounded by men and women who have the best training in defense. Unfortunately, military bases are not immune to criminal activity. Murder on Military Bases Shootings and other acts of homicide are generally the most publicly reported crimes that occur on military bases. News […]

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