Articles of War


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Articles of War

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1. (Historical Terms) the disciplinary and legal procedures by which the naval and military forces of Great Britain were bound before the 19th century
2. (Military) the disciplinary and legal procedures by which the naval and military forces of Great Britain were bound before the 19th century
3. (Historical Terms) the regulations of the US army, navy, and air force until the Uniform Code of Military Justice replaced them in 1951
4. (Military) the regulations of the US army, navy, and air force until the Uniform Code of Military Justice replaced them in 1951
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Across the paper was scrawled in pencil, without capital letters, misspelled, and without punctuation: "Unsoundly constructed because resembles an imitation of the French military code and from the Articles of War needlessly deviating.
Section Nine, that the militia, when called into the actual service of the United States, shall be subject to the same rules and articles of war as the regular troops of the United States.
Military officers are governed by a set of rules and regulations under the Articles of War.
The AFP has strict regulations against illegal discharge of firearms and other infractions of the Articles of War.
71) At the time, a provision of the Articles of War required
The original wording was effectively replaced by Section 3, Article 1, of the Articles of War approved by Congress on 20 September 1776, which specified that the oath of enlistment read:
Under the Articles of War then in effect, the members had the option of selecting hanging as a punishment, but did not.
revising the Articles of War through the Selective Service Act of 1948,
TODAY CONSTITUTIONDAY 1757: Royal Navy Admiral John Byng was executed by Royal Marine firing squad for breaching the Articles of War - though acquitted of cowardice it was found he was not "doing his utmost" in an action, which led to the French capture of Minorca.
The American Articles of War of 1776, enacted eleven years before our Constitution was authored, contained the following offense:
75, which was made public only yesterday, a day after it was signed covers crimes punishable under the Revised Penal Code, the Articles of War and other laws in connection with the July 2003 Oakwood mutiny, the February 2006 Marine stand-off and the November 2007 Peninsula Manila hotel incident.
14) The 1942 Presidential Military Order and subsequent trial had been affirmed 8-0 by the Supreme Court, (15) but the 1942 order was based on the 1920 Articles of War, which were amended by the 1948 Articles of War and then superseded by the 1950 Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).