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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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.
The American Articles of War of 1776, enacted eleven years before our Constitution was authored, contained the following offense:
The new enlistees brought with them ideas of individualism that ran counter to the army's codified Regulations and Articles of War, as well as the military's traditions and values.
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(15) but the 1942 order was based on the 1920 Articles of War, which were amended by the 1948 Articles of War and then superseded by the 1950 Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
There is confusion between articles of war (army regulations governing conduct in particular armies) and internationally recognized laws of war (conventions of conduct between enemies).
7) The decisions from the World War II era, especially Ex parte Quirin (8) and In re Yamashita, (9) pointed in one direction (10)--that existing Articles of War legislation had authorized military commissions as an exercise of the President's common law military power, and that courts-martial provided a concurrent means for trying war criminals that did not alter the traditional role for military commissions.
Last week, the lower-ranking soldiers entered into a plea bargain with military prosecutors, pleading guilty to three violations of the Articles of War in exchange for dropping the mutiny charges against them.
He has the words but not the music of bow the Articles of War worked and served mission accomplishment since John Adams had cribbed them from the British when he headed the Board of War during the Revolution.
I create luminous images in my mind of whole armies of soldiers throwing their weapons and helmets and articles of war into huge pits.
1950--On May 5 Congress enacts the Uniform Code of Military Justice, replacing the Articles of War as the judicial regulations of the armed forces.