Details of the nonjudicial punishment
is expected with the release of an investigation conducted by the US military into the incident, which, according to officials, concludes that the airstrike on the hospital was largely a mistake.
The Soldier might receive nonjudicial punishment
and an administrative discharge or face trial by court-martial.
Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), both Article 15 (or nonjudicial punishment
(NJP)) and summary courts-martial (SCMs) enable commanders to swiftly dispose of "minor offenses.
The 3 most common command responses when faced with misconduct are nonjudicial punishment
, administrative separation, and courts-martial.
Coverage begins with some basics of the system, military offenses, and nonjudicial punishment
(a comparative analysis).
In these cases, initial disposition can be a full range of actions, including: taking no action, forwarding the case to a superior or subordinate commander, taking administrative action, initiating nonjudicial punishment
, or making a referral to court-martial," said Maj.
While I am not advocating, nor even suggesting, that General McChrystal and his subordinates should have been court-martialed, serious considerations of nonjudicial punishment
(NJP) under Article 15, UCMJ, should not have been ignored or discarded.
6) Ultimately, "seven Rangers were either reprimanded or received nonjudicial punishment
as a result of the incident" including some soldiers receiving nonjudicial punishment
for "dereliction of duty" but none of the soldiers who were involved in the Tillman shooting were deemed criminally culpable.
other adverse administrative actions 17% administrative discharges 5% nonjudicial punishment
36% courts-martial 42% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Seven other sailors received nonjudicial punishment
for failing to report the incidents, Campbell said.
Justice allows for nonjudicial punishment
imposed by military
Congress struck in allowing nonjudicial punishment
in the UCMJ, how that