Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Thu 11/21/2019 View Wed 11/20/2019 View Tue 11/19/2019 View Mon 11/18/2019 View Sun 11/17/2019 View Sat 11/16/2019 View Fri 11/15/2019
2019-11-21 Home Front: Culture Wars
Pardons, Military Discipline and the Burden on Our Troops
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-11-21 05:41|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [669 views ]  Top

#1 I'd like to see a good number of JAG advisors who wrote up RoE that were in direct contravention of Art 99 of the UCMJ be put before a board -

10 U.S. Code § 899. Art. 99. Misbehavior before the enemy

Any member of the armed forces who before or in the presence of the enemy—
(1) runs away;
(2) shamefully abandons, surrenders, or delivers up any command, unit, place, or military property which it is his duty to defend;
(3) through disobedience, neglect, or intentional misconduct endangers the safety of any such command, unit, place, or military property;
(4) casts away his arms or ammunition;
(5) is guilty of cowardly conduct;
(6) quits his place of duty to plunder or pillage;
(7) causes false alarms in any command, unit, or place under control of the armed forces;
(8) willfully fails to do his utmost to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy any enemy troops, combatants, vessels, aircraft, or any other thing, which it is his duty so to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy; or
(9) does not afford all practicable relief and assistance to any troops, combatants, vessels, or aircraft of the armed forces belonging to the United States or their allies when engaged in battle;

shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

Throw in the additional charge of conspiracy to obstruct this article of the UCMJ.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-11-21 08:35||   2019-11-21 08:35|| Front Page Top

#2 Trump just tweeted out that the Navy will NOT be allowed to remove Gallagher's Trident. "Get back to business"

pretty clear message to Obama's Brass
Posted by Frank G 2019-11-21 08:49||   2019-11-21 08:49|| Front Page Top

#3 Prediction:. He'll likely leave on his own.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-11-21 09:34||   2019-11-21 09:34|| Front Page Top

#4 I think he's already said that he's retiring
Posted by Frank G 2019-11-21 09:46||   2019-11-21 09:46|| Front Page Top

#5 #2 - Link
Posted by Frank G 2019-11-21 11:21||   2019-11-21 11:21|| Front Page Top

#6 Frank, I don't think they can take his Trident away. But they can certainly not let him back into the Seal detachments as they are a selection type unit. Then it would be the Navy's problem to find him a home or retire him.
Posted by 49 Pan 2019-11-21 12:14||   2019-11-21 12:14|| Front Page Top

#7 seems like it would be difficult for Gallagher too be on classified missions now with the media tailing him.
Posted by chris 2019-11-21 12:23||   2019-11-21 12:23|| Front Page Top

#8 Just don't make him a ship's cook.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-11-21 12:25||   2019-11-21 12:25|| Front Page Top

#9 ...seen that movie?
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-11-21 20:08||   2019-11-21 20:08|| Front Page Top

#10 The military babus never forgive. They go after minuscule infractions like flies on shit. While traitors like Vindman enjoy protection by the ⭔.

I remember we caught such hell for some boys writing "Allah Allah !" in Paki blood next to a charcoal drawing of a skull in the POK once.

It's just a lark, an little stunt after the heat and noise. If anything the pansy purveyors of postulations like PTSD should wave it off as a 'temporary loss of propriety' there.

"Good to go ! Won't happen again. A-Ok..."
Posted by Dron66046 2019-11-21 22:26||   2019-11-21 22:26|| Front Page Top

22:38 Dron66046
22:26 Dron66046
22:19 KBK
22:17 trailing wife
22:12 DarthVader
22:10 DarthVader
22:07 Lex
22:07 Dron66046
21:52 Lex
21:18 trailing wife
20:11 bbrewer126
20:09 Procopius2k
20:09 Spanky Whuter1088
20:08 Procopius2k
19:57 Procopius2k
19:38 charger
19:05 chris
18:33 jpal
18:17 swksvolFF
18:01 Lex
18:00 Bobby
17:55 NoMoreBS
17:31 Gerthudion Lumplump1831
17:26 Pancho Snomp1274

Search WWW Search